senate Bill S4797

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires tattoo studios and body piercing studios to use single use needles and inks, to obtain consent forms from customers and to maintain customer consent forms

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2014 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1384
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Apr 24, 2013 referred to health

S4797 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1882
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §460, add §467, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S1421, A1334

S4797 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires tattoo studios and body piercing studios to use single-use needles and inks, to obtain consent forms from customers and to maintain customer consent forms for a period of not less than seven years.

S4797 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4797 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4797

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 24, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requiring  tattoo
  studios  and body piercing studios to use single use needles and inks,
  to obtain consent  forms  from  customers  and  to  maintain  customer
  consent forms for a period of not less than seven years

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 460 of the public health law is amended by  adding
two new subdivisions 10 and 11 to read as follows:
  10. "SINGLE USE INK" SHALL MEAN A SEALED AND PRE-FILLED PACKAGE OF INK
THAT IS ONLY INTENDED FOR A SINGLE USE.
  11.  "SINGLE  USE NEEDLE" SHALL MEAN A SEALED AND STERILE PACKAGE OF A
DISPOSABLE NEEDLE.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section  467  to
read as follows:
  S  467.  SINGLE  USE TATTOO AND BODY PIERCING EQUIPMENT. 1. ALL TATTOO
STUDIOS AND BODY PIERCING STUDIOS MUST ENSURE THAT SINGLE USE  INKS  AND
SINGLE  USE  NEEDLES ARE USED IN ALL TATTOO AND BODY PIERCING PROCEDURES
PERFORMED IN SUCH ESTABLISHMENTS.
  2. PRIOR TO A PERSON RECEIVING  A  TATTOO  OR  BODY  PIERCING  FROM  A
LICENSED TATTOOIST OR BODY PIERCING SPECIALIST, SUCH PERSON AND LICENSED
TATTOOIST  OR  BODY PIERCING SPECIALIST MUST SIGN A FORM CONFIRMING THAT
THE TATTOOIST OR BODY PIERCING SPECIALIST:
  A. PRESENTED ALL SINGLE USE MATERIALS IN A STERILE AND SEALED PACKAGE,
THAT ARE TO BE USED DURING THE TATTOO OR BODY PIERCING PROCEDURE, TO THE
PERSON RECEIVING SUCH TATTOO OR BODY PIERCING; AND
  B. OPENED ALL SINGLE USE MATERIALS THAT ARE  TO  BE  USED  DURING  THE
TATTOO  OR  BODY  PIERCING  PROCEDURE  INCLUDING NEEDLES, INKS AND OTHER
INSTRUMENTS IN THE PRESENCE OF THE PERSON RECEIVING SUCH TATTOO OR  BODY
PIERCING.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00368-01-3

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