SENATE HEALTH COMMITTEE
ASSEMBLY, No. 2493
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
DATED: DECEMBER 11, 1997
The Senate Health Committee reports favorably Assembly Bill No. 2493 (1R).
This bill provides that a person who knowingly tattoos or engages in body piercing of a minor under 18 years of age without first having obtained the written permission of the minor's parent, legal guardian or person who stands in place of a parent, is a disorderly person. The bill takes effect on the 120th day following enactment.
A person guilty of a disorderly perosn offense may be subject to a fine of up to $1,000 and a jail sentence of up to six months.