By order of Governor Charles D. Baker (Executive Order 562), each state agency is required to review all regulations that fall under its jurisdiction in the Code of Massachusetts Regulations (CMR).  State agencies and offices across the Commonwealth are coordinating and collaborating with one another during this process to identify and address regulations that are confusing, inconsistent, or unnecessary.

All persons interested in submitting comments on the proposed regulations may do so in writing by the date indicated in the notice. Refer to the full notice for the mailing address for submitting comments.

EOHHS agencies are not required to respond to comments; however, all comments received by the date indicated in the notice will be reviewed and considered.

The date published is the date the notice appeared in the newspaper pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, s. 3

At this time, the Department of Youth Services provides notice of proposed amendments to the following regulations:

Notices regarding these proposed amendments will be published in the Massachusetts Register on Friday, July 1, 2016.

Individuals wishing to submit public comments may do so by sending them in written form NO LATER THAN August 26, 2016.

Additionally, notice of proposed amendments/rescission of the following regulations appeared in the Massachusetts Register on May 20, 2016:

Individuals wishing to submit public comments regarding these regulations may do so by sending them in written form NO LATER THAN July 22, 2016 to:

Cecely Reardon
General Counsel
Department of Youth Services
600 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA  02111

Or by email to: DYS-regulations@state.ma.us


This information is provided by the Department of Youth Services.