The board may:

(1)    Administer, coordinate, and enforce the provisions of this chapter;

Terms Used In South Dakota Codified Laws 36-35-6.1

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.

(2)    Evaluate the qualifications of applicants for licensure and permits and issue and renew licenses and permits;

(3)    Maintain the names of persons that meet the qualifications for licensure;

(4)    Conduct all disciplinary proceedings under this chapter;

(5)    Maintain a record of each complaint received by the board;

(6)    Establish standards for the safe and qualified practice of massage therapy;

(7)    Report licensing actions and status to relevant state and federal governing bodies as may be required, or as the board deems appropriate; and

(8)    Employ or contract with personnel and enter into contracts pursuant to law to carry out the board’s responsibilities.

Source: SL 2016, ch 197, § 19.