An Act To Reduce Youth Cancer Risk
Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §689-A is enacted to read:
§ 689-A. Tanning facilities; minors
(1) The practice of a health practitioner licensed under Title 32 who uses diagnostic or therapeutic equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation and whose scope of license prior to the effective date of this section includes the intentional exposure of individuals to sources of radiation for diagnostic or treatment purposes; or
(2) The residence of an individual who owns a tanning device exclusively for personal, noncommercial use.
This bill prohibits tanning facilities and operators from allowing individuals who have not attained 18 years of age to use tanning devices.