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A133, R139, S188
Sponsors: Senators McConnell and Ford
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Introduced in the Senate on January 13, 2009
Introduced in the House on April 30, 2009
Passed by the General Assembly on February 18, 2010
Governor's Action: March 30, 2010, Signed
HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS
Date Body Action Description with journal page number ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 12/17/2008 Senate Prefiled 12/17/2008 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs 1/13/2009 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-157 1/13/2009 Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-157 3/24/2009 Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-7 4/29/2009 Senate Read second time SJ-13 4/30/2009 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-26 4/30/2009 House Introduced and read first time HJ-157 4/30/2009 House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-157 2/4/2010 House Committee report: Majority favorable, minority unfavorable Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs HJ-9 2/17/2010 House Read second time HJ-187 2/17/2010 House Roll call Yeas-64 Nays-37 HJ-189 2/18/2010 House Read third time and enrolled HJ-46 3/25/2010 Ratified R 139 3/30/2010 Signed By Governor 4/1/2010 Effective date 03/30/10 4/13/2010 Act No. 133
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(A133, R139, S188)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 44-34-60 AND 44-34-100, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO AGE RESTRICTIONS ON TATTOOING, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT PERSONS EIGHTEEN OR OLDER ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A TATTOO.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 44-34-60(C) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 250 of 2004, is amended to read:
"(C) A tattoo artist must verify by means of a picture identification that a recipient is at least eighteen years of age. For purposes of this section, 'picture identification' means:
(1) a valid driver's license; or
(2) an official photographic identification card issued by the South Carolina Department of Revenue, a federal or state law enforcement agency, an agency of the United States Department of Defense, or the United States Department of State. Proof that the defendant demanded, was shown, and reasonably relied upon proof of age is a defense to an action brought pursuant to this section."
SECTION 2. Section 44-34-100(A) of the 1976 Code, as added by Act 250 of 2004, is amended to read:
"(A) It is unlawful for a person to perform or offer to perform tattooing upon a person under the age of eighteen years."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Ratified the 25th day of March, 2010.
Approved the 30th day of March, 2010.
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