Tanning facilities; age limit, parental consent. (SB479)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tanning facilities; age limit; parental consent. Prohibits minors younger than 15 years of age from using tanning devices at tanning facilities. The measure also prohibits unemancipated minors age 15, 16, or 17 years from using tanning devices at tanning facilities unless a parent or legal guardian has consented in writing. The written consent form is required to include information developed or approved by the Department of Health. Currently, the parent or legal guardian of a prospective customer younger than 15 years of age is required to sign a written warning statement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101678D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/13/2014Impact statement from VDH (SB479)
01/13/2014Reported from Commerce and Labor (8-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/15/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/17/2014Read third time and passed Senate (28-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Placed on Calendar
01/23/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/27/2014Continued to 2015 in Commerce and Labor
12/04/2014Left in Commerce and Labor