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S.B. 143 Enrolled

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NAIL TECHNICIAN PRACTICE AMENDMENTS

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2014 GENERAL SESSION

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STATE OF UTAH

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Chief Sponsor: Todd Weiler

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House Sponsor: James A. Dunnigan

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             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies statewide amendments to the International Mechanical Code and
             10      modifies the Barber, Cosmetologist/Barber, Esthetician, Electrologist, and Nail
             11      Technician Licensing Act.
             12      Highlighted Provisions:
             13          This bill:
             14          .    requires that each nail station where a nail technician shaves, sands, drills, or
             15      otherwise manipulates an acrylic nail be equipped with a source capture system; and
             16          .    provides that it is unlawful conduct for a salon or school where nail technology is
             17      practiced or taught to fail to maintain a source capture system.
             18      Money Appropriated in this Bill:
             19          None
             20      Other Special Clauses:
             21          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2014.
             22      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             23      AMENDS:
             24           15A-3-401 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 297
             25           58-11a-502 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 13
             26           58-11a-503 , as last amended by Laws of Utah 2013, Chapter 13
             27     
             28      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             29          Section 1. Section 15A-3-401 is amended to read:


             30           15A-3-401. General provisions.
             31          The following are adopted as amendments to the IMC to be applicable statewide:
             32          (1) In IMC, Section 202, the definition for "CONDITIONED SPACE" is deleted and
             33      replaced with the following: "CONDITIONED SPACE. An area, room, or space enclosed
             34      within the building thermal envelope that is directly heated or cooled, or indirectly heated or
             35      cooled by any of the following means:
             36      1. Openings directly into an adjacent conditioned space.
             37      2. An un-insulated floor, ceiling or wall adjacent to a conditioned space.
             38      3. Un-insulated duct, piping or other heat or cooling source within the space."
             39          (2) In IMC, Section 403.2.1, Item 3, is deleted and replaced with the following:
             40      "Except as provided in Table 403.3, Note h, where mechanical exhaust is required by Note b in
             41      Table 403.3, recirculation of air from such spaces is prohibited. All air supplied to such spaces
             42      shall be exhausted, including any air in excess of that required by Table 403.3."
             43          (3) In IMC, Table 403.3, Note b, is deleted and replaced with the following: "Except as
             44      provided in Note h, mechanical exhaust required and the recirculation of air from such spaces
             45      is prohibited (see Section 403.2.1, Item 3)."
             46          (4) In IMC, Table 403.3, Note h is deleted and replaced with the following:
             47          "1. For a nail salon where a nail technician files or shapes an acrylic nail, as defined by
             48      rule by the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, in accordance with Title 63G,
             49      Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act, each nail station where a nail technician files
             50      or shapes an acrylic nail shall be provided with:
             51          a. a source capture system capable of filtering and recirculating air to inside space not
             52      less than 50 cfm per station; or
             53          b. a source capture system capable of exhausting not less than 50 cfm per station."
             54          2. Except as provided in paragraph 3, the requirements described in paragraph 1 apply
             55      beginning on July 1, 2020.
             56          3. The requirements described in paragraph 1 apply beginning on July 1, 2014 if the
             57      nail salon is under or begins new construction or remodeling on or after July 1, 2014.


