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July 18 DORA Meeting Regarding Proposed Rule Revisions 


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We have received the following notice from the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) of a Stakeholder Meeting to be held on July 18, 2016 at 1:00 pm. DORA is seeking public input to identify the effects that draft rule revisions might have on the practice of massage therapy and/or the effects, positive or negative, on outcomes for the consumer. DORA will use this feedback to make further revisions and additions to draft rules for consideration during the formal rulemaking proceeding. Your opinions and recommendations will help shape revisions made to the rules.   


Stakeholder Meeting for the First Round of Rulemaking to Clarify Existing Rules and to Implement the Age Requirement in House Bill 16-1320.

Monday, July 18, 2016, 1 p.m.

1560 Broadway, 110D, Denver, 80202

The Director of the Office of Massage Therapy Licensure (Director) will be considering revisions to clarify the MASSAGE THERAPY LICENSURE RULES AND REGULATIONS (3 CCR 722-1) and to consider rule changes necessitated by the passage of House Bill 16-1320. The discussion will encompass draft versions of rules one through six, specifically, the requirements for minimum age, exams, endorsement and reinstatement applications, and hour and coursework for massage therapy schools. Future meetings will address other parts of HB 16-1320 and associated rules. 

Stakeholder input will be limited to the aforementioned rule revisions under consideration. In addition, you may email your written comments to To ensure consideration of your comments before the proposed draft is presented to the Board, written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016.

Click  here to read the full Stakeholder Meeting Notice and draft versions of rules one through six. 

The Director will also provide a webcast of this Stakeholder Meeting. Please register to participate in the meeting via webinar  at:

If you have any questions, please contact  Andrea E. Faley, Program Director, at 303-894-7754 or