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(D) Each tattoo facility must keep a current written log for the previous two years of autoclave use including, but not limited to, the date and time of use and results of sterilization spore test strip tests performed at least monthly.(E) A tattoo facility must include a room for the purpose of disinfecting and sterilization of equipment, and this room must be physically separate from the room used for tattooing procedures to avoid cross contamination of equipment. Inspection costs; use of fees and monetary penalties.(2) As used in this subsection: (a) "Church" means an establishment, other than a private dwelling, where religious services are usually conducted.(b) "School" means an establishment, other than a private dwelling where the usual processes of education are usually conducted.(D) A person who has his or her body tattooed while under the age of eighteen in violation of subsection (C) above may bring an action in the circuit court against the person convicted of the violation to recover actual damages and punitive damages plus costs of the action and attorney's fees. (B) This chapter does not limit the department's ability to require a potential licensee to obtain any business license or permit that the department finds appropriate. The department may revoke, suspend, or refuse to issue or renew a license pursuant to this chapter and invoke a monetary penalty upon evidence as determined by the department that the licensee of the facility under this chapter has: (1) failed to maintain a business address or telephone number at which the tattoo facility may be reached during business hours; (2) failed to maintain proper safety, sanitation, or sterilization procedures as established by law or by department regulations; (3) obtained a tattoo facility license through fraud or deceit; or (4) violated any applicable law or regulation. (D) Tattooing may not be performed on skin surfaces having a rash, pimples, boils, keloids, sunburn, open lesions, infections, or manifest any evidence of unhealthy conditions.
(G) All licensing fees and monetary penalties collected must be remitted to the Department of Health and Environmental Control in a separate and distinct account to be used solely to carry out and enforce the provisions of this chapter. This distance must be computed by following the shortest route of ordinary pedestrian or vehicular travel along the public thoroughfare from the nearest point of the grounds in use as part of the church, school, or playground.Flooring in each room must be composed of material which is sanitizable. (A) The department may charge an additional amount if necessary to cover the cost of inspection. Tattoo artists; required certifications; on-site inspections. (A) A tattoo artist must be at least twenty-one years old and must possess a certificate of successful completion, on an annual basis, of a course in blood borne pathology and tattoo infection control as approved by the department, a current American Red Cross First Aid Certification and Adult Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification obtained either from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association.(B) Fees and monetary penalties established by this chapter must be used exclusively in support of activities pursuant to this chapter. A tattoo artist must conspicuously display in a public area on the premises of the tattoo facility the certificates of successful completion of a course in CPR, first aid, blood borne pathogens, and tattoo infection control.This informed consent or release form must be signed by the prospective client and must contain, at a minimum, aftercare suggestions for the specific tattoo site; (2) the tattoo facility license issued by the department. (A) It is unlawful for a person to perform or offer to perform tattooing upon a person under the age of eighteen years.(C) A tattoo artist must verify by means of a picture identification that a recipient is at least eighteen years of age. (B) The minor upon whom tattooing is performed, or the parent or legal guardian of that minor, or any other minor is not liable for punishment pursuant to this section.