An Act To Reduce Childhood Exposure to Harmful Ultraviolet Radiation by Allowing Students To Use Sunscreen in Schools
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §254, sub-§5, ¶D is enacted to read:
D. Rules adopted by the commissioner under this subsection must authorize students who attend public school to possess and use a topical sunscreen product while on school property or at a school-sponsored event without a note or prescription from a licensed health care professional if the product is regulated by the federal Food and Drug Administration for over-the-counter use for the purpose of limiting skin damage from ultraviolet radiation.
Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 129th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.