Section 34-43-19Construction with other regulations.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b), this chapter shall supersede any regulation adopted by a political subdivision of the state related to the licensing or regulation of massage therapists and massage therapy establishments.
(b) This section shall not affect:
(1) Local regulations relating to zoning requirements or occupational license taxes pertaining to massage therapists and massage therapy establishments.
(2) Local regulations that do not relate to the practice of massage therapy by qualified persons.
(c) A county, or a municipality within its jurisdiction, may regulate persons licensed pursuant to this chapter. Regulation shall be consistent with this chapter. This section shall not be construed to prohibit a county or municipality from regulating persons not licensed pursuant to this chapter.
(Acts 1996, No. 96-661, p. 360, §19.)