§ 37:3551 Short title
§ 37:3552 As used in this Chapter:
§ 37:3553 Application of Chapter; exceptions and exemptions
§ 37:3554 A.(1) The Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy is hereby created within the Louisiana Department of Health subject to the provisions of R.S. 36:803. It shall be composed of seven membe
§ 37:3555 Powers and duties of the board
§ 37:3556 Licensure; qualifications
§ 37:3556.1 Course of study; hours
§ 37:3557 Examination
§ 37:3558 Massage establishments
§ 37:3559 License regulations
§ 37:3561 License renewal requirements
§ 37:3562 Fees
§ 37:3563 Grounds for discipline
§ 37:3564 A. A person or an entity that does not hold a license as a massage therapist, physical therapist, or chiropractor, a certificate to practice athletic training, or a license as a mass
§ 37:3565 Penalties
§ 37:3566 Injunction
§ 37:3567 A. Except as otherwise provided by Subsection B of this Section, the provisions of this Chapter shall supersede any regulation adopted by a political subdivision of the state relatin

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 37 > Chapter 57

  • advertising: means to publish, display, or disseminate promotional information and includes but is not limited to the issuance of any card, sign, or direct mail, or in any newspaper, magazine, publication, or any announcement or display via any televised, computerized, electronic, or telephone networks, magnetic signs, or media. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Board: means the Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Health. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Inactive status: means the status in which a licensed massage therapist has, pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, notified the board of intent to voluntarily cease activity as a massage therapist for a period of time not to exceed five years. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Licensee: means any person or business that has a professional or establishment license issued by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Massage establishment: means any place of business that offers the practice of massage therapy and where the practice of massage therapy is conducted on the premises of the business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • Massage therapist: means a person who engages in the practice of massage therapy for compensation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • 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.
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, association, or other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552
  • 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.
  • Practice of massage therapy: means the manipulation of soft tissue for the purpose of maintaining good health and establishing and maintaining good physical condition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:3552