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SENATE BILL NO. 1184
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S1184.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE
TATTOO PARLORS - Amends existing law to provide that the Director of the
Department of Health and Welfare shall provide sanitary inspection of
02/15 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/16 Rpt prt - to Health/Wel
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1184
BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO TATTOO PARLORS; AMENDING SECTION 39-2001, IDAHO CODE, TO CHARGE
3 THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE TO INSPECT TATTOO
4 PARLORS; AND AMENDING SECTION 39-2003, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE PENALTIES
5 AND TO MAKE A TECHNICAL CORRECTION.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Section 39-2001, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
8 amended to read as follows:
9 39-2001. JURISDICTION OF DIRECTOR. In the interest of the public health
10 and to prevent the spread of contagious and infectious diseases, the director
11 of the department of health and welfare is charged with the sanitary supervi-
12 sion of all barber shops, hairdressing parlors, tattoo parlors,
13 retail cosmetics dealers, public bathhouses, public bathrooms and public bath-
14 ing places in the state of Idaho.
15 SECTION 2. That Section 39-2003, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
16 amended to read as follows:
17 39-2003. CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE. Upon any such establishment herein
18 being found to be in a sanitary condition, by the director, and complying with
19 the regulations rules provided for in the preceding
20 section, a certificate shall be issued by said director without any cost, good
21 for the year in which it is issued, which shall be kept posted in a conspicu-
22 ous place. The owner, lessee, or manager of any barber shop, hairdressing par-
23 lor, tattoo parlor, retail cosmetics dealer, public bathroom,
24 bathhouse, or bathing resort who operates his business in violation of this
25 provision shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished as provided in the
26 preceding section.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Regarding public health and safety, this proposal would place Tattoo Parlors in the same title and chapter as Barber Shops and Beauty Salons regarding sanitary inspections. There have been numerous serious infections arise out of tattoo parlors in our state.
No fiscal Impact to the general fund.
CONTACT: Senator Jack Riggs 332-1391
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE S1184