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GR on the Road: DE, WA, NO, CA, OR, and more!

Your Government Relations Director Laura Embleton has been on the road since the beginning of 2019! She started off the year with a 10-day nationwide trip, starting in Delaware to discuss the proposed public health rules with the drafter of the rules.

New Hampshire House Bill 121

Legislators in New Hampshire are considering House Bill 121 (HB121), a bill that requires massage therapy, reflexology, structural integration, and Asian bodywork therapy establishments to be registered and licensed if there are two or more therapists practicing in the establishment.

Maryland Senate Bill 554

Legislators in Maryland are considering Senate Bill 554 (SB554), which would grant more power to county-level government entities to allow them to create massage establishment licensure requirements. 

New Mexico Passes Senate Bill 200

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed into law New Mexico Senate Bill 200. This law amends the Massage Therapy Practice Act in several ways. The law now includes a definition of continuing education (CE) and continuing education providers.