2010 Tennessee Code
Title 63 - Professions Of The Healing Arts
Chapter 18 - Massage Therapists
Part 1 - Massage Licensure
63-18-102 - Part definitions.

63-18-102. Part definitions.

As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:

     (1)  “Board” means the massage licensure board;

     (2)  “Compensation” means the payment, loan, advance, donation, contribution, deposit or gift of money or anything of value;

     (3)  “Massage/bodywork/somatic” means the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body with the intention of positively affecting the health and well being of the client;

     (4)  “Massage establishment” means a place of business held out to the public wherein massage is practiced; and

     (5)  “Massage therapist” means a person who practices massage for compensation and is licensed by the board.

[Acts 1995, ch. 480, § 3; 1996, ch. 1059, § 1; 1997, ch. 130, § 1; T.C.A. § 63-18-202.]  

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