State Legislation

Information about Statewide Massage Regulation in California

Hello and Welcome to the State Legislation and Statewide Certification Information Webpage!


A (Very) Brief History of the California Massage Therapy Act

A Brief History of AMTA-CA’s Legislative Efforts

Here are some links to useful information and websites:

Click here for the text of AB 2194, the bill containing the pending amendments to the Massage Therapy Act. They will become law on January 1, 2017.

Click here for the current version of the Massage Therapy Act

Click here for the 2015 CAMTC Sunset Report. Be advised: This document is over 400 pages; it will take a while to load, let alone read.

To download application forms and get other information about CAMTC certification, you can go directly to the CAMTC website. The California Massage Therapy Council is the nonprofit public benefit corporation that issues statewide certificates to qualified massage professionals in California.