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Subdivision 1.Application.

The definitions in this section apply to sections 325H.01 to 325H.10.

Subd. 2.Consumer.

"Consumer" means an individual who is provided access to a tanning facility.

Subd. 3.Individual.

"Individual" means a human being.

Subd. 4.Operator.

"Operator" means an individual designated by the tanning facility owner or tanning equipment lessee to operate, or to assist and instruct the consumer in the operation and use of, the tanning facility or tanning equipment; however an operator in an apartment or a condominium need not exercise direct supervision or be physically on the premises at all times.

Subd. 5.Person.

"Person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency, political subdivision of this state, any other state, or political subdivision or agency thereof, and any legal successor, representative, agent, or agency of these entities.

Subd. 6.Tanning equipment.

"Tanning equipment" means ultraviolet or other lamps and equipment containing these lamps intended to induce skin tanning through the irradiation of any part of the living human body with ultraviolet radiation.

Subd. 7.Tanning facility.

"Tanning facility" means a location, place, area, structure, or business or a part thereof which provides consumers access to tanning equipment. Tanning facility includes, but is not limited to, tanning salons, health clubs, apartments, or condominiums regardless of whether a fee is charged for access to the tanning equipment.

Subd. 8.Ultraviolet radiation.

"Ultraviolet radiation" means electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in air between 200 nanometers and 400 nanometers.


1993 c 316 s 1

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