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HB 584/LM (BR 1318) - R. Adams, K. Hall, A. Wuchner

     AN ACT relating to body modifications and making an appropriation therefor.
     Establish Chapter 317C and create new sections thereof to require persons engaging in the practices of tattooing or body piercing or operating a body piercing or tattoo studio to obtain a license under the chapter; set out exemptions; prohibit a licensed tattoo artist from giving laser treatment, injecting Botox, and from performing permanent cosmetic tattoos; create board; establish membership; attach board for administrative purposes to the Division of Occupation and Professions; establish boards duties; promulgate administrative regulations to ensure public safety and the competence of the practitioners; require the board to promulgate administrative regulations relating to the training of persons licensed; establish qualifications for licensing as a tattoo artist, tattoo studio, tattoo instructor, body piercing technician, and body piercing studio; establish procedures for the issuance and renewal of licenses; establish board's authority to impose disciplinary actions and the grounds upon which the actions may be taken; require that the provisions of this chapter supersede local government ordinances, except for those relating to occupational license fees and zoning requirements; create a revolving account; limit use of moneys in revolving account to administration of chapter; repeal KRS 211.760; amend KRS 211.990 to conform.

     Feb 20-introduced in House
     Feb 21-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Feb 25-posted in committee
     Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 7, 2008
     Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Mar 11-received in Senate
     Mar 13-to Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations (S)

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