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SB 41 - Authorizes Regulations of Tanning Facilities - Key Vote

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NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (39-32) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Regulations of Tanning Facilities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires minors be accompanied by their parent to tanning facilities.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from using a tanning facility unless at least one of the following conditions is met (Sec.1):
    • The individual has a written order from a physician; or
    • The individual’s parent or legal guardian appears in person at the facility and signs a consent form each time the minor uses the device.
  • Specifies that the minor’s parent is not required to remain at the facility for the duration of the tanning session (Sec.1).
  • Establishes that it is a class C misdemeanor for an individual to misrepresent to a tanning facility that they are 18 years of age or older (Sec.1). 
  • Requires posted warning signs in the facility and written consent forms to include, but are not limited to, the following information (Sec. 1):
    • Health risks associated with the use of a tanning device; and
    • Minors are prohibited from using a tanning device without either a written order from a physician or accompaniment by a parent or legal guardian who provides written consent.
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (18-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Regulations of Tanning Facilities

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires minors be accompanied by their parent to tanning facilities.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from using a tanning facility unless at least one of the following conditions is met (Sec.1):
    • The individual has a written order from a physician; or
    • The individual’s parent or legal guardian appears in person at the facility and signs a consent form each time the minor uses the device.
  • Specifies that the minor’s parent is not required to remain at the facility for the duration of the tanning session (Sec.1).
  • Establishes that it is a class C misdemeanor for an individual to misrepresent to a tanning facility that they are 18 years of age or older (Sec.1). 
  • Requires posted warning signs in the facility and written consent forms to include, but are not limited to, the following information (Sec. 1):
    • Health risks associated with the use of a tanning device; and
    • Minors are prohibited from using a tanning device without either a written order from a physician or accompaniment by a parent or legal guardian who provides written consent.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Regulations of Tanning Facilities

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