www.charlescountymd.gov

Charles County, Maryland

6 PM Public Hearing: Artificial Tanning Devices

Public Notices

6 PM Public Hearing: Artificial Tanning Devices

Public Hearing Date: 
Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:00pm
Type of Notice: 
Public Notice
Date Posted: 
Friday, December 15, 2017 - 8:25am

The Charles County Commissioners will conduct a Public Hearing on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., in the County Commissioners' Meeting Room of the Charles County Government Building, La Plata, Maryland, to consider Bill 2017-10

Artificial Tanning Devices

The proposed bill would prohibit certain owners, employees, and operators of tanning facilities from allowing minors to use certain tanning devices unless the minor has obtained both consent by the minor’s parent or legal guardian as required by State law and a written prescription from a physician specifying the nature of the medical condition requiring the treatment, the number of visits permitted, and the time of exposure for each visit.

Citizens wishing to make oral or written comments are encouraged to attend the hearing. Those individuals or representatives of groups wishing to speak must sign in. Speaker sign-up will begin 30 minutes (½ hour) prior to the hearing and will end at the commencement of the hearing.  Each speaker will be allotted three (3) minutes to speak.  Written comments may be submitted in lieu of oral testimony, or to expand upon oral testimony, to Danielle Mitchell, Clerk to the County Commissioners, at publicrecord@charlescountymd.gov, or to P.O. 2150, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Written comments will be accepted until the Commissioners close the public record. The County Commissioners reserve the right to extend the time frame allotted for the public hearing. Bill 2017-10 is available for review in the County Commissioners Office in the County Government Building. 

BY ORDER OF THE CHARLES COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Peter F. Murphy, President

Those citizens with special needs please contact Danielle Mitchell at voice phone number (301) 645-0554 or Maryland Relay Service TDD 1-800-735-2258.

In the event that the notified meeting is canceled due to inclement weather or acts of nature beyond the control of the County, all items scheduled to be discussed or heard at the meeting shall be rescheduled.