TN Bill Exempts Temporary License Holders from Competency Exam

Effective July 1, 2022, the Board of Massage Licensure will be able to grant a temporary license to a person in good standing who is either licensed, registered, or certified in another state without passing a competency exam by the Board.

DE Proposes Online Continuing Education Rule

The Delaware Board of Massage and Bodywork has proposed a continuing education (CE) rule that would allow the required nine hours of hands-on CE to be taken online for the license renewal period ending August 21, 2022.

WA Expands Board of Massage

On March 30, 2022, Governor Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5753, which increases the number of members on the Washington Board of Massage from four to seven.

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.

California Massage Licensing

The California massage therapy community has an opportunity to join 45 other licensed states by instituting professional licensing in place of the current uneven, incomplete voluntary certification process administered by a private organization, the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC).

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