AN ACT TO EXPAND THE MASSAGE AND BODYWORK THERAPY BOARD TO INCLUDE AN ESTABLISHMENT OWNER. SL 2019-114. Enacted July 11, 2019. Effective July 11, 2019.
Bill Summaries: S311 (2019-2020 Session)
Summary date: Jul 11 2019 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 24 2019 - View summary
House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Increases the membership of the North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy from seven to eight, increasing from four to five the number of members who must be licensed massage and bodywork therapists who have been in practice for at last five of the last seven years; reinstates the Governor's appointment of one of those five members.
Summary date: May 2 2019 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Modifies the proposed changes to GS 90-625 to now maintain the seven-member NC Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy (Board) rather than increasing the Board's membership to eight. Eliminates the licensed massage and bodywork therapist member appointed by the Governor. Modifies the qualifications of the added member appointed by the Governor who must be currently licensed to operate a massage and bodywork therapy establishment by making the proposed language uncodified, which allows the appointment of a current owner of such an establishment if the Board has not yet begun to issue any licenses for operation of the establishments. Eliminates term specifications for members appointed subsequent to the initial new member. Makes conforming changes.
Summary date: Mar 19 2019 - View summary
Amends GS 90-625 by increasing the membership of the NC Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy to include a member, appointed by the Governor, who is licensed to operate a massage and bodywork therapy establishment, or a current owner of a massage or bodywork therapy establishment if the Board has not begun to issue any licenses to operate a massage and bodywork therapy establishment. The term of office begins on July 1, 2019, and expires on June 30, 2022; subsequent appointees serve three-year terms.