(225 ILCS 57/5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2022)
Declaration of public policy.
The practice of massage therapy is
declared to affect the public health, safety, and welfare and to be subject to
regulation in the
public interest. The purpose of this Act is to protect and benefit the public
by setting standards
of qualifications, education, training, and experience for those who seek to
therapy, to promote high standards of professional performance for those
licensed to practice
massage therapy in the State of Illinois, and to protect the public from
unprofessional conduct by
persons licensed to practice massage therapy.
(Source: P.A. 92-860, eff. 6-1-03