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Massage Examiners Board

Active dates:1927-1929
Function: To regulate the practice of massage in the State of Minnesota. The board will oversee the examinations and licensing of those practicing massage.
History: A State Board of Massage Examiners was established in 1927 to examine, register, and regulate practitioners of massage in Minnesota. It consisted of five resident practitioners, appointed by the governor (Laws 1927 c69). In 1929 this board was abolished, its functions transferred to the State Board of Medical Examiners, and masseurs required to register also with the clerk of district court in the county(ies) in which they wished to practice (Laws 1929 c347).
Membership: The board shall consist of five resident practitioners, who shall have practiced the art or science of massage in this stale for at least five years, appointed by the governor, one for a term of one year, one for a term of two years, one fur a term of three
years, one for a term of four years, one for a term of five years from the date of his or her appointment, and until their
successors are appointed and qualified and one each year thereafter to the end that each member shall serve five years after
the first appointment.
Record last updated: 09/15/2011

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