New legislation in Maine would require separate state licensing law and regulatory board to certify and license sleep therapists, as reported by MPBN News.

Rep. Bob Nutting, a Republican from Oakland, is sponsoring legislation to create the new medical occupation under state law.

“They believe that their endeavor is enough different such that they should have their own board, they should have their own set of rules, their own fee schedule and be licensed by the state for accountability and any number of other reasons,” Nutting says.

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