Kentucky Legislative and Policy Developments

Kentucky

Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy
PO Box 1360
Frankfort, KY 40602
Phone: 502-782-8808
Fax: 502-564-4818
Email: mt@ky.gov

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Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 600 hours, and NCETMB or MBLEx
Renewal: 24 hours/2 years
3 hours of ethics

Regulation Type: 
State License

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Kentucky Bill Proposes 6% Sales Tax on Massage Services

The Kentucky legislature introduced House Bill 8 (HB 8) this session, which would impose a 6% sales tax on massage services. ABMP opposes HB 8 and invites you to take action to oppose this bill before it becomes law—contact your senator today.

Kentucky Proposes New Massage Therapy Rules

The Kentucky Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy has proposed new rules that affect the following areas: fees, exams, applications, license reinstatement, complaint processes, ethics, and continuing education. Written comments in support or opposition of the rules will be accepted through November 30, 2021.

Kentucky Removes Establishment Licensing

ABMP has verified that amendments will be made to Kentucky House Bill 79 and the requirement for massage establishment licenses will be removed from the bill.

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