File #: 141302    Version: Name: Health Code - Massage Practitioner and Business Permits, Associated Fees
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Introduced: 4/28/2015 In control: Clerk of the Board
On agenda: Final action: 5/28/2015
Enactment date: 5/28/2015 Enactment #: 072-15
Title: Ordinance amending the Health Code to comprehensively revise regulation of massage practitioners, massage establishments, massage outcall services, and sole practitioner massage establishments by, among other things: 1) eliminating the exemption for massage businesses that employ solely massage practitioners certified by the California Massage Therapy Council from the permitting and regulatory authority of the Department of Public Health; 2) increasing the number of instructional hours required for massage practitioner permits; 3) denying massage business permits to applicants who have been convicted of criminal acts related to human trafficking; 4) aligning massage practitioner attire requirements with State law; 5) incorporating State human trafficking information posting requirements into local law for enforcement purposes; 6) revising the timing and criteria for granting, denying, suspending, and revoking massage practitioner permits, massage establishment permits, sole practitioner massage establishment permits, and outcall massage service permits; 7) specifying massage practitioner permit application and annual license fees; 8) updating the application and annual license fee amounts for massage establishments, outcall massage services, and sole practitioner massage establishments to reflect the currently authorized amounts; and 9) grouping related requirements and making other changes to enhance clarity and promote compliance.
Sponsors: Katy Tang, Norman Yee, Mark Farrell
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Response Health Comm 040615, 4. Comm Pkt 042015, 5. Leg Ver2, 6. Leg Dig Ver2, 7. Comm Pkt 050415, 8. Board Pkt 051215, 9. Board Pkt 051915, 10. Leg Final
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