Bill Sponsors: IN HB1289 | 2017 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Massage therapy. Provides that an individual must be licensed by the state board of massage therapy (board) to practice massage therapy. (Under current law, massage therapists are certified by the board but certification is not required to practice massage therapy.) Provides that massage therapy licensing requirements do not prohibit specified conduct of individuals who meet certain requirements. Amends the definition of "massage therapy" to include certain acts. Amends the definition of "massage therapist" to include an individual who offers to provide massage therapy. Provides that an individual may not use certain titles or practice massage therapy without a license. Establishes

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 7-2)

Status: (Passed) 2017-05-02 - Public Law 267 [HB1289 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative Ronald Bacon [R]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-075FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative David Ober [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-082FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Robert Morris [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-084FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Mara Reardon [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-012FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Vaneta Becker [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-050FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jean Leising [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-042FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Randall Head [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-018FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Timothy Lanane [D]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-025FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Brandt Hershman [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-007FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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