152C.4  Employment of person not licensed--civil penalty.

A person as defined in section 4.1, who employs to provide services to other persons a person who is not licensed pursuant to this chapter, shall not use the initials "L.M.T." or the words "licensed massage therapist", "massage therapist", "masseur", or "masseuse", or any other words or titles which imply or represent that the person employed practices massage therapy. A person who violates this section is subject to imposition, at the discretion of the board, of a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars. Each violation of this section is a separate offense. Each day a violation of this section occurs after citation by the board is a separate offense. The board may inspect any facility which advertises or offers services purporting to be delivered by massage therapists.

Section History: Recent form

  92 Acts, ch 1137, § 4; 98 Acts, ch 1053, §34

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