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General Assembly


Raised Bill No. 219

February Session, 2018


LCO No. 905



Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH


Introduced by:





Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subsection (b) of section 19a-232 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2018):

(b) An operator shall not allow any person under [seventeen] eighteen years of age to use a tanning device. Any operator who, knowing that a person is under [seventeen] eighteen years of age or under circumstances where such operator should know that a person is under [seventeen] eighteen years of age, allows such person to use a tanning device shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars. Such fine shall be payable to the municipal health department or health district for the municipality in which the tanning facility is located.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2018


Statement of Purpose:

To raise the minimum age of persons allowed to use a tanning device at a tanning facility from seventeen to eighteen.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]