A bill beefing up tanning bed restrictions just passed the Senate. HB 1310 which would prohibit anyone 16.5 years old and younger from using a tanning bed and keep those between 16.5 and 18 years old from using a tanning bed without written parental consent.
Rep. Mark Shelton, R-Fort Worth, is a coauthor of the bill. Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound sponsored the bill in the Senate.
The bill now heas to Gov. Perry's desk.