Online Colorado Cremation Service Suspended For Unlicensed Operation In Other States
Massachusetts Complaints Trigger Shutdown of Heritage Cremation Providers
Boston, MA (June 12, 2017) - Complaints filed recently by the Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure (DPL) with Colorado officials have resulted in the registration suspension of Heritage Cremation Providers, an online cremation resource based in Colorado Springs. More
Baker-Polito Administration Announces Consolidation of Division of Professional Licensure
Boston, MA - Effective Monday, March 27th, the Baker-Polito Administration announced the consolidation of the Division of Professional Licensure (DPL) and the Department of Public Safety. This consolidation will create The Office of Public Safety and Inspections within DPL, a regulatory agency under the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business regulation. More
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The Division of Professional Licensure (DPL) is an agency within the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. DPL oversees 39 boards of registration, which license and regulate more than 580,000 individuals and businesses to practice some 167 trades and professions in Massachusetts. DPL also licenses private occupational schools.
DPL's 39 boards of registration carry out the agency's mission by licensing and regulation individuals and businesses in more than 167 trades and professions. Board members include licensed professionals as well as members of the public, all of whom are appointed by the Governor and serve on a voluntary basis. Individuals interested in serving on a board of registration may view current openings, or apply for a position by visiting the "Apply to Serve on a Board of Registration" page.