             58          [(2)] (5) In IMC, Section 403, a new Section 403.8 is added as follows: "Retrospective
             59      effect. Removal, alteration, or abandonment shall not be required, and continued use and
             60      maintenance shall be allowed, for a ventilation system within an existing installation that
             61      complies with the requirements of this Section 403 regardless of whether the ventilation system
             62      satisfied the minimum ventilation rate requirements of prior law."
             63          [(3)] (6) In IMC, Table 603.4, in the section "Round ducts and enclosed rectangular
             64      ducts", the word "enclosed" is deleted; the words "14 inches or less" are deleted and replaced
             65      with "over 8 inches but less than 15 inches"; the wording "8 inches or less" under duct size,
             66      "0.013" under minimum thickness (in.), "30" under equivalent gage no., and "0.0159" under
             67      aluminum minimum thickness (in.), are added; and the section "Exposed rectangular ducts" is
             68      deleted.
             69          [(4)] (7) In IMC, Section 1004.2, the first sentence is deleted and replaced with the
             70      following: "Boilers and pressure vessels in Utah are regulated by the Utah Labor Commission,
             71      Division of Boiler, Elevator and Coal Mine Safety, except those located in private residences
             72      or in apartment houses of less than five family units. Boilers shall be installed in accordance
             73      with their listing and labeling, with minimum clearances as prescribed by the manufacturer's
             74      installation instructions."
             75          [(5)] (8) In IMC, Section 1004.3.1, the word "unlisted" is inserted before the word
             76      "boilers".
             77          [(6)] (9) IMC, Section 1101.10, is deleted.
             78          Section 2. Section 58-11a-502 is amended to read:
             79           58-11a-502. Unlawful conduct.
             80          Unlawful conduct includes:
             81          (1) practicing or engaging in, or attempting to practice or engage in activity for which a
             82      license is required under this chapter unless:
             83          (a) the person holds the appropriate license under this chapter; or
             84          (b) an exemption in Section 58-1-307 or 58-11a-304 applies;
             85          (2) knowingly employing any other person to engage in or practice or attempt to


             86      engage in or practice any occupation or profession licensed under this chapter if the employee
             87      is not licensed to do so under this chapter or exempt from licensure;
             88          (3) touching, or applying an instrument or device to the following areas of a client's
             89      body:
             90          (a) the genitals or the anus, except in cases where the patron states to a licensee that the
             91      patron requests a hair removal procedure and signs a written consent form, which must also
             92      include the witnessed signature of a legal guardian if the patron is a minor, authorizing the
             93      licensee to perform a hair removal procedure; or
             94          (b) the breast of a female patron, except in cases in which the female patron states to a
             95      licensee that the patron requests breast skin procedures and signs a written consent form, which
             96      must also include the witnessed signature of a parent or legal guardian if the patron is a minor,
             97      authorizing the licensee to perform breast skin procedures;
             98          (4) using or possessing [as a nail technician] a solution composed of at least 10%
             99      methyl methacrylete on a client;
             100          (5) performing an ablative procedure as defined in Section 58-67-102 ; [or]
             101          (6) when acting as an instructor regarding a service requiring licensure under this
             102      chapter, for a class or education program where attendees are not licensed under this chapter,
             103      failing to inform each attendee in writing that:
             104          (a) taking the class or program without completing the requirements for licensure under
             105      this chapter is insufficient to certify or qualify the attendee to perform a service for
             106      compensation that requires licensure under this chapter; and
             107          (b) the attendee is required to obtain licensure under this chapter before performing the
             108      service for compensation[.]; or
             109          (7) failing as a salon or school where nail technology is practiced or taught to maintain
             110      a source capture system required under Section 15A-3-401 , including failing to maintain and
             111      clean a source capture system's air filter according to the manufacturer's instructions.
             112          Section 3. Section 58-11a-503 is amended to read:
             113           58-11a-503. Penalties.


             114          (1) Unless Subsection (2) applies, an individual who commits an act of unlawful
             115      conduct under Section 58-11a-502 or who fails to comply with a citation issued under this
             116      section after it is final is guilty of a class A misdemeanor.
             117          (2) Sexual conduct that violates Section 58-11a-502 and Title 76, Utah Criminal Code,
             118      shall be subject to the applicable penalties in Title 76.
             119          (3) Grounds for immediate suspension of a licensee's license by the division include
             120      the issuance of a citation for violation of Subsection 58-11a-502 (1), (2), (4), (5), [or] (6), or (7).
             121          (4) (a) If upon inspection or investigation, the division concludes that a person has
             122      violated the provisions of Subsection 58-11a-502 (1), (2), (4), (5), [or] (6), or (7), or a rule or
             123      order issued with respect to Subsection 58-11a-502 (1), (2), (4), (5), [or] (6), or (7), and that
             124      disciplinary action is appropriate, the director or the director's designee from within the
             125      division shall promptly issue a citation to the person according to this chapter and any pertinent
             126      rules, attempt to negotiate a stipulated settlement, or notify the person to appear before an
             127      adjudicative proceeding conducted under Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             128          (i) A person who is in violation of Subsection 58-11a-502 (1), (2), (4), (5), [or] (6), or
             129      (7), as evidenced by an uncontested citation, a stipulated settlement, or by a finding of violation
             130      in an adjudicative proceeding, may be assessed a fine pursuant to this Subsection (4) and may,
             131      in addition to or in lieu of, be ordered to cease and desist from violating Subsection
             132      58-11a-502 (1), (2), (4), (5), [or] (6), or (7).
             133          (ii) Except for a cease and desist order, the licensure sanctions cited in Section
             134      58-11a-401 may not be assessed through a citation.
             135          (b) (i) Each citation shall be in writing and describe with particularity the nature of the
             136      violation, including a reference to the provision of the chapter, rule, or order alleged to have
             137      been violated.
             138          (ii) The citation shall clearly state that the recipient must notify the division in writing
             139      within 20 calendar days of service of the citation if the recipient wishes to contest the citation
             140      at a hearing conducted under Title 63G, Chapter 4, Administrative Procedures Act.
             141          (iii) The citation shall clearly explain the consequences of failure to timely contest the


