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2014 Senate Bill 6065: Protecting children under the age of eighteen from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices
Introduced by Sen. Curtis King (Yakima) (R) on January 15, 2014
For Bill Information, please click HERE.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Commerce & Labor Committee on January 15, 2014
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on January 23, 2014
Amendment offered by Sen. Don Benton (Vancouver) (R) on February 12, 2014
Requires parental notice and consent for any person under 18 to have a surgical procedure. The amendment was ruled out of scope..
Received in the House on February 14, 2014
Referred to the House Health Care & Wellness Committee on February 14, 2014
Amendment offered in the House on February 26, 2014
Persons under 18 years of age are prohibited from using a UV tanning device without a written prescription for UV radiation treatment from a licensed physician. A "UV tanning device" is equipment that emits radiation used for the tanning of the skin, including a sunlamp, tanning booth, or tanning bed. It does not include a phototherapy device. Proof of age must be satisfied with a driver's license or other government-issued identification containing the date of birth and photograph. The owner of a tanning facility that permits a minor to use a tanning device is liable for a civil penalty not to exceed $250 per violation. A "tanning facility" is a location or business that provides people access to UV tanning devices for a fee..
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 26, 2014
Received in the Senate on March 11, 2014
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on March 27, 2014