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CSHB 275(FIN): "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Massage Therapists; relating to license renewal and criminal history record checks for massage therapists; and providing for an effective date."

00                       CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 275(FIN)                                                                    
01 "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of Massage Therapists; relating to                                  
02 license renewal and criminal history record checks for massage therapists; and                                          
03 providing for an effective date."                                                                                       
04 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
05    * Section 1. AS 08.03.010(c)(12) is amended to read:                                                               
06                 (12)  Board of Massage Therapists (AS 08.61.010) - June 30, 2024                                    
07       [2018];                                                                                                           
08    * Sec. 2.  AS 08.61.050 is amended to read:                                                                        
09            Sec. 08.61.050. Standards for license renewal. The board shall renew a                                     
10       license issued under this chapter to a licensee who                                                               
11                 (1)  pays the required fee;                                                                             
12                 (2)  meets the continuing education requirements established by the                                     
13       board;                                                                                                            
14                 (3)  has not been convicted of, or pled guilty or no contest to, a crime                                
01 involving moral turpitude, or has been convicted of, or pled guilty to or no contest to,                                
02 a crime involving moral turpitude if the board finds that the conviction does not affect                                
03       the person's ability to practice competently and safely;                                                          
04                 (4)  has a current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification; and                                     
05 (5)  has been fingerprinted and has provided the fees required by the                                                   
06 Department of Public Safety under AS 12.62.160 for criminal justice information and                                     
07 a national criminal history record check once every three renewals; the fingerprints                                
08 and fees shall be forwarded to the Department of Public Safety to obtain a report of                                    
09 criminal justice information under AS 12.62 and a national criminal history record                                      
10       check under AS 12.62.400.                                                                                         
11    * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                          
12 read:                                                                                                                   
13       APPLICABILITY. AS 08.61.050, as amended by sec. 2 of this Act, applies to                                         
14 applications for renewal of a license to practice as a massage therapist under AS 08.61 filed                           
15 on or after the effective date of  sec. 2 of this Act.                                                                  
16    * Sec. 4. Section 1 of this Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).                                    
17    * Sec. 5. Except as provided in sec. 4 of this Act, this Act takes effect July 1, 2018.