March 22, 2017 Stakeholder Meeting on Proposed Changes to Massage Rules

The Colorado Department of Regulation (DORA), Office of Massage Therapy Licensure will hold a Stakeholder Meeting on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 1:30 pm to discuss proposed Massage Therapy Rules 4, Rule 5 and Rule 13. Per the notice sent out by the state, "stakeholder input is crucial to achieving the Department's missions of consumer protection and effective licensure and enforcement, without unnecessary impediment to the economic market."  We encourage you to attend the meeting if you're interested in the rulemaking process and would like to be heard.   

The topic areas in which rule changes are being proposed are:  licensure by endorsement (license applications by applicants who hold a license in another state), reinstatement of an expired license, and record keeping requirements for breast massage.  Click on "Download the Official Stakeholder Meeting notice above to read the text of the proposed rule changes.

Three Ways to Participate:

In Person: Civic Center Plaza, 1560 Broadway, Conference Room 1250C, Denver, CO 80202.

By Webinar:

By Written Comment: Please provide written comments for consideration via email to by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in order to have them included in the official record.

Meeting Format:

Attendees may provide written comments, concerns, and proposals to the Director in advance, in person at the meeting, or following the meeting. Participants will be able to discuss topics brought forward during the meeting. Program staff will moderate the discussion to ensure there is an equitable opportunity for all stakeholders who wish to actively participate, and to ensure that comments and suggested changes are collected for the Director's consideration and future rulemaking.

Note: This meeting is not a formal rulemaking hearing.

If you have questions, please contact