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SB 464 - Prohibits The Use Of Tanning Facilities By Minors - Key Vote

West Virginia Key Votes

Clark Barnes voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits The Use Of Tanning Facilities By Minors

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (92-7) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits The Use Of Tanning Facilities By Minors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits minors from using tanning facilities.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an individual under the age of 18 from using a tanning device (Sec. 3).
  • Requires all customers at a tanning facility to present proof of age with a government-issued identification containing the date of birth and photograph of the individual before using a tanning device (Sec. 3).
  • Requires the tanning facility to provide every customer a consent form that includes a warning of the health issues related to the use of tanning devices (Sec. 3).
  • Requires every tanning facility to obtain a business registration certificate and register with the local board of health to conduct annual inspections, effective July 1, 2014 (Sec. 2).
  • Classifies the owner of a tanning facility who does not obtain a business registration certificate, register with the local board of health, or request an inspection as guilty of a misdemeanor with the following penalties (Sec. 6):
    • $500 fine for first offense;
    • Up to $2,000 fine and/or jail time up to 1 year for second offense;
    • Up to $5,000 fine and/or jail time up to 1 year for third offense; and
    • Suspension of the owner’s business registration certificate for third or subsequent offense.
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits The Use Of Tanning Facilities By Minors

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