Regulations – Kentucky

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  1. Licensing (Registration and Facility Certification) Kentucky Health Department Link – (Register in the district or county in which the person is to perform tattooing):
    https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/statutes/statute.aspx?id=48445 (211.760 (2)
    Registration for tattooing )
  2. Section 3. Studio Certification. (1) A person shall not engage in the business of tattooing unless the owner of the facility holds a studio certification issued by the local health department in the district or county where the person is to tattoo.
    https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/kar/902/045/065.pdf
  3. Oversight/Rules Link:
    The Cabinet for Health and Family Services shall promulgate administrative regulations:
    https://apps.legislature.ky.gov/law/kar/902/045/065.pdf