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STATE REGULATIONS 2017-06-24T15:24:39+00:00

STATE REGULATIONS

§ 43b.23. Schedule of civil penalties—massage therapists—statement of policy.

STATE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY

Violation under
63 P. S.
Violation under
49 Pa. Code
Chapter 20
Title/Description
Civil Penalty
§  20.42(a)(14) Failure to display current license or
wallet card.
First offense—$50
Second and subsequent offenses—$250
§  20.42(a)(15) Failure to include massage therapy
license number in advertisements.
First offense—$50
Second and subsequent offenses—$250
§  20.42(a)(16) Failure to display
name and title.
First offense—$50
Second and subsequent offenses—$250
§  627.6(b)(i) Failure to hold current certification to administer CPR. First offense—$50
Second offense—$250
Subsequent offense—formal action
§  627.6(b)(ii) Failure to complete
24 hours of continuing education courses approved by the
Board during the 24 months preceding license renewal.
First offense—$100 per credit hour
Second offense—formal action
§  627.14 Holding oneself out
as a massage therapist or practicing massage therapy while unlicensed.
First offense—$500
Second offense—formal action
§  627.14(b) Holding oneself out
as a licensed massage therapist while license is expired.
0—6 months—warning
7—12 months—$250
13—18 months—$500
19—24 months—$1,000
More than 24 months—formal action
§  627.14(e) Practicing massage therapy on an expired license. 0—6 months—warning
7—12 months—$250
13—18 months—$500
19—24 months—$1,000
More than 24 months— formal prosecution

Source

The provisions of this §  43b.23 adopted September 24, 2010, effective September 25, 2010, 40 Pa.B. 5478.

Cross References

This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  20.34 (relating to penalty for failure to complete continuing education).