State and Local Priorities

Learn about AMTA's advocacy efforts on state and local issues related to the massage therapy profession.

State priorities include working for fair and consistent licensing of massage therapy in all 50 states as well as U.S. territories, engaging state and local officials for updates on laws, executive orders, and regulations that impact massage therapists.

Click on a state below to see the latest local legislative updates and bill activity related to the massage therapy profession. 

State Policy Map

The policy map shows information and details for bills by state around specific areas our Government Relations team is focused on including massage therapy, occupational and healthcare issues, human trafficking, pain management, nonpharmacological treatments and licensing. 

You can use the map to see legislative and policy activity by state. You can filter information by state or issue, or both. Just click on the map or the issue to see a list of relevant legislation. Select a bill in the list below the map to view the details.