(1) Posting of
permit and License. Body piercing establishment permits and technician licenses
shall be posted within the establishment in a conspicuous place where they may
be readily observed by the public. This shall mean a place approved by the
Commissioner at the time of inspection. No person, except an authorized
representative of the Commissioner, shall modify, remove, cover up, or
otherwise make the permit or license less conspicuous in any way.
(2) Body piercing establishments and
technicians who also practice tattooing as prescribed by T.C.A. 62-38-201 et.
seq., shall also be required to meet all the operational, licensing and
permitting requirements as outlined in these rules. Where the rules or statute
differ for tattooing and body piercing, the more stringent requirements shall
If any provision or application of any provision of these rules is held
invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed
January 28, 2002; effective April 13, 2002.
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-202 and 62-38-101 et