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A Guide to State Radiation Control Offices

The following list indicates the office in each state that has expressed interest or has taken action with regard to indoor tanning regulations, or the office that most likely would be responsible for such action. Please save these pages for quick reference.

Alabama

Department of Public Health
Office of Radiation Control
Contact: Kirk Whatley, Director
(334) 206-5391
P.O. Box 303017
201 Monroe St., Suite 700
Montgomery, AL 36130-3017
No regulations, with exception of Jefferson County

Alaska

Department of Health and Social Services
Section of State Laboratories
Radiological Health Program
Contact: Clyde E. Pearce
(907) 334-2107
5455 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Anchorage, AK 99507-1270
No regulations

Arizona

Radiation Regulatory Agency
Contact: Sonya Carpena, State Health Physicist
(602) 255-4845
4814 S. 40th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85040
Regulations, registration, license, fees, training required.
www.azsos.gov/public_services/title_12/12-01.pdf
www.azrra.gov

Arkansas

Department of Health
Division of Radiation Control
Contact: Sherri Watkins, Health Physicist
(501) 661-2922
4815 W. Markam St.
Mail Slot 30
Little Rock, AR 72205
No regulations

California

Department of Consumer Affairs
Barbering and Cosmetology Program
Enforcement Division of Licensing and Exams
(800) 952-5210
P. O. Box 944226
Sacramento, CA 94244-2260
Regulations, training required.
Business & Professions Code 22700-22708, 7414.1-7414.6
Business code in effect as it relates to the Filante Tanning Facility Act of 1988.

www.barbercosmo.ca.gov/laws_regs/laws.shtml
www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=bpc&group=22001-23000&file=22700-22708

Colorado

Department of Public Health and Environment
Division of Environmental Health & Sustainability
Contact: Rick Colonno, Program Manager
(303) 692-3628
4300 Cherry Creek Drive S., Suite B-205
Denver, CO 80246
Regulations, registration fees, inspections.
www.cdphe.state.co.us/cp/medical/ArtTanning/ATMain.html

Connecticut

Department of Environmental Protection
Radiation Division
Contact: Dr. Edward L. Wilds Jr., Director
(860) 424-3029
79 Elm St., Fifth Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
No regulations

Delaware

Division of Public Health, Health Systems Protection
Office of Radiation Control
(302) 744-1220
Jesse Cooper Building
P.O. Box 637
Dover, DE 19903
No regulations
www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/regs.html

Florida

Florida Department of Health
Community and Environmental Health
Contact: VaKesha Brown, Environmental Specialist III; Tanning Coordinator
(850) 245-4444, ext. 2492
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A08
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1710
Operations are regulated by county. Inspections, fees, training required.
www.doh.state.fl.us/environment/community/tanning/index.html

Georgia

Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs
Contact: Rob Atkinson
(404) 656-3789
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive S.E., Suite 356
Atlanta, GA 30334
Regulations – City, County.
http://health.state.ga.us/programs/envservices/tanning.asp http://consumer.georgia.gov/consumer-topics/tanning

Hawaii

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
Contact: Laureen Kai, Executive Officer
(808) 586-2696
DCCA-PVL
ATT: BAR/COS
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
Regulations written, no implementation

Idaho

Department of Health and Welfare
Division of Health Bureau of Laboratories
Contact: Dave Eisentrager, Radiation Control Program Manager
(208) 334-2235, Ext. 245
2220 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, ID 83712
No regulations

Illinois

Department of Public Health
Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies
Contact: Melissa Estes
(217) 785-2439
525 W. Jefferson
Springfield, IL 62761-0001
Regulations, fees, inspections, training required, license required.
www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/077/07700795sections.html
www.idph.state.il.us/rulesregs/rules-indexbytopic.htm#tanning

Indiana

Professional Licensing Agency, Cosmetology Board
Contact: Tracy Hicks, Director
(317) 232-2980
402 W. Washington St., Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2700
Regulations, inspections, license required.
www.in.gov/legislative/ic/code/title25/ar8/ch15.4.html

Iowa

Department of Public Health
Bureau of Radiological Health
Contact: Charlene Craig
(515) 281-0415
321 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA, 50319-0075
Regulations, fees, inspections, formal training required, state test required.
www.idph.state.ia.us/idphradhealth/tanningfacilities.aspx

