How can a minor get consent to perform ear piercing with gun in Ohio?

Full Question:

My 14 year old daughter wants to do ear piercing with an ear piercing gun. We are residents of Ohio and I would like to give her the consent to perform piercing. How can I give her the consent? What is the procedure?
06/23/2017   |   Category: Minors ยป Body Art   |   State: Ohio   |   #40592

Answer:

In Ohio, if a parent, guardian or custodian of an individual under age eighteen desires to give consent to a business to perform on the individual under age eighteen a tattooing, body piercing or ear piercing with an ear piercing gun shall appear in person at the business at the time the procedure is performed and sign a document provided by the business that explains the manner in which the procedure will be performed and methods for proper care of the affected body area following performance of the procedure.

Relevant statutes in this regard are given below:
 
ORC Ann. 3730.06 
 
Consent to perform procedure on minor.
(A) No person shall perform a tattooing procedure, body piercing procedure, or ear piercing procedure with an ear piercing gun on an individual who is under eighteen years of age unless consent has been given by the individual's parent, guardian, or custodian in accordance with division (B) of this section.
(B) A parent, guardian, or custodian of an individual under age eighteen who desires to give consent to a business to perform on the individual under age eighteen a tattooing procedure, body piercing procedure, or ear piercing procedure performed with an ear piercing gun shall do both of the following:
     (1) Appear in person at the business at the time the procedure is performed;
     (2) Sign a document provided by the business that explains the manner in which the procedure will be performed and methods for proper care of the affected body area following performance of the procedure.
 
ORC Ann. 3730.07 
 
Offenses concerning minors.
(A) No individual shall knowingly show or give any false information as to the name, age, or other identification of an individual who is under age eighteen for the purpose of obtaining for the individual under age eighteen a tattooing service, body piercing service, or ear piercing service performed with an ear piercing gun.
(B) No individual shall impersonate the parent, guardian, or custodian of an individual who is under age eighteen for the purpose of obtaining for the individual under age eighteen a tattooing service, body piercing service, or ear piercing service performed with an ear piercing gun.
ORC Ann. 3730.08 
Defenses of operator or employee concerning minors.
(A) An operator or employee of a business that performs tattooing services, body piercing services, or ear piercing services performed with an ear piercing gun may not be found guilty of a violation of division (A) of section 3730.06 of the Revised Code or any rule adopted under section 3730.10 of the Revised Code in which age is an element of the provisions of the rule, if the board of health or any court of record finds all of the following:
     (1) That the individual obtaining a tattooing service, body piercing service, or ear piercing service performed with an ear piercing gun, at the time of so doing, exhibited to the operator or employee of the tattooing, body piercing, or ear piercing business a driver's or commercial driver's license or an identification card issued under sections 4507.50 to 4507.52 of the Revised Code showing that the individual was then at least age eighteen;
     (2) That the operator or employee made a bona fide effort to ascertain the true age of the individual obtaining a tattooing, body piercing, or ear piercing service by checking the identification presented, at the time of the service, to ascertain that the description on the identification compared with the appearance of the individual and that the identification had not been altered in any way;
     (3) That the operator or employee had reason to believe that the individual obtaining a tattooing, body piercing, or ear piercing service was at least age eighteen.
(B) In any hearing before a board of health and in any action or proceeding before a court of record in which a defense is raised under this section, the registrar of motor vehicles or the registrar's deputy who issued a driver's or commercial driver's license or an identification card under sections 4507.50 to 4507.52 of the Revised Code shall be permitted to submit certified copies of the records, in the registrar's or deputy's possession, of such issuance in lieu of the testimony of the personnel of the bureau of motor vehicles at such hearing, action, or proceeding.
 
ORC Ann. 3730.99 

 Penalties.
(A) Whoever violates division (A), (B), or (C) of section 3730.02 or division (A) of section 3730.06 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.
(B) Whoever violates division (A) or (B) of section 3730.07 of the Revised Code is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.