CAMTC's meeting agenda confirms there may be a vote on a fee increase and discloses meeting location. Submit comments to the CAMTC as soon as possible.
Legislative and Policy Developments
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Learn how this may affect your continuing education requirements and submit comments before December 6, 2022.
The Florida Board of Massage Therapy (Board) has proposed a new massage therapy rule that amends the definitions section affecting massage therapy schools. ABMP has summarized the proposed rule for you below. If you would like to submit written comments to the Board in support of, or in opposition to, the proposed rules, email Danielle.Terrell@flhealth.gov by November 21, 2022.
Utah’s Senate Bill 180 (SB 180) will be heard in committee November 16, 2022. SB 180 seeks to create two lower tiers of licensure for “massage assistants” and “massage assistants in training.” The public can attend the committee meeting in person or virtually to fight the bill.
House Bill 8 requires massage therapists to apply a 6 percent sales tax on massage therapy services and will go into effect January 1, 2023. Learn how to create a sales and use tax account and the definition of “medical necessity.”
The California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) gave notice that fee increases may be discussed at its meeting Tuesday, November 29. Attend the meeting to voice your opinion or submit written commentary before November 19.
There are two vacant seats on the Florida Board of Massage Therapy (Board). One seat is for a Florida-licensed massage therapist (LMT) and one is for a public member. Apply for a Board appointment today.
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) proposed rules that affect inspection processes. Submit your commentary to TDLR before November 13, 2022.
The Iowa Board of Massage Therapy (Board) is proposing new rules that would require massage therapists who treat children and dependent adults to complete mandatory reporter training. Submit your commentary to the Board by November 8, 2022.
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is proposing amendments to existing rules that impact license eligibility after revocation, license eligibility for those with criminal convictions, and rule adoption petitions. Submit your comments to TDLR about the rules before October 30, 2022.