02RS HB29


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HB 29/FN/LM (BR 165) - L. Clark, K. Bratcher, B. Colter, R. Crimm, S. Lee, T. Riner, G. Tapp

     AN ACT relating to body piercing.
     Amend KRS 211.760 to define "body piercing," "facility," and "tattooing," require body piercing businesses to register with local or district health departments, and prohibit the body piercing of minors without written notarized parental consent.


     HFA (1, B. Heleringer) - Amend subsection (3) to provide who may give consent for tattoos and body piercing, taking out requirement for written notarized consent, and providing guidelines for self-consent petition by minor to the circuit court for tattoos and body piercing.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Jan 10-posted in committee
     Jan 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 17-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 18, 2002; floor amendment (1) filed
     Jan 18-3rd reading, passed 91-0
     Jan 22-received in Senate
     Jan 24-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (S)
     Mar 27-taken from committee; to Rules (S); posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 27, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 36-2
     Mar 28-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 153)

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