§ 34-43-1 Short title
§ 34-43-2 Legislative findings and intent
§ 34-43-3 Definitions
§ 34-43-4 Regulated activities
§ 34-43-5 Exemptions
§ 34-43-6 Alabama Board of Massage Therapy
§ 34-43-7 Powers and duties of board
§ 34-43-8 License requirement; sexually oriented businesses; services for clients who are ill or who have physical dysfunctions
§ 34-43-9 Application for license; educational requirements
§ 34-43-10 Massage therapist examination
§ 34-43-11 Licensing of establishments
§ 34-43-12 Application forms; issuance of license; display of license
§ 34-43-13 License renewal; reinstatement
§ 34-43-14 Alabama Board of Massage Therapy Fund
§ 34-43-15 Complaints; grounds for suspension; revocation, etc., of license; penalties; rulemaking authority
§ 34-43-16 Use of words “massage” or “bodywork” or other advertising descriptions by non-licensed persons
§ 34-43-17 Criminal penalties
§ 34-43-18 Injunction; civil penalty
§ 34-43-19 Construction with other regulations
§ 34-43-20 Massage therapy schools; instructors
§ 34-43-21 Continuing education

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 34 > Chapter 43

  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • blind person: means a natural person who has no vision or whose vision with correcting glasses is so defective as to prevent the performance of ordinary activities for which eyesight is essential, or who has central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with correcting glasses, or whose central visual acuity is more than 20/200 in the better eye with correcting glasses but whose peripheral field has contracted to such an extent that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angular distance no greater than 20 degrees. See Alabama Code 30-3D-610
  • BLIND PERSONS: Any person defined as a blind person by Section 1-1-3. See Alabama Code 21-1-40
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • month: means a calendar month. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • preceding: means next before. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • VENDING STAND: Such shelters, counters, shelves, display and wall cases, refrigerator apparatus, and other auxiliary equipment that may be needed in vending such articles as may be approved by the licensing agency, as well as manual or coin operated vending machines or similar devices. See Alabama Code 21-1-40
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608