SB 746

STANFORD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: Keep minors away from tanning beds

September 15, 2011
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By Michael Claeys

TORRANCE DAILY BREEZE: Lieu urges Brown to sign bill banning teens from using tanning beds

September 15, 2011

By Melissa Evans Staff Writer

Sen. Ted Lieu, D-Redondo Beach, held a press conference Wednesday urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign a bill banning those under 18 from using indoor tanning beds.

The bill was passed by the state Legislature, and Brown has until Oct. 9 to sign the bill, veto it or allow it to become law without his signature.

Torrance Daily Breeze: Committee backs ban on teen tanning

June 29, 2011

The law, proposed by Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance, is intended to curb skin cancer risks among young people. The legislation passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee and next Tuesday will head to the Business and Professions Committee.

Teens under 14 already are banned from tanning beds in California, and older teenagers need parental permission. If Lieu's bill becomes law, those under 18 will be prohibited no matter if their parents approve.

AP National wire: States consider banning teens from tanning beds; Ted Lieu's SB 746 cited

June 27, 2011

By Shaya Mohajer

LOS ANGELES -- If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown.

Citing skin cancer risks, legislators have joined lawmakers in at least 21 other states who have debated bills this year to ban or restrict tanning bed use by minors.

Governing Magazine: Banning Teenagers from Tanning Beds

June 09, 2011

At the recommendation of doctors and in spite of the tanning industry, California may be the first state to set a precedent on tanning beds.

BY: Jessica B. Mulholland

RedondoBeachPatch.com: Assembly to Review Sen. Lieu's Teen Tanning Bill

June 08, 2011

The bill authored by state Sen. Ted Lieu would ban those under age 18 from using indoor tanning beds.

By Jacqueline Howard

A bill authored by state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) that would prohibit teens under 18 from using indoor tanning beds is now to be reviewed by the state Assembly.

The state Senate on June 1 approved the measure in a 24-9 vote. Lieu's state Senate 28th District includes Redondo Beach.

San Jose Mercury News: Calif. Senate bans under-18 use of tanning beds

June 01, 2011
By ADAM WEINTRAUB Associated Press
 

LAist: State Senate Approves Law Banning Teens From Tanning Beds

June 01, 2011
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Today the California Senate voted in favor of a bill designed to protect teens from using tanning beds. A 24-to-9 vote in the 40-member house was in favor of passing SB 746, which would replace the current law that allows teens aged 14-17 to use tanning beds with the permission of a parent or guardian.

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