Maine Revised Statutes

§4313. Licensing rules

The department shall adopt licensing rules governing the practice of micropigmentation under this chapter. Rules adopted under this chapter are routine technical rules for purposes of Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A. The rules must include the following. [1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW).]

1. Standards of practice.  The department shall adopt rules that provide standards for the practice of micropigmentation that include at least the following.
A. Instruments used for micropigmentation must be sterilized in a manner specified by the department. [1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW).]
B. Micropigmentation facilities must be equipped with appropriate sterilization equipment, hot and cold running water and a covered waste receptacle. [1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW).]
C. Case history records must be kept for each client. [1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW).]
D. A micropigmentation practitioner must demonstrate safety, sanitation and sterilization procedures and knowledge of infection control. [1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW).]
[ 1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Education and training.  The department shall adopt rules specifying the education and training standards for the practice of micropigmentation. The rules may require continuing education.
The licensing rules must be adopted by the department by November 1, 1997.
[ 1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW) .]
1997, c. 383, §1 (NEW).