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HB 180 (BR 325) - R. Palumbo, L. Belcher

     AN ACT relating to massage therapy.
     Amend KRS 309.350 to define "compensation"; amend KRS 309.352 to specify; amend KRS 309.353 to delete reference to repealed statute, and prohibit knowingly allowing, aiding, or abetting a person to practice massage therapy without a license; amend KRS 309.3535 to specify penalties for violations of licensure requirements; amend KRS 309.354 to specify residency requirements for board members; amend KRS 309.355 to require the board to create standards of educational program curriculum and instructor qualifications and provide for injunctive relief; amend KRS 309.357 to establish fees; amend KRS 309.358 to make technical correction and allow other examinations approved by the board; amend KRS 309.363 to specify a fee and require instructors to have specific education and experience; create a new section of KRS Chapter 309.350 to 309.364 to require entities offering instruction in massage therapy to maintain a certificate of good standing; repeal KRS 309.360.


     HFA (1, R. Palumbo) - Amend KRS 309.357 to delete proposed increase of the renewal fee; delete provision for additional fine; delete initial application fee; delete fee for approval of continuing education courses; delete specification that all fees are nonrefundable.

     SCS - Retain original provisions, except modify crimes and fees contained in the bill.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Jan 20-posting waived
     Jan 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 4-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 5, 2010
     Feb 19-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 22-3rd reading, passed 75-17 with floor amendment (1)
     Feb 23-received in Senate
     Feb 25-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 23-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 24-taken from committee; 2nd reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 26-reported favorably, to Rules as a Consent bill with Committee Substitute
     Mar 29-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 29, 2010; 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute
     Apr 1-received in House; to Rules (H); taken from committee; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute for Thursday, April 1, 2010; House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute ; passed 88-10; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 12-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 112)

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