37.112.165 BODY PIERCING: ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND RESTRICTIONS
(1) If the client is under the age of three, the client's parent or legal guardian must be given verbal and written warning of the inherent choking hazard of the jewelry before the body piercing. This warning may be included on the consent form.
(2) For the purposes of this chapter, body piercing does not include the following:
(a) the practice of electrology as defined in ARM Title 37, chapter 31, subchapter 1;
(b) the practice of a physician or licensed medical professional as long as the person does not hold himself or herself out as a body piercer;
(c) the practice of acupuncture; and
(d) other types of body modifications, including but not limited to cutting muscle to make a permanent split such as tongue-splitting, cutting into bone, trepanation (drilling into the skull), dental modification, amputation, implants, saline injection, vacuum pumping, circumcision, castration, penectomy, and subincision or superincision of genitals.
History: 50-48-103, MCA; IMP, 50-48-103, MCA; NEW, 2007 MAR p. 351, Eff. 3/23/07.