Board of Massage Licensure


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2022 Board of Massage Licenusre Legislative Updates

Public Chapter 763

This act permits licensees whose licenses have expired due to non-payment to obtain reinstatement when payment of past due renewal fees, which are capped at twice the annual renewal fee, and unattained continuing education are completed.  This replaces the current requirement of payment of all past due fees before reinstatement.  This act took effect on July 1, 2016

Public Chapter 554

This act extends the Tennessee Massage Licensure Board six years to June 30, 2022.

Public Chapter 956

This act replaces the present law requirement that individual physician’s offices and practices register as medical spas, with a requirement that any physician-owned practice that advertises or holds itself out as a medical spa or a physician-owned practice that primarily engages in the performance of elective cosmetic medical services must register as a medical spa. This legislation further changes the deadline for submitting information related to registering as a medical spa from January 1, 2016, to January 1, 2017. This act took effect on April 27, 2016.