senate Bill S5585A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to tanning facilities

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Current Bill Status Via A7218 - Signed by Governor


  • 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 16, 2018 signed chap.194
Aug 13, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 12, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.198
substituted for s5585a
Jun 12, 2018 substituted by a7218a
Jan 23, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 22, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 17, 2018 1st report cal.198
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
May 30, 2017 print number 5585a
May 30, 2017 amend and recommit to health
Apr 18, 2017 referred to health

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S5585 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7218A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3550 & 3555, Pub Health L

S5585 - Summary

Relates to tanning facilities.

S5585 - Sponsor Memo

S5585 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5585

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- 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 tanning facilities

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

  Section  1. Section 3550 of the public health law, as added by chapter
378 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3550. Definitions. When used in this article,  the  following  words
and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
  1.  "Tanning  facility" shall mean any establishment where one or more
ultraviolet radiation device is used, offered, or made available for use
by any human being, [for which]  WHETHER  OR  NOT  a  fee  is  charged[,
directly  or  indirectly,  but  shall not include any facility where any
such device is used by a qualified health care professional  for  treat-
ment of medical conditions].
  1-A.  "PHOTOTHERAPY  DEVICE"  MEANS  EQUIPMENT  THAT EMITS ULTRAVIOLET
RADIATION AND IS USED IN THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF DISEASE OR  INJU-
RY.
  2.  "Ultraviolet  radiation  device" shall mean any equipment which is
designed to emit electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength interval of
two hundred to four hundred nanometers in air, and which is intended  to
induce tanning of the human skin through irradiation, including, but not
limited to, a sunlamp, tanning booth, or tanning bed.
  3.  "Person" shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, joint
venture, or any business entity.
  S 2. Section 3555 of the public health law, as amended by chapter  105
of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  3555.  Restrictions on the use of ultraviolet radiation devices. 1.
THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY PHYSICIAN WHO IS  DULY  LICENSED  TO
PRACTICE  MEDICINE  IN  THIS STATE AND WHO, IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10747-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S5585A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7218A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3550 & 3555, Pub Health L

S5585A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to tanning facilities.

S5585A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5585A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5585--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BOYLE, ALCANTARA, BRESLIN, BROOKS, COMRIE, KAMINSKY,
  KENNEDY,  KRUEGER, LATIMER, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to tanning facilities

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

  Section 1. Section 3550 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
378 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  S  3550.  Definitions.  When used in this article, the following words
and phrases shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section:
  1. "Tanning facility" shall mean any establishment where one  or  more
ultraviolet radiation device is used, offered, or made available for use
by any human being, [for which] WHETHER OR NOT a fee is charged, direct-
ly  or  indirectly,  but  shall  not include any facility where any such
device is used by a qualified health care professional for treatment  of
medical conditions.
  2.  "Ultraviolet  radiation  device" shall mean any equipment which is
designed to emit electromagnetic radiation in the wavelength interval of
two hundred to four hundred nanometers in air, and which is intended  to
induce tanning of the human skin through irradiation, including, but not
limited to, a sunlamp, tanning booth, or tanning bed.
  3.  "Person" shall mean an individual, corporation, partnership, joint
venture, or any business entity.
  S 2. Section 3555 of the public health law, as amended by chapter  105
of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  3555.  Restrictions on the use of ultraviolet radiation devices. 1.
No owner, operator, or employee of a tanning facility shall  permit  the
use  of  the tanning facility by a person eighteen years of age or older
until such person provides a  driver's  license  or  other  photographic

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10747-03-7

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