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(210 ILCS 145/) Tanning Facility Permit Act.

210 ILCS 145/1

    (210 ILCS 145/1) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-1)
    Sec. 1. This Act may be cited as the Tanning Facility Permit Act.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/5

    (210 ILCS 145/5) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. In this Act:
    "Consumer" means any member of the public who is provided access to a tanning facility in exchange for a fee or other compensation, or any individual who, in exchange for a fee or other compensation, is afforded use of a tanning facility as a condition or benefit of membership or access.
    "Department" means the Illinois Department of Public Health or other health authority designated as its agent.
    "Director" means the Director of Public Health or his designee.
    "Fee" means the payment or exchange of goods, or anything of value for use of the tanning facility or facilities.
    "Operator" means the person designated by the Licensee for the facility to assist and instruct the public in the correct operation of the tanning facility.
    "Other compensation" means the payment or exchange of goods, or anything of value for use of the tanning facility or facilities.
    "Tanning equipment" means sunlamp products and ultraviolet lamps intended to induce skin tanning through the irradiation of any part of the living body.
    "Tanning facility" or "Tanning facilities" means a room or a booth or group of rooms or booths that houses ultraviolet lamps or products containing lamps intended for the irradiation of any part of the living human body for cosmetic or nonmedical related purposes but does not include any hotel or motel guest rooms where sunlamps are installed in the restroom area.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/10

    (210 ILCS 145/10) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-10)
    Sec. 10. Permit; fees; application.
    (a) A permit issued by the Department shall be required prior to the operation of any tanning facility used by the public for a fee or other compensation. The owner of the facility shall file an application for a permit with the Department on a form prescribed by the Department that shall include at least the following information:
        (1) Applicant's (owner) name, address, telephone
        (2) Name of the tanning facility, address, telephone
        (3) Type and year of manufacture of equipment
proposed to be used for such tanning devices.
        (4) Primary function of the business in which the
tanning facility is located.
        (5) Operating procedures to be used in the facility.
    (b) A fee of $250 shall be submitted with the application to the Department.
    (c) If the owner owns or operates more than one tanning facility, the owner shall file a separate application for each facility owned or operated.
    (d) Within 90 days of receipt of an application, the Department's personnel shall complete the initial inspection of the premises of the tanning facility and ensure that the premises and the tanning facilities are installed and will be operated in accordance with this ordinance.
    (e) Upon submission of the application and the required fee, and if the initial inspection of the premises indicates that the premises and the tanning facilities are installed and will be operated in accordance with this Act, the Department shall issue a permit to the owner or operator.
    (f) The permit issued by the Department shall be effective for one year following the date of issuance. The Department may stagger permit renewal dates on a quarterly basis with an initial permit being effective from 9 months to 15 months. The permit is valid only for the location and owner stated on the permit and is not transferable.
    (g) The permit shall be displayed in a place within sight of the public when entering the premises of the tanning facility.
    (h) In the event of a change of ownership, the new owner will be required to apply for a permit to own and operate a tanning facility prior to taking possession of the property. A provisional license may be issued by the Department until an initial inspection for a permit can be performed by the Department.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/15

    (210 ILCS 145/15) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-15)
    Sec. 15. Permit renewal procedures; inspections.
    (a) All permits issued by the Department under this Act shall expire on a specified date and may be renewed by submission to the Department at least 30 days before the expiration date a permit renewal application and the annual renewal fee of $150.
    (b) The Department may refuse to renew the permit of any owner or operator who has been found to be in violation of this Act for the safe operation of tanning facilities.
    (c) Each tanning facility shall be inspected at least once each year after the initial year in which the facility was granted a permit.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/20