Kansas

Board of Cosmetology
Contact: Mary Lou Davis, Director
(785) 296-3155
714 S.W. Jackson, Suite 100
Topeka, KS 66603
Regulations, inspections, fees, training required.
www.accesskansas.org/kboc/StatsandRegs.htm#tanninglaws

Kentucky

Department of Public Health
Cabinet for Health Services
Radiation Health & Toxic Agents Branch
(502) 564-7181, Ext.3718
Contact: Mark Reed
275 E. Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
Regulations-pertaining to minors
www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/902/045/075.htm

Louisiana

Department of Health and Hospitals
Food and Drug Unit
Contact: Meloney Rucker, Program Assistant
(225) 342-7517
628 N. 4th St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Regulations, fees, inspections, formal classroom training required.
http://www.dhh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/621

Maine

Radiation Control Program
Division of Environmental Health
Contact: Jay Hyland
(207) 287-5677
State House, 11 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Regulations, inspections, fees
www.maineradiationcontrol.org
www.maine.gov/dhhs/eng/rad/

Maryland

Department of the Environment
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Contact: Michele Phinney, Director
(410) 767-6499
1800 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21230
Regulations-pertaining to minors
www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/SubtitleSearch.aspx?search=10.52.06

Massachusetts

Department of Public Health
Radiation Control Program
Contact: Bob Gallagher, Deputy Director
(617) 242-3035
Schrafft Center Suite 1M2A
529 Main Street
Charleston, MA 02129
Regulations per City or County
www.mass.gov/dph/rcp

Michigan

Department of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs
Radiation Safety Section
Contact: Bruce Matkovich
(517) 241-1989
P.O. Box 30664
Lansing, MI 48909
General requirements for indoor tanning
www.michigan.gov/rss

Minnesota

Department of Health
Radiation Unit
Contact: George Johns, Supervisor of Radiation Control
(651) 201-4545
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
Standards for tanning equipment; compliance enforced at county level.
www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/radiation/moremdh/tanning.html

Mississippi

Department of Health
Division of Radiological Health
Contact: Jimmy Carson, Branch Director
(601) 987-6893
3150 Lawson Street
Jackson, MS 39213
Regulations, fees
http://msdh.ms.gov/index.htm

Missouri

Department of Health and Senior Services
Section for Professional Registration
(573) 751-0293
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102
No regulations.

Montana

Department of Public Health and
Human Services
Radiological Control Program
Contact: Roy Kemp, Deputy Administrator
(406) 444-2868
P.O. Box 202953
Helena, MT 59620-2953
No Regulations

Nebraska

Department of Health and Human Services
Licensure Unit
Contact: Kris Chiles, Administrator
(402) 471-2117
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
No Regulations

Nevada

State Health Division
Bureau of Health Protection Services
Radiological Health Section
Contact: Ed Sweeten, Radiation Physicist
(702) 486-5281
2080 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
No Regulations

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics
Contact: Kathryn Wantuck, Executive Director
(603) 271-3608
2 Industrial Park Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Regulations and classroom training required.
www.nh.gov/cosmet

New Jersey

Department of Health and Senior Services
Consumer and Environmental Health Services
Public Health, Sanitation and Safety Program
Contact: Timothy Smith, MPH. REHS
(609) 826-4941/4943
P.O. Box 369
Trenton, NJ 08625-0369
Regulations
http://nj.gov/health/phss

New Mexico

Environment Department
Health Care Department
(505) 476-4600
1190 St. Francis Drive
P.O. Box 26110
Santa Fe, NM 87502-6110
No Regulations

New York

Department of Health
Office of Public Affairs
Contact: Brian Miner
(518) 402-7600
Flannigan Square
547 River Street, Room 530
Troy, NY 12180-2216
State regulations in development; county regulations in effect for Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, Dutchess and Rockland counties
http://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/indoors/tanning/

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Health Service Regulation, Radiation Protection Section
Contact: Eileen Dannacker, Tanning Registration Coordinator
(919) 571-4141, Ext.214
1645 Mail Service Center
Raleigh NC, 27699-1645
Regulations, fees, inspections, formal training required.
www.ncradiation.net
North Dakota

