36-29-2. Unlicensed practice as misdemeanor--Exemptions.

It is a Class 2 misdemeanor for any individual to practice or attempt to practice athletic training without first obtaining a license pursuant to this chapter.

Nothing in this chapter may be construed to prevent or restrict the:

(1)    Activities of a student pursuing a supervised course of study leading to a degree or licensure in athletic training; or

(2)    Practice of an individual:

(a)    Employed by or affiliated with an individual or athletic team from a different state or jurisdiction temporarily practicing or competing in this state; and

(b)    Who only practices on the individual or members of the athletic team that the individual is employed or affiliated with.

Source: SL 1984, ch 255, § 2; SL 2024, ch 162, § 3.