    (210 ILCS 145/20) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-20)
    Sec. 20. Requirements for permit.
    (a) No sunlamp product or ultraviolet lamp intended for use in any sunlamp product shall be installed in any tanning facility, the use of which is offered to the public for a fee or any other consideration, unless the products or facilities have been found to be in compliance with the standards established by the Department by rule. Tanning units and all the component parts thereof manufactured on or after May 7, 1980 shall meet the provisions of federal regulations. Other performance standards shall apply for units manufactured before May 7, 1980.
    (b) For each sunlamp product and ultraviolet lamp, the ratio of the irradiance within the wavelength range of 200 through 400 nanometers shall not exceed 0.003 at any distance or direction from the product or lamp.
    (c) Each sunlamp shall incorporate a timing device with multiple timer settings adequate for the manufacturer's recommended exposure intervals to produce the expected results. The timing device shall not provide a timing interval in excess of the product's recommended maximum exposure time, or 10 minutes. This requirement does not preclude the ability of the user to reset the time. The timer may not automatically reset and cause radiation emission to resume for a period greater than the unused portion of the timer cycle when emission from the sunlamp product has been terminated.
    (d) Each sunlamp product shall incorporate a control on the product to enable the user to manually terminate radiation without pulling the electrical plug or coming in contact with the ultraviolet lamp.
    (e) Each sunlamp product shall be accompanied by the number of sets of protective eyewear that is equal to the maximum number of persons intended to be exposed simultaneously to product radiation. The eyewear shall be provided by the manufacturer and shall meet or exceed his product recommendations. All protective eyewear shall be properly sanitized prior to each use.
    (f) Each ultraviolet lamp contained within the sunlamp product shall be shielded so as to not come into contact with the user. A screen or transparent cover shall be used for this purpose.
    (g) Each sunlamp product in which the person is in a standing position shall provide a handrail for the user to hold onto during operation of tanning facility. Each tanning facility shall have, clearly marked, the appropriate position the user is to assume prior to operation.
    (h) Each sunlamp product shall prominently display the following warning label. "DANGER - Ultraviolet radiation. Follow instructions. As with natural sunlight, overexposure can cause eye injury and sunburn, repeated exposure may cause premature aging of the skin and skin cancer. Medications or cosmetics applied to the skin may increase your sensitivity to ultraviolet light. Consult a physician before using lamp if taking any medication or if you believe yourself especially sensitive to sunlight."
    (i) Each tanning facility shall be so equipped to dissipate heat that the interior temperature does not exceed 100 degrees fahrenheit or 34 degrees centigrade.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/25

    (210 ILCS 145/25) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-25)
    Sec. 25. Operating requirements.
    (1) Each tanning facility shall have on hand at all times an operator adequately trained in the correct operation of the facility so as to be able to inform and assist the public in its proper use. Each operator shall perform the following functions as a precondition to the public having access to the tanning facility being made to the public:
        (a) The operator shall require each person desiring
to use the facility to fill out a form specifying any and all prescription medicines and over-the-counter medications they are presently taking. The form shall be kept as a permanent record of the individual's attendance and progress.
        (b) The operator shall require each person desiring
to use a tanning facility to use protective eyewear.
        (c) The operator shall instruct the user in the
proper position to maintain in relation to the tanning lamps within the facility; the position of the safety railing, if applicable; the manual switching device to terminate the radiation in case of emergency; and a recommended time of exposure.
        (d) The operator shall monitor the use of the
facility to ensure that the interior temperature does not exceed 100 degrees fahrenheit or 34 degrees centigrade.
        (e) The operator shall inspect the facility to ensure
that the floors are dry. The floors are to be made dry prior to each individual's use.
        (f) The operator shall give each person using the
facility a written copy of the warning required under subsection (h) of Section 20 of this Act prior to each person's use of the facility. The operator shall post signs warning consumers of the potential effects of radiation on persons taking medication and the relationship of radiation to skin cancer.
        (g) The operator shall be responsible for proper
sanitizing procedures for all sunlamp equipment and protective eyewear between every user.
    (2) A tanning facility may not permit any person less than 18 years of age, regardless of whether the person has the permission of a parent or guardian, to use tanning equipment or a device defined as equipment that emits ultraviolet (UV) radiation used for tanning of the skin, such as a sunlamp, tanning booth, or tanning bed that emits electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the air between 200 and 400 nanometers. For the purposes of this Section, "tanning equipment" includes any accompanying equipment, such as protective eyewear, timers, and handrails. "Tanning equipment" does not include any of the following:
        (a) Phototherapy devices utilized by appropriate
health care professionals under the direct supervision of a physician who is trained in the use of phototherapy devices.
        (b) Devices used for personal use in a private
        (c) Devices intended for purposes other than the
irradiation of human skin.
        (d) Devices used to apply chemicals to the skin to
achieve a bronze color, commonly referred to as spray-on, mist-on, or sunless tans.
(Source: P.A. 98-349, eff. 1-1-14.)

