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Colorado Office of Massage Therapy Licensure
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The Office of Massage Therapy Licensure (Division Director)regulates individual massage therapists. The Division Director does not regulate massage parlors or locations where massage therapy is practiced. The Division Director is authorized to take disciplinary actions against those who violate the Massage Therapy Practice Act, Rules and Regulations.

Office activities include issuing licenses to massage therapists, investigating complaints about massage therapists, and enforcing disciplinary actions taken by the Division Director.

Program Information

Public Notices

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - September 16, 2022

The Office of Massage Therapy Licensure will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Director considers adopting multiple new and revised rules to implement Colorado House Bill 22-1284 (Concerning updates to state surprise billing laws to facilitate the implementation of surprise billing protections, and aligning state law with the federal "No Surprises Act"); Executive Order D 2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado); and Executive Order D 2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities). 

Implementation of Executive Orders D 2022 032 and D 2022 034 

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities).

The Division of Professions and Occupations' held a Joint Stakeholder Meeting for all healthcare Boards and Programs that allowed stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback, and help develop new rules to implement the directives of Executive Order D-2022-032 (Directing State Agencies to Protect Access to Reproductive Health Care in Colorado).

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - July 15, 2022

The Office of Massage Therapy Licensure will hold a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Director considers adopting the proposed revision to Rule 1.4 to implement Colorado Senate Bill 22-116 (concerning the ability of an individual to obtain an occupational credential through the occupational credential portability program).

 

Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - March 18, 2021

The Office of Massage Therapy Licensure will hold a VIRTUAL Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Director considers adopting revisions to Rules 1.4 and 1.14, to correct language in the rules that conflict with portions of the statutes in Colorado House Bill 20-1326 (Concerning an expansion of an individual's ability to practice an occupation in Colorado through creation of an occupational credential portability program); and Colorado Senate Bill (Concerning required disclosures to patients regarding formal actions based on sexual misconduct). These revisions are required by the Office of Legislative Legal Services (OLLS).

Legislative Updates
Program Information

Zen Mayhugh, Program Director

Office of Massage Therapy Licensure
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-894-7800  |  Fax: 303-894-7764  |  Email: dora_massagetherapists@state.co.us


 
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