BREAKING NEWS – Governor signs teen tanning bill
Published 9:07 pm Friday, March 27, 2009
Gov. Haley Barbour has signed a bill that would require anyone 17 or younger to get written permission from a parent or guardian before using an indoor tanning facility.
The bill also would require a parent or guardian to remain at the gym, salon or other facility when someone 13 or younger uses a tanning bed.
The parental permission would be valid for a year and can be revoked at any time.
The law takes effect July 1.
The bill is House Bill 214.