Illinois House Bill 0588 was signed into law this legislative session and requires massage establishments to post a human trafficking resource notice in bathrooms located within their businesses.
Illinois Legislative and Policy Developments
Department of Financial & Professional Regulation
Chicago office: 100 W Randolph, 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601
Springfield office: 320 W Washington, 3rd Floor, Springfield, IL 62786
Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 600 hours, and MBLEx or NCBTMB
Renewal: 24 hours/2 years
All hours permitted online
2 hours of ethics
1 hour sexual harassment prevention
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Effective March 1, 2021, a new rule allows all 24 hours of continuing education credits to be completed online.
Personal Care Service Guidelines for businesses in Illinois have been updated for Tier 3, beginning November 20, 2020.
Illinois revised its CE requirements for this renewal cycle in an emergency rule that allows all 24 hours of CE credits to be completed online.
Personal Care Services Guidelines issued by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity were recently updated.
ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP have summarized below how COVID-19 has impacted the licensing regulations and laws in the state of Illinois.
ABMP offers members a free, one-hour sexual harassment prevention training CE to meet new Illinois continuing education requirement.