The State Organization Index provides an alphabetical listing of government organizations, including commissions, departments, and bureaus.
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Our historical timeline outlines many significant events for nurses in Massachusetts, dating back to 1872. The Massachusetts Board of Registration was created in 1910 for licensure by examination of Registered Nurses only. That's over 100 years of history! These highlights celebrate the past, present, and future of nursing.
Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education. Pursuant to these laws, the Board: