Bill Summary for H 250 (2017-2018)

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Apr 25 2017

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 250 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 2, 2017
AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE REGULATION OF BODY ART.
Intro. by Corbin, Bert Jones, Murphy.

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House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition:

Makes changes to the definitions in subsection (a) of GS 130A-283, as follows. Modifies definition of body art by changing "artistic" to "aesthetic," adding that the art is applied to the human body, and deleting reference to subdermal implants. Modifies definition of body piercing by removing reference to the skin "of a person" and making other grammatical changes. Modifies the definition of branding by changing "on human tissue" to "on the skin." Modifies the definition of scarification by redefining that term as "the creation of a permanent mark on the skin by scratching, etching, or cutting." Deletes the definition of subdermal implanting.

Modifies the limitations in subsection (e) by adding "insert an object under the skin" to the list of prohibited activities and making technical formatting changes to that subsection.

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