(225 ILCS 57/30)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 30. Title protection.
    (a) Persons regulated by this Act are designated as massage therapists and therefore are exclusively entitled to utilize the terms "massage", "massage therapy", and "massage therapist" when advertising or printing promotional material.
    (b) Anyone who knowingly aids and abets one or more persons not authorized to use a professional title regulated by this Act or knowingly employs persons not authorized to use the regulated professional title in the course of their employment, commits a violation of this Act.
    (c) Anyone not authorized, under the definitions of this Act, to utilize the term "massage", "massage therapy", or "massage therapist" and who knowingly utilizes these terms when advertising commits a violation of this Act.
    (d) Nothing in this Act shall prohibit the use of the terms "massage", "massage therapy", or "massage therapist" by a salon registered under the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding, and Nail Technology Act of 1985, provided that the salon offers massage therapy services in accordance with this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-514, eff. 8-23-11.)