NY State Tanning Laws

Effective August 15, 2012, New York State Public Health Law prohibits persons under seventeen (17) years of age from using UV radiation devices. It requires that persons seventeen (17) years of age have a parent or legal guardian sign a consent form before using UV radiation devices. Persons eighteen (18) years of age or older must provide a driver’s license or other photo identification, issued by a government entity or educational institution, before using UV radiation devices.