Tattooing or body piercing of minors; penalty. (HB1230)

Introduced By

Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tattooing or body piercing; penalty. Increases the penalty for tattooing or body piercing minors without parental consent or without medical supervision and for tattooing or body piercing without complying with health and safety requirements and disclosure provisions from a Class 2 misdemeanor to a Class 1 misdemeanor. The criminal provisions will apply only to someone who performs such services for hire or consideration. Currently the Class 1 misdemeanor applies only to a second violation of the statute. Read the Bill »


04/05/2006: signed by governor


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060954364
01/11/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/12/2006Fiscal impact statement from VCSC (HB1230)
02/06/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (19-Y 0-N)
02/08/2006Read first time
02/09/2006Read second time
02/09/2006Committee amendments agreed to
02/09/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB1230E
02/09/2006Printed as engrossed 060954364-E
02/10/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2006Communicated to Senate
02/13/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2006Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/27/2006Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Rereferred to Finance
03/01/2006Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
03/02/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Read third time
03/03/2006Reading of amendments waived
03/03/2006Committee amendments #'s 1 & 2 agreed to
03/03/2006Committee amendment #3 rejected
03/03/2006Reading of amendment waived
03/03/2006Amendment by Senator Stolle agreed to
03/03/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/03/2006Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Placed on Calendar
03/07/2006Passed by for the day
03/08/2006Passed by for the day
03/09/2006Senate amendments rejected by House (2-Y 94-N)
03/09/2006VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 94-N)
03/09/2006Senate insisted on amendments (36-Y 0-N)
03/09/2006VOTE: (36-Y 0-N)
03/09/2006Senate requested conference committee
03/09/2006House acceded to request
03/09/2006Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2006Delegates: Jones, D.C, Janis, Marshall, R.G.
03/09/2006Conferees appointed by Senate
03/09/2006Senators: Edwards, Blevins, Marsh
03/11/2006Conference substitute printed 063067364-H1
03/11/2006Conference report agreed to by House (89-Y 1-N)
03/11/2006VOTE: ADOPTION (89-Y 1-N)
03/11/2006Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 1-N)
03/11/2006VOTE: (38-Y 1-N)
03/21/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1230ER)
03/21/2006Signed by Speaker
03/22/2006Signed by President
03/30/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB1230ER)
04/05/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 692 (effective 7/1/06)
04/14/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0692)