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65-1941. Same; license required to perform certain activities; exceptions; penalty; action to enjoin unauthorized activities; cease and desist orders. (a) No person, including a tattoo artist, cosmetic tattoo artist or body piercer, shall perform tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing on another person, display a sign or in any other way advertise or purport to be a tattoo artist, cosmetic tattoo artist or body piercer unless that person holds a valid license issued by the board. This act does not prevent or affect the use of tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing by a physician, a person under the control and supervision of a physician, a licensed dentist, a person under the control and supervision of a licensed dentist, an individual performing tattooing, cosmetic tattooing or body piercing solely on such individual's body.

(b) Violation of subsection (a) is a class A nonperson misdemeanor.

(c) The board may bring an action to enjoin any person required to be licensed under K.S.A. 65-1940 through 65-1954, and amendments thereto, from practicing body piercing, tattooing or cosmetic tattooing if such person does not hold a currently valid license authorizing the person to engage in such practice. The board may bring an action to enjoin any person from operating an establishment required to be licensed under K.S.A. 65-1940 through 65-1954, and amendments thereto, if such person does not hold a currently valid establishment license.

(d) The board may order the remedying of any violations of rules and regulations of the board or any provision of this act and the board may issue a cease and desist order upon board determination that the holder of a license has violated any order of the board, any rules and regulations of the board or any provision of K.S.A. 65-1940 through 65-1954, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1996, ch. 138, § 2; L. 2001, ch. 193, § 3; L. 2008, ch. 108, § 12; July 1.

Revisor's Note:

Section was also amended by L. 2001, ch. 193, §7, but that version was repealed by L. 2002, ch. 187, §19.


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