Law and Legislation

Ask an Attorney: Earned Sick Leave

July 30, 2017

Our AMTA-MA Chapter Attorney, Scott Dunlap, presents at each of our Annual Chapter Meetings to discuss...

State Massage Board enacts amendments to the massage regulations

January 25, 2017

Please see the FAQ on the State Board website

State Board Meeting

September 16, 2016

State Board meeting – 9/12/16The State Board reviewed the proposed amendments. They discussed an email...

State Board Meeting Summary

July 11, 2016

Public hearing on proposed amendmentsThe public hearing held by the State Board on the regulations governing...

Ask an Attorney: Independent Contractor Statute & Mobile Massage

September 15, 2015

Our AMTA-MA Chapter Attorney, Scott Dunlap, presents at each of our Annual Chapter Meetings to discuss...

AMTA-MA Defeats Amendment to Take Workplace Protections Away from Massage Therapists

July 17, 2015

If what you're about to read just doesn't make you want to shout out a big "Yahoo!" about what your AMTA-MA...

Earned Sick Leave Law | Effective July 1, 2015

July 15, 2015

Our Lobbyist, Mark Molloy, shares the the latest news regarding the new state requirement to provide...

Governor Patrick Signs the AMTA-MA's Legislation

July 7, 2015

We are thrilled to start the New Year off with news of the Chapter’s 2013-2014 legislative success!On...

Out-of-State License Applicants and Meeting Educational Requirements

July 3, 2015

Our Lobbyist, Mark Molloy, shares some very encouraging news for out-of-state massage therapists looking...

Dual Usage of Rooms for Massage and Cosmetology

May 15, 2015

Our Lobbyist, Mark Molloy, shares some very encouraging news in regards to the dual usage of rooms for...

Do You Need a Massage Therapy Facility (Establishment) License?

May 6, 2015

The following statement is taken directly from the Mass.gov Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation...

Law and Legislative Report September 2014

September 18, 2014

The following report was shared with our members in our last newsletter and is the most recent report...

Legislative Update: HB 185

August 11, 2014

As you may know, the AMTA-Massachusetts Chapter (AMTA-MA) has been working to update Chapter 135 of the...

URGENT- Action Needed to Help Pass House Bill 185

July 1, 2014

The Massachusetts Chapter of the AMTA is committed to advancing the interests of licensed massage therapists...

Massage in Stoughton: Rezoned

June 3, 2014

Your chapter, advocating for YOU!Could you imagine earning your massage license, moving to a new town,...

AMTA to Celebrate National Massage Therapy Awareness Week at Legislative Awareness Day

October 1, 2013

The AMTA-MA Chapter Leadership and volunteers will provide chair massage for the State Legislature and...