             142      citation or to make payment of a fine assessed by the citation within the time specified in the
             143      citation.
             144          (c) Each citation issued under this section, or a copy of each citation, may be served
             145      upon a person upon whom a summons may be served in accordance with the Utah Rules of
             146      Civil Procedure and may be made personally or upon the person's agent by a division
             147      investigator or by a person specially designated by the director or by mail.
             148          (d) (i) If within 20 calendar days from the service of a citation, the person to whom the
             149      citation was issued fails to request a hearing to contest the citation, the citation becomes the
             150      final order of the division and is not subject to further agency review.
             151          (ii) The period to contest a citation may be extended by the division for cause.
             152          (e) The division may refuse to issue or renew, suspend, revoke, or place on probation
             153      the license of a licensee who fails to comply with a citation after it becomes final.
             154          (f) The failure of an applicant for licensure to comply with a citation after it becomes
             155      final is a ground for denial of license.
             156          (g) No citation may be issued under this section after the expiration of six months
             157      following the occurrence of a violation.
             158          (h) Fines shall be assessed by the director or the director's designee according to the
             159      following:
             160          (i) for a first offense under Subsection (4)(a), a fine of up to $1,000;
             161          (ii) for a second offense under Subsection (4)(a), a fine of up to $2,000; and
             162          (iii) for any subsequent offense under Subsection (4)(a), a fine of up to $2,000 for each
             163      day of continued offense.
             164          (i) (i) For purposes of issuing a final order under this section and assessing a fine under
             165      Subsection (4)(h), an offense constitutes a second or subsequent offense if:
             166          (A) the division previously issued a final order determining that a person committed a
             167      first or second offense in violation of Subsection 58-11a-502 (1), (2), (4), (5), [or] (6), or (7); or
             168          (B) (I) the division initiated an action for a first or second offense;
             169          (II) no final order has been issued by the division in the action initiated under


             170      Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(I);
             171          (III) the division determines during an investigation that occurred after the initiation of
             172      the action under Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(I) that the person committed a second or subsequent
             173      violation of Subsection 58-11a-502 (1), (2), (4), (5), [or] (6), or (7); and
             174          (IV) after determining that the person committed a second or subsequent offense under
             175      Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(III), the division issues a final order on the action initiated under
             176      Subsection (4)(i)(i)(B)(I).
             177          (ii) In issuing a final order for a second or subsequent offense under Subsection
             178      (4)(i)(i), the division shall comply with the requirements of this section.
             179          (5) (a) A penalty imposed by the director under Subsection (4)(h) shall be deposited
             180      into the Barber, Cosmetologist/Barber, Esthetician, Electrologist, and Nail Technician
             181      Education and Enforcement Fund.
             182          (b) A penalty which is not paid may be collected by the director by either referring the
             183      matter to a collection agency or bringing an action in the district court of the county in which
             184      the person against whom the penalty is imposed resides or in the county where the office of the
             185      director is located.
             186          (c) A county attorney or the attorney general of the state is to provide legal assistance
             187      and advice to the director in an action to collect the penalty.
             188          (d) A court shall award reasonable attorney fees and costs in an action brought to
             189      enforce the provisions of this section.
             190          Section 4. Effective date.
             191          This bill takes effect on July 1, 2014.


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