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Chapter 18.108 RCW



HTMLPDF 18.108.005IntentHealth care insurance not affected.
HTMLPDF 18.108.010Definitions.
HTMLPDF 18.108.020Board of massageGenerally.
HTMLPDF 18.108.025Board powers and duties.
HTMLPDF 18.108.028Transfer programs.
HTMLPDF 18.108.030Licensure or certification required.
HTMLPDF 18.108.035Unlicensed practicePenalties.
HTMLPDF 18.108.040AdvertisingUse of title.
HTMLPDF 18.108.045Display of license or certificationAvailability of photo identification.
HTMLPDF 18.108.050Exemptions.
HTMLPDF 18.108.060ApplicantLicense or certificate holderCompliance with procedures, requirements, fees.
HTMLPDF 18.108.070Qualifications for licensure or certification.
HTMLPDF 18.108.073Massage therapist examination.
HTMLPDF 18.108.074Reflexology examination.
HTMLPDF 18.108.085Powers and duties of secretaryUniform Disciplinary ActLicense or certificate revocationReinstatement.
HTMLPDF 18.108.095Out-of-state massage therapist applicants.
HTMLPDF 18.108.115Persons licensed under prior law.
HTMLPDF 18.108.125Inactive credentialReinstatement.
HTMLPDF 18.108.131ExemptionsReflexology.
HTMLPDF 18.108.195Inspection of premises by secretary.
HTMLPDF 18.108.210Authority of local political subdivisions.
HTMLPDF 18.108.220Federal classification.
HTMLPDF 18.108.230Animal massage therapistEndorsementTraining requirementsRules.
HTMLPDF 18.108.240Chapter 277, Laws of 2002Review/regulatory changes.
HTMLPDF 18.108.250Intraoral massageEndorsement.
HTMLPDF 18.108.902Savings1987 c 443.


Authority to regulate massage therapistsLimitations: RCW 35.21.692, 35A.82.025, and 36.32.122.