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SECTION 462
Application of article
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 4-A
§ 462. Application of article. 1. This article shall not apply to or
affect a physician duly licensed under article one hundred thirty-one of
the education law or x-ray technicians.

2. This article shall not apply to, affect, or restrict the ability of
a city, town, village, or county to enact a local law or ordinance
prohibiting or restricting body piercing or tattooing within such city,
town, village or county.

3. Nothing contained in this article shall be construed to limit the
duty or power of an officer to act with regard to an immediate threat to
the health of the customers of a body piercing specialist or tattooist
or body piercing studio or tattoo studio or the community in which it is
located, or to alter or abridge any of the duties and powers now or
hereafter existing in the commissioner, state district health officers,
county boards of health, county commissioners of health or local boards
of health.