Maine Revised Statutes

§14306-D. Qualifications; massage therapists

Each applicant for licensure must demonstrate competence to engage in the practice of massage therapy in a manner that safeguards the interests of the public. [1997, c. 681, §7 (NEW).]

1. Requirements.  The following requirements are considered minimum evidence satisfactory to the department that an applicant is qualified for licensure under this chapter. An applicant must:
A. Pass the examination sponsored by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork or the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards or their successor or other organizations approved by the department; or demonstrate completion of a course of training consisting of 500 or more hours approved by the department; [2007, c. 402, Pt. II, §5 (AMD).]
B. Be 18 years of age or older; [1997, c. 681, §7 (NEW).]
C. Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; and [2007, c. 402, Pt. II, §5 (AMD).]
D. [2007, c. 402, Pt. II, §5 (RP).]
E. Pay an application fee and an annual licensing fee as set under section 14306-G. [2007, c. 402, Pt. II, §5 (AMD).]
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. II, §5 (AMD) .]
2. Existing certified massage therapists.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. II, §5 (RP) .]
1997, c. 681, §7 (NEW). 2001, c. 323, §31 (AMD). 2007, c. 402, Pt. II, §5 (AMD).