Minnesota Legislative and Policy Developments


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A New Try for Massage Therapy Licensure in Minnesota

Senate File 967 and House File 973 have been introduced this legislative session. Both bills would require massage therapists and Asian bodywork therapists to be state licensed. If you believe massage licensing would help the public and the profession, send supportive emails to Senator Clare Oumou Verbeten and Representative Dave Pinto.

MN Massage Therapy and Asian Bodywork Therapy Licensing Bills—UPDATE

Senate File 1074 and House File 1275 would require statewide licensure for massage therapists and Asian bodywork therapists in Minnesota. Unfortunately, neither bill was assigned to or heard in committee and will not move forward in the legislative process this year.

Minnesota COVID-19 State Update—Order Extension through May 17

ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP have summarized below how COVID-19 has impacted Minnesota, from executive orders affecting business closures, to reopening protocols modifying practice procedures, to financial programs developed to aid the unemployed.