74-2706. Rules and regulations, review and report by secretary of health and environment; validity of sanitation standards. (a) Not later than January 1, 2003, the secretary of health and environment shall review all rules and regulations related to methods of and procedures for tattooing, permanent color technology and body piercing. Not later than the first day of the 2003 legislative session, the secretary of health and environment shall report the results of the review pursuant to this subsection to the appropriate standing committees of the house and senate.
(b) All rules and regulations of the Kansas state board of cosmetology in effect on the effective date of this act which establish sanitation standards, as defined in K.S.A. 65-1,148, and amendments thereto, for tanning facilities, tattoo facilities, body piercing facilities, permanent color technicians and tattoo artists and persons performing body piercing shall continue to be effective and shall be deemed to be rules and regulations of the secretary of health and environment under K.S.A. 65-1,148, and amendments thereto, until revised, amended, revoked or nullified by the secretary of health and environment, or otherwise, pursuant to law.