Bill Summary for H 158 (2015-2016)

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Mar 4 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 158 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 4, 2015
AN ACT PROHIBITING PERSONS UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE FROM USING TANNING EQUIPMENT.
Intro. by Lambeth, Dollar, Hurley, McElraft.

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Identical to S 125, filed 2/25/15.

Provides that this act will be known as the Jim Fulghum Teen Skin Cancer Prevention Act.

Amends GS 104E-9.1(a) to provide that operators of tanning equipment and owners of tanning facilities cannot allow any individual under 18 years old to use tanning equipment (previously, allowed all individuals to use tanning equipment but required a written prescription from a medical physician for an individual that was 13 years old or younger).

Effective October 1, 2015.

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