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File #: 180757    Version: Name: Health Code - Massage Practitioner and Business Permits
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Introduced: 7/17/2018 In control: Clerk of the Board
On agenda: Final action: 11/20/2018
Enactment date: 11/20/2018 Enactment #: 272-18
Title: Ordinance amending the Health Code to comprehensively revise the regulation of massage practitioners, massage establishments, massage outcall services, and sole practitioner massage establishments by, among other things: 1) authorizing the Director of Health (“Director”) to access local, state, and federal criminal history information of permit applicants and permit holders; 2) eliminating temporary massage practitioner permits; 3) clarifying the administrative process by which permit applicants and permit holders may appeal a decision to deny, suspend, or revoke a permit; 4) adding or revising massage establishment operating standards relating to vermin, employee areas, locked doors, residential use, and advertising; 5) prohibiting a massage business from operating a massage school on the same premises as a massage establishment; 6) establishing a massage establishment reinspection fee of $191 per hour; 7) updating administrative and permit penalties; 8) authorizing the imposition of a lien on a property that has contributed to a violation of Article 29 of the Health Code (“Article 29”) to collect unpaid administrative penalties, enforcement costs, fines, interest, and attorneys’ fees; 9) authorizing the City Attorney to institute civil proceedings for injunctive and monetary relief for violations of Article 29; 10) declaring violations of select provisions of Article 29 to be public nuisances; and 11) discontinuing the acceptance of applications for massage practitioner permits effective January 1, 2019.
Sponsors: Katy Tang, Norman Yee, Ahsha Safai
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. Leg Dig Ver1, 3. Referral SBC 080718, 4. Referral FYI 080718, 5. Hearing Notice 101518, 6. Comm Pkt 101518, 7. Leg Ver2, 8. Leg Dig Ver2, 9. Board Pkt 102318, 10. Board Pkt 103018, 11. Leg Ver3, 12. Leg Dig Ver3, 13. Board Pkt 111318, 14. Leg Final
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