"Studies have shown people who lay in tanning beds are 59% more likely to get melanoma which is the deadliest type of skin cancer," said Moreno. "The risk is even greater when you start tanning in your younger years."
Moreno says women in their teens and 20's make up 70% of a tanning salon's clientele.
"That's concerning to us," Moreno says. "Tanning beds are a carcinogen just as cigarettes are or asbestos or plutonium. So it's time to protect our kids and this is the right step to take."
Moreno says tanning beds are blamed for thousands of emergency room visits each year. Currently, kids between 14-17 need to have a parent sign off before they can tan, but Moreno says many adults don't know about tanning bed risks.