The following is a list of amended or new regulations proposed by the Division of Professional Licensure (DPL) and the agency’s 28 boards of registration, as well as the Office of Private Occupational School Education. Please select from the links below, organized by DPL board or office, to view the corresponding public hearing notice, if available, and copies of any red-line drafts of proposed regulations.

All persons interested in submitting comments on the proposed regulations may do so in writing by the date indicated in the notice. Please refer to the full notice for the mailing address or method for submitting comments. Please note that neither DPL nor its boards of registration and offices are required to respond to comments; however, all comments received by the date indicated in the notice will be reviewed and considered.


Division of Professional Licensure Agency Regulations

Board of Allied Health Professions

Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions

  • 262 CMR 2.00 pdf format of 262-cmr-2.00.pdf
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 3.00 pdf format of 262-cmr-3.00.pdf
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 4.00 pdf format of 262-cmr-4.00.pdf
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 5.00 pdf format of 262 CMR 5.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 6.00 pdf format of 262 CMR 6.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 7.00 pdf format of 262 CMR 7.00
((Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 8.00 pdf format of 262 CMR 8.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 9.00 pdf format of 262 CMR 9.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 262 CMR 10.00 pdf format of 262 CMR 10.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)

Board of Registration of Architects

Board of Registration of Chiropractors

Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering

Board of Registration of Dietitians and Nutritionists

Board of Registration of Dispensing Opticians

Board of Certification of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities

  • 236 CMR 2.00 pdf format of 236 CMR 2.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 236 CMR 3.00 pdf format of 236 CMR 3.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 236 CMR 4.00 pdf format of 236 CMR 4.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)
  • 236 CMR 5.00 pdf format of 236 CMR 5.00
(Note: There are no proposed amendments at this time.)

Board of State Examiners of Electricians

Board of Registration of Professional Engineers and of Land Surveyors

Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral Directing

Board of Certification of Health Officers

Board of Registration of Hearing Instrument Specialists

Board of Registration of Home Inspectors

Board of Registration of Landscape Architects

Board of Registration of Massage Therapy

Office of Private Occupational School Education

Board of Registration in Optometry

Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gasfitters

Board of Registration in Podiatry

Board of Registration of Psychologists

Board of Public Accountancy

Board of Registration of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons

Board of Registration of Real Estate Appraisers

Board of Registration of Sanitarians

Board of Examiners of Sheet Metal Workers

Board of Registration of Social Workers

Board of Registration for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Board of Registration in Veterinary Medicine