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File #: 130057    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 1/31/2013 In control: Committee on Public Health and Human Services
On agenda: Final action: 5/23/2013
Title: Amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Health Code," by adding a new Chapter providing for the regulation of tanning facilities; amending Section 6-102, by adding definitions; and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: HEALTH CODE
Code sections: 6-102 - Definitions, Title 6 - HEALTH CODE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 13005700.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy13005700.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/5/20130 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/23/20130 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
5/16/20130 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/16/20130 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
5/16/20130 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/15/20130 Committee on Public Health and Human Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/15/20130 Committee on Public Health and Human Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/15/20130 Committee on Public Health and Human Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
1/31/20130 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Health Code," by adding a new Chapter providing for the regulation of tanning facilities; amending Section 6-102, by adding definitions; and making technical changes, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 6 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

TITLE 6. HEALTH CODE

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CHAPTER 6-100. GENERAL PROVISIONS

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ยง 6-102. Definitions.
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(37.1) Minor. Any person under eighteen (18) years of age.

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(40.1) Phototherapy device. Equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation and is used by health care professionals in the treatment of disease.

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(51) Tanning Equipment or Device. Equipment that emits ultraviolet (UV) radiation and is used for tanning of the skin, including but not limited to, a sunlamp, ultraviolet lamp, tanning booth or tanning bed. The term also includes any accompanying equipment such as protective eyewear, timers and handrails but does not include the following:

(a) Phototherapy devices utilized by appropriate health care professionals under the direct supervision of a physician trained in the use of phototherapy devices;

(b) Devices used for personal use in a private residence; or

(c) Devices used to apply chemicals to the skin to achieve a bronze color, commonly referred to as spray-on, mist-on or sunless tans.

(52) Tanning Facility. Any place or business that provides consumers with access to tanning equipment or a tanning device for a fee, membership dues or any other form of compensation.

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CHAPTER 6-1000. TANNING FACILITIES
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