Department of Health
Division of Food and Lodging
Contact: Kenan Bullinger, Director
(701) 328-1292
600 East Boulevard, Dept. 301
Bismarck, ND 58505
Regulations, Board of Cosmetology regulates tanning beds for sanitation

Ohio

State Board of Cosmetology
Contact: Cathy Franklin
(614) 728-8197
1929 Gateway Circle
Grove City, OH 43123
Regulations, fees, formal training required.
www.cos.ohio.gov

Oklahoma

Department of Environmental Quality
Radiation Management Section
Contact: Michelle Brewer, Environmental Specialist
(405) 702-5170
707 N. Robinson, Fifth Floor
P.O. Box 1677
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
No regulations.

Oregon

Oregon Health Authority
Radiation Protection Services
(971) 673-0490
800 N.E. Oregon Street, Suite 640
Portland, OR 97232
Regulations, fees, inspection program, training required.
State of Oregon Tanning Operator Training
www.healthoregon.org/rps

Pennsylvania

Department of Environmental Protection
 Bureau of Radiation Protection
Radiation Control Division
Contact: Joseph Melnic, Manager
(717) 783-9730
P.O. Box 8469
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8469
No regulations.

Rhode Island

Office of Occupational and Radiological Health
Radiation Control Program
Contact: Shelley Regan, Supervising Radiation Specialist
(401) 222-1962
3 Capitol Hill, Room 206
Providence, RI 02908
Regulations, fees, inspections, training required, license required.
www2.sec.state.ri.us/dar/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/4827.pdf

South Carolina

Department of Health and Environmental Control
Bureau of Radiological Health
Contact: Aaron Gantt, Bureau Chief
(803) 545-4400
2600 Bull St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Regulations, fees, training required
www.scdhec.gov/administration/regs/docs/61-106.pdf

South Dakota

Department of Health
Office of Health Protection
Contact: Clark Hepper, Director
(605) 773-3364
600 E. Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-2536
No Regulations

Tennessee

Division of Consumer Affairs
Contact: Belinda Campbell
(615) 741-4737
500 James Robertson Parkway, Fifth Floor
Nashville, TN 37243-0600
No Regulations

Texas

Department of State Health, Drugs and Medical Devices Group
Contact: Tom Brinck, Manager
(512) 834-6755
1100 W. 49th Street
Austin, TX 78756
Regulations, inspections, application for license required
www.dshs.state.tx.us/dmd

Utah

Department of Environmental Quality
Division of Radiation Control
Contact: Mario Bettolo, Director
(801) 536-4250
168 N. 1950 W.
P.O. Box 144850
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-4850
Regulations in effect for Davis, Salt Lake and Utah Counties
http://health.utah.gov/envsvc/ESP/EnvHlthProgram/tanningsalons.html

Vermont

Radiation Control Program
Division of Health Protection
Contact: Carla White, Radiological Health Specialist
(802) 865-7743
108 Cherry St.
P.O. Box 70
Burlington, VT 05402-0070
No Regulations

Virginia

Department of Agriculture
Radiation Control Programs
Contact: Les Foldesi, Director
(804) 864-8150
P.O. Box 2448
109 Governor St., Room 730
Richmond, VA 23219
Laws
www.vdh.state.va.us/epidemiology/radiologicalhealth/tanning/index.htm

Washington

State Department of Health
Radiation Protection
Contact: Andrew Thatcher, Manager of X-Ray
(360) 236-3230
P.O. Box 47890
Olympia, WA 98504-7890
No Regulations

West Virginia

Office of Environmental Health Services
Radiation, Toxics and Indoor Air Quality
(304) 558-2981
Capitol and Washington Streets
1 Davis Square, Suite 200
Charleston, WV 25301-1798
No regulations.

Wisconsin

Department of Health and Family Services
Division of Public Health
Radiation Protection Section
Contact: William Balke, Tanning Supervisor
(608) 267-4782
P.O. Box 2659
Madison, WI 53701-2659
Regulations, registration required, annual fee
http://dhs.wisconsin.gov/radiation/license/tanning/index.htm

Wyoming

Department of Agriculture
Board of Cosmetology
Contact: Betty Abernethy
(307) 777-3534
2515 Warren Avenue Suite # 302
Cheyenne, WY 82002
No Regulations


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