Tattoo regulation bill advances
ST. PAUL - Tattoo artists and those who conduct body piercings would be regulated under a bill that Monday gained a Senate committee's support.
"Tattooing is one of the fastest growing businesses in the United States today," Sen. Yvonne Prettner Solon, DFL-Duluth, said before the Senate Health, Housing and Family Security Committee passed her regulatory bill on a voice vote.
Prettner Solon said that anyone receiving a tattoo or piercing should assume the work is safe.
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