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
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
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
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.