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New Mexico

Regulatory Body:

New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department
Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

Covers: Body Art [Tattooing, body piercing, and scarification]


New Body Art Rules, effective May 16, 2008: Title 16 Occupational and Professional Licensing, Chapter 36 Body Artists and Operators, Part 2 Licensure Requirements. NMSA 61-17-8 Body Art Safe Practices Act: the purpose of the Body Art Safe Practices Act is to provide a safe and healthy environment for the administration of body art.