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§ 7302. Tanning facilities--Age requirement--Posting requirement

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 85. Diabetes Prevention
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 7302
§ 7302. Tanning facilities--Age requirement--Posting requirement
A. As used in this act:
1. “Phototherapy device” means equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation and is used in the diagnosis or treatment of disease or injury;
2. “Tanning device” means equipment that emits electromagnetic radiation having wavelengths in the air between two hundred (200) and four hundred (400) nanometers and that is used for tanning of human skin and any equipment used with that equipment including, but not limited to, protective eyewear, timers and handrails. For the purposes of this paragraph, “tanning device” shall not include a phototherapy device used, or prescribed for use, by a physician;
3. “Tanning facility” means any location, place, area, structure or business that provides persons access to any tanning device, including tanning salons, health clubs, apartments and condominiums, regardless of whether a fee is charged for access to tanning equipment; and
4. “Operator” means a person designated by the owner of a tanning facility or tanning device lessee to operate or to assist and instruct in the operation and use of the tanning facility or tanning device.
B. It shall be unlawful for any person under eighteen (18) years of age to use any tanning device of any tanning facility in this state.
C. A person who is the owner, lessee or operator of a tanning facility in this state shall post in a conspicuous place in each tanning facility owned, leased or operated by that person a notice developed by the State Department of Health that states all of the following:
1. That it is unlawful for a tanning facility or operator to allow a person under eighteen (18) years of age to use any tanning device;
2. That a tanning facility or operator that violates the provisions of this act shall be subject to a civil penalty;
3. That an individual may report a violation of one or more provisions of this act to the local law enforcement agency; and
4. The health risks associated with tanning including, but not limited to, skin cancer, premature aging of skin, burns to the skin and adverse reactions to certain medications, foods and cosmetics.
D. The State Board of Health shall promulgate rules to implement the provisions of this act.

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Laws 2017, c. 189, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2017.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 7302, OK ST T. 63 § 7302
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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