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Legislative and Policy Developments
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There is one vacant seat on the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy for a licensed massage therapist. Visit the official website of the Georgia Office of the Governor and follow the application prompts to apply.
There are three vacant seats on the New Mexico Massage Therapy Board: two for New Mexico licensed massage therapists and one for a public member. Apply for an appointment today.
The Iowa Board of Massage Therapy adopted new massage therapy rules that impact the following sections: definitions, licensure by examination, qualifications for foreign applicants, and license display requirements. The new rules will be effective August 17, 2022.
House Bill 22-1300 allows counties, cities, and towns in Colorado to adopt local ordinances. The intent is to prevent human trafficking-related offenses to occur in illicit businesses that represent themselves as massage establishments. The bill takes effect August 10, 2022.
The Board of Licensure for Massage Therapy published proposed rules that affect massage therapy fees and suggest adding two new sections to the fee schedule: license reinstatement and certificate of good standing fees.
The Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy's rules will be effective July 13, 2022. This means all Indiana massage therapists must be licensed by January 11, 2023. Those currently certified will automatically become licensed. Those not certified will have six months to apply for licensure.
There are currently two vacant seats on the Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy: one for an Indiana state-certified massage therapist and one for a public member. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will supply you with the contact information you need to apply.
The Alabama Board of Massage Therapy announced proposed rule amendments that affect the fee schedule and establishment licensure. Written comments are due by August 4, 2022.
Senate Bill 37 alters the educational requirements for licensure or registration as a massage therapist, creating just one license: an LMT license that has an educational hour requirement of 750 hours.