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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  MASSAGE THERAPY & MASSAGE THERAPISTS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 240 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the occurrence on certain premises of certain activities that may constitute a common nuisance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2072 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the eligibility and requirements for the issuance and renewal of a license in massage therapy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3408 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to required suicide prevention training for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4007 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the licensing and regulation of health-related occupations transferred to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1324 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for and emergency suspension of a license relating to massage therapy. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1049 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to the classification of licensed massage therapy programs as postsecondary education programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1556 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the classification of certain programs as postsecondary education programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 632 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the applicability of massage therapy licensing requirements to a person employing certain muscle activation techniques. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 556 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the applicability of massage therapy licensing requirements to a person employing certain muscle activation techniques. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 722 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the regulation of massage therapists, massage establishments, massage schools, and sexually oriented businesses; providing penalties. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 623 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of massage establishments in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2838 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the regulation of massage parlors by certain counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3094 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the regulation of massage parlors by counties; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 854 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the operation and regulation of massage establishments; imposing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1980 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the regulation of massage parlors by certain counties; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2644 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2957 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy; providing penalties. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1842 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapists; providing a penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 2696 79-0 (2005) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy and massage establishments and certain services related to massage; providing penalties. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1725 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapists; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1800 70-0 (1987) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry Relating to the regulation of massage establishments; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2466 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the regulation of massage therapists and massage establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1065 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to local regulations relating to registered massage therapists. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1401 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the regulation of massage therapists and massage establishments. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2012 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the regulation of massage therapists and massage establishments; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 2127 69-0 (1985) Author: Morales, Dan
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the penalty for a violation of a city or county regulation regarding the practice of massage or the operation of a massage establishment. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2078 68-0 (1983) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the regulation of massage therapists and massage establishments; providing a penalty. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 2369 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the creation of a Texas Board of Licensure for Hygenic Massage owners and employees. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 33 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to massaging a person of the opposite sex in a massage establishment for a fee; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 34 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Relating to county regulation of individuals who administer massages and establishments where massages are administered; prescribing penalties; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 489 65-0 (1977) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to county regulation of massage practitioners and establishments; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1529 65-0 (1977) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the regulation of the practice of massage; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 2005 65-0 (1977) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to eligibility for a massage license when a person has been convicted of prostitution. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 173 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to county regulation of massage practitioners and establishments; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 1546 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to the regulation of sexual conduct and sexual contact during a massage performed for a fee; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 1577 64-0 (1975) Author: Rucker, Calvin Relating to county regulation of individuals who administer massages and establishments where massages are administered; prescribing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 1730 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to massaging a person of the opposite sex in a massage establishment for a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
HB 1771 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to county regulation of individuals who administer massages and establishments where massages are administered; prescribing penalties; providing a severability clause. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Rules suspended
SB 495 64-0 (1975) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the regulation and licensure by the county commissioners court of individuals who administer massages and establishments where massages are administered in unincorporated areas of any county; prescribing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Rules suspended
HB 1209 63-0 (1973) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Relating to the licensing massage therapists; prohibiting certain exemptions and for certain definitions; creating the Texas Board of Massage Therapy Examiners; providing for the responsibilities, powers, and duties of the Board; establishing licensure requirements and fees; providing for enforcement; prescribing penalties; and providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1291 60-0 (1967) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to the regulation of massage establishments; containing a penalty.
HB 87 34-0 (1915) Author: Parker, P. L. | et. al. Relating to defining and regulating the practice of massage; fixing penalties.
HB 663 33-0 (1913) Author: Reedy, D. M. Relating to defining and regulating the practice of massage, to creating a board of examiners for the examination and licensing of masseurs and masseuse, to prescribing their qualifications, and providing for their proper registration, providing penalties.
SB 423 33-0 (1913) Author: Greer, William Jeffries Relating to defining and regulating the practice of massage, creating a board of examiners, and fixing penalties.

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