INTRODUCED BY M. Stromswold, K. Zolnikov
By Request of the ****
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT REMOVING SUNSET PROVISION FROM LAW REQUIRING MASSAGE THERAPY BUSINESSES TO DISPLAY EACH MASSAGE THERAPIST'S LICENSE; revising the officials who may determine compliance; amending section 37-33-406, MCa; REPEALING SECTION 6, CHAPTER 419, LAWS OF 2019; and PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. Section 37-33-406, MCA, is amended to read:
"37-33-406. (Temporary) Massage therapy businesses -- requirements. (1) A massage therapy business shall conspicuously display on the premises the license of each massage therapist working at the business or, for a mobile practice, make the license readily available.
(2) (a) The department or a local designee, a local government official having jurisdiction, or a local law enforcement officer may enter a massage therapy business at any time during business hours to determine compliance with subsection (1).
(b) The action taken under subsection (2)(a) may not interrupt a treatment session that is in progress, except that a treatment session lasting 2 hours or more may be interrupted. (Terminates June 30, 2023--sec. 6, Ch. 419, L. 2019.)"
Section 2. Repealer. Section 6, Chapter 419, Laws of 2019, is repealed.
Section 3. Effective date. [This act] is effective on passage and approval.
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