36-35-12 Issuance of license--Application, fee, and qualifications--Term--Appeal of denial.
Issuance of license--Application, fee, and qualifications--Term--Appeal of denial.
The board may issue a license to engage in the practice of massage to any person who submits an
application form and the nonrefundable application fee as approved in § 36-35-17 and who
demonstrates the following qualifications:
Eighteen years of age or older;
Good moral character;
High school diploma or equivalent;
Completion of no less than five hundred hours of training or study in the practice of
massage with a facility or instructor recognized by the board;
Absence of unprofessional conduct;
Professional liability insurance coverage with limits at or above an amount set by the
Passing score on an examination administered by a national certification board approved
by the board in rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26.
A license issued under this chapter is valid for a period of one year from the date it was issued
and automatically expires unless it is renewed. The board may refuse to grant a license to any person
based on failure to demonstrate the requirements of this section. An applicant may appeal the denial
of a license in compliance with chapter 1-26.
Source: SL 2005, ch 206, § 12; SL 2007, ch 223, § 1.