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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Cosmetology (This board no longer exists; it was merged into the Board for Barbers and Cosmetology)

[EXPIRED] Board for Cosmetology Regulations [18 VAC 55 ‑ 22]
Expired, pursuant to the third enactment of chapter 726 of the 2000 Acts of Assembly, eff. July 1, 2002. click here
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for cosmetologists and nail technicians.
State Authority Title 54.1, Chapter 12
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the cosmetology and nail care professions in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: William H. Ferguson, II  / Assistant Director
Address: 3600 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23230
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8575    FAX: (804)367-2474    TDD: (804)367-9753
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of Cosmetology Licensing Rules and Regulations Proposed Stage withdrawn on 04/09/2002 before DPB completed its review.