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§ 90‑621.  Declarationof purpose.

The purpose of this Article isto ensure the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens ofthis State receiving massage and bodywork therapy services. This purpose isachieved by establishing education and testing standards that ensure competencyin the practice of massage and bodywork therapy. Mandatory licensure of thoseengaged in the practice of massage and bodywork therapy assures the public thateach individual has satisfactorily met the standards of the profession andcontinues to meet both the ethical and competency goals of the profession.  (1998‑230, s. 10; 2008‑224,s. 1.)