Proposals to block minors from using tanning beds in Pennsylvania has been kicked around the Capitol for at least three years.
The key to final passage? Don’t mess with prom.
The state Legislature has passed a measure to ban anyone 16 years old and younger from tanning salons. 17-year-olds would be good to go with a parent’s permission.
Sponsoring Rep. Frank Farry (R-Bucks) calls it the “prom carve-out,” and he said it was necessary to get political support for the bill.