States with Massage Practice Laws

State Massage Practice Laws and Requirements—A complete listing of state practice laws, education requirements, contact names and other valuable information.

Map of States Regulating Massage Therapy (PDF) 552KB

ALABAMA enacted 1996
ARIZONA enacted 2003
ARKANSAS enacted 1951
CALIFORNIA enacted 2008
COLORADO enacted 2008
CONNECTICUT enacted 1993
DELAWARE enacted 1993
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA enacted 1994
FLORIDA enacted 1943
GEORGIA enacted 2005
HAWAII enacted 1947
IDAHO enacted 2012
ILLINOIS enacted 2002
INDIANA enacted 2007
IOWA enacted 1992
KENTUCKY enacted 2003
LOUISIANA enacted 1992
MAINE enacted 1991
MARYLAND enacted 1996
MASSACHUSETTS enacted 2006
MICHIGAN enacted 2009
MISSISSIPPI enacted 2001
MISSOURI enacted 1998
MONTANA enacted 2009
NEBRASKA enacted 1958
NEW HAMPSHIRE enacted 1980
NEW JERSEY enacted 1998
NEW MEXICO enacted 1991
NEW YORK enacted 1967
NEVADA enacted 2005
NORTH CAROLINA enacted 1998
NORTH DAKOTA enacted 1959
OHIO enacted 1916
OREGON enacted 1951
PENNSYLVANIA enacted 2008
RHODE ISLAND enacted 1979
SOUTH CAROLINA enacted 1996
SOUTH DAKOTA enacted 2005
TENNESSEE enacted 1995
TEXAS enacted 1985
UTAH enacted 1981
VIRGINIA enacted 1996
WASHINGTON enacted 1976
WEST VIRGINIA enacted 1997
WISCONSIN enacted 1998
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