210 ILCS 145/30

    (210 ILCS 145/30) (from Ch. 111 1/5, par. 8351-30)
    Sec. 30. Department standards; rules; regulations. The Department shall adopt standards for tanning facilities operated in the State. The Department shall issue rules and regulations deemed necessary for the proper regulation of tanning facilities.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/35

    (210 ILCS 145/35) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-35)
    Sec. 35. Denial; suspension; revocation; nonrenewal of permits. A permit may be denied, suspended, revoked, or the renewal of a permit may be denied for any of the following reasons:
    (a) Violation of any of the provisions of this Act or the rules and regulations adopted by the Department hereunder.
    (b) Conviction of an applicant or permit holder of an offense arising from false, fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading advertising. The record of conviction or a certified copy shall be conclusive evidence of the conviction.
    (c) Revocation of a permit during the previous 5 years, or surrender or expiration of the permit during the pendency of action by the Department to revoke or suspend the permit during the previous 5 years, if before the permit was issued to the individual applicant, a controlling owner or controlling combination of owners of the applicant; or any affiliate of the individual applicant or controlling owner of the applicant or affiliate of the applicant was a controlling owner of the prior permit.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/40

    (210 ILCS 145/40) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-40)
    Sec. 40. Administration; enforcement.
    (a) The Department may establish a training program for the Department agents for administration and enforcement of this Act.
    (b) In the administration and enforcement of this Act the Department may designate and use full-time municipal, district, county or multi-county health departments as its agents in the administration and enforcement of this Act and rules.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/45

    (210 ILCS 145/45) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-45)
    Sec. 45. Investigation; hearing; notice. The Department may, upon its own motion, and shall upon the verified complaint in writing of any person setting forth facts which if proven would constitute grounds for the denial of an application for a permit, or refusal to renew a permit, or revocation of a permit, or suspension of a permit, investigate the applicant or permit holder. The Department, after notice and opportunity for hearing, may deny any application for or suspend or revoke a permit or may refuse to renew a permit. Before denying an application, or refusing to renew a permit, suspending, or revoking a permit, the Department shall notify the applicant in writing. The notice shall specify the charges or reasons for the Department's contemplated action. The applicant or permit holder must request a hearing within 10 days of receipt of the notice. Failure to request a hearing within 10 days shall constitute a waiver of the right to a hearing.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/50

    (210 ILCS 145/50) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-50)
    Sec. 50. Conduct of hearing.
    (a) The hearing shall be conducted by the Director, or an individual designated in writing by the Director as a hearing officer. The Director or hearing officer may compel by subpoena or subpoena duces tecum the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of books and papers, and administer oaths to witnesses. The hearing shall be conducted at a place designated by the Department. The procedures governing hearings and the issuance of final orders under this Act shall be in accordance with rules adopted by the Department.
    (b) All subpoenas issued by the Director or hearing officer may be served as provided for in civil actions. The fees of witnesses for attendance and travel shall be the same as the fees for witnesses before the circuit court and shall be paid by the party to the proceedings at whose request the subpoena is issued. If a subpoena is issued at the request of the Department, the witness fee shall be paid as an administrative expense.
    (c) In cases of refusal of a witness to attend or testify, or to produce books or papers, concerning any matter upon which he might be lawfully examined, the circuit court of the county wherein the hearing is held, upon application of any party to the proceeding, may compel obedience by proceeding as for contempt as in cases of a like refusal to obey a similar order of the court.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/55

