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LD 272 - Prohibits the Use of Tanning Facilities by Minors - Key Vote

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits the Use of Tanning Facilities by Minors

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Use of Tanning Facilities by Minors

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Highlights:
  • Prohibits an operator of a “tanning facility” from allowing an individual who is under 18 years of age to use a tanning device (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “tanning facility” as any location that provides individuals with access to a tanning device including salons, health clubs, apartments, and condominiums, except tanning devices that are in the residence of an individual who owns the device exclusively for personal, noncommercial use (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the operator of a tanning facility to post a notice in a conspicuous location within the tanning facility which states that it is unlawful for a tanning facility to allow an individual who is under 18 years of age to use a tanning device (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a Class D crime (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (91-56) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits the Use of Tanning Facilities by Minors

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits an individual who is under 18 years of age from using tanning facility.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits an operator of a “tanning facility” from allowing an individual who is under 18 years of age to use a tanning device (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “tanning facility” as any location that provides individuals with access to a tanning device including salons, health clubs, apartments, and condominiums, except tanning devices that are in the residence of an individual who owns the device exclusively for personal, noncommercial use (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the operator of a tanning facility to post a notice in a conspicuous location within the tanning facility which states that it is unlawful for a tanning facility to allow an individual who is under 18 years of age to use a tanning device (Sec. 1).
  • Classifies a violation of the provisions of this bill as a Class D crime (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Prohibits the Use of Tanning Facilities by Minors

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