senate Bill S1421

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 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 from customers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 14, 2015 signed chap.230
Aug 03, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2015 delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.61
substituted for a1334
Jun 01, 2015 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 23, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 22, 2015 1st report cal.392
Jan 12, 2015 referred to health

S1421 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1334
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §460, add §467, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S4797, A1882

S1421 (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.

S1421 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1421 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1421

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2015
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD00525-01-5

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