    (210 ILCS 145/55) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-55)
    Sec. 55. Findings of fact; conclusions of law; decision. The Director or hearing officer shall make findings of fact and conclusions of law in a hearing, and the Director shall render his decision, or the hearing officer his proposal for decision within 45 days after the termination of the hearing unless additional time is required by him for a proper disposition of the matter. A copy of the final decision of the Director shall be served upon the applicant or permit holder in person or by certified mail.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/60

    (210 ILCS 145/60) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-60)
    Sec. 60. Surrender of permit. Upon the revocation of a permit, a permit holder shall be required to surrender the permit to the Department, and upon his failure or refusal to do so, the Department shall have the right to seize the same.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/65

    (210 ILCS 145/65) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-65)
    Sec. 65. Review under Administrative Review Law; venue; costs. All final administrative decisions of the Department under this Act shall be subject to judicial review under the provisions of Article III of the Code of Civil Procedure. The term "administrative decision" is defined under Section 3-101 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
    Proceedings for judicial review shall be commenced in the circuit court of the county in which the party applying for review resides; provided, that if the party is not a resident of this State, the venue shall be in Sangamon County.
    The Department shall not be required to certify any record or file any answer or otherwise appear in any proceeding for judicial review unless the party filing the complaint deposits with the clerk of the court the sum of 95 per page representing costs of certification of the record or file. Failure on the part of the plaintiff to make the deposit shall be grounds for dismissal of the action.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/70

    (210 ILCS 145/70) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-70)
    Sec. 70. Administrative Procedure Act; application. The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are hereby expressly adopted and shall apply to all administrative rules and procedure of the Department under this Act, except that in case of conflict between the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and this Act the provisions of this Act shall control, and except that Section 5 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act relating to procedures for rulemaking does not apply to the adoption of any rules required by federal law in connection with which the Department is precluded by law from exercising any discretion.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/75

    (210 ILCS 145/75) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-75)
    Sec. 75. Penalties; fines. The Department is empowered to establish and assess penalties or fines against a permit holder for violations of this Act or regulations adopted under this Act. In no circumstance will any penalties or fines exceed $1,000 per day for each day the permit holder remains in violation.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)

210 ILCS 145/80

    (210 ILCS 145/80) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-80)
    Sec. 80. Public nuisance.
    (a) Any tanning facility operating without a valid permit or operating on a revoked permit shall be guilty of committing a public nuisance.
    (b) A person convicted of knowingly maintaining a public nuisance commits a Class A misdemeanor. Each subsequent offense under this Section is a Class 4 felony.
    (c) The Attorney General of this State or the State's Attorney of the county wherein the nuisance exists may commence an action to abate the nuisance. The court may without notice or bond enter a temporary restraining order or a preliminary injunction to enjoin the defendant from operating in violation of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)

210 ILCS 145/83

    (210 ILCS 145/83) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-83)
    Sec. 83. Tanning Facility Permit Fund. There is hereby created in the State Treasury a special fund to be known as the Tanning Facility Permit Fund. All fees and fines collected by the Department under this Act and any agreement for the implementation of this Act and rules under Section 40(b) and any federal funds collected pursuant to the administration of this Act shall be deposited into the Fund. The amount deposited shall be appropriated by the General Assembly to the Department for the purpose of conducting activities relating to tanning facilities.
(Source: P.A. 92-84, eff. 7-1-02.)

210 ILCS 145/90

    (210 ILCS 145/90) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 8351-90)
    Sec. 90. This Act takes effect July 1, 1992.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)