Authority to regulate massage practitioners — Limitations.
(1) A state licensed massage practitioner seeking a city license to operate a massage business must provide verification of his or her state massage license as provided for in RCW 18.108.030.
(2) The city may charge a licensing or operating fee, but the fee charged a state licensed massage practitioner shall not exceed the licensing or operating fee imposed on similar health care providers, such as physical therapists or occupational therapists, operating within the same city.
(3) A state licensed massage practitioner is not subject to additional licensing requirements not currently imposed on similar health care providers, such as physical therapists or occupational therapists.
[1991 c 182 § 2.]
| Reviser's note: 1991 c 182 directed that this section be added to chapter 35A.11 RCW. This section has been codified as a part of chapter 35A.82 RCW, which relates more directly to code city licensing authority.|