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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2015-00563


CCR details

Tracking Number 2015-00563
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 738 Division of Professions and Occupations - Office of Acupuncture Licensure
CCR Number 4 CCR 738-1
CCR Title ACUPUNCTURE LICENSURE

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 09/15/2015
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2015-00563.doc
Statutory Authority Sections 12-29.5-102.5(3) and 12-29.5-110(1)(a), C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues New Rules Being Considered Rule 9 - Duty to Self-Report Medical Conditions (Section 12-29.5-108.5, C.R.S.) Rule 10 - Injection Therapy Amendment of Current Rules Being Considered Rule 1 - Requirements for Licensure Rule 2 - Licensure by Endorsement Rule 3 - Requirement for Reinstatement Rule 4 - Unlicensed Persons in Acupuncture Training Programs Rule 5 - Use of Title and Restrictions Rule 6 - Declaratory Orders Rule 7 - Reporting Convictions, Judgments and Administrative Proceedings
Purpose/Objective of Rule The primary purpose for these proposed amendments to the rules is to implement the new statutory changes and requirements as a result of House Bill 15-1360, Concerning the Use of Injection Therapy by Acupuncturists to include necessary training for a licensee to practice injection therapy and a list of substances that a licensee may obtain for injection therapy. The Director is also using this opportunity to refine the rules to make them easier to identify and follow, and to update grammar. The refinement also updates how persons in a bona fide training program with an accredited school of acupuncture will have their data maintained by their school and will no longer require the data to be filed with the Director, unless specifically requested. Finally the draft also includes further clarification for Section 12-29.5-108.5, C.R.S. regarding an acupuncturist's duty to self-report certain medical conditions to the Director. The Director believes the proposed revisions to the existing rules are fair, impartial and nondiscriminatory.
Basis And Purpose BasisAndPurposeAttachment2015-00563.pdf
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2015-00563.pdf
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number HB15-1360
Hearing Date 10/23/2015
Hearing Time 01:00 PM
Hearing Location 1560 Broadway, Conference Room 1250A, Denver, CO 80202
Contact Name Leanne Duffy
Contact Title Program Director
Contact Telephone 303-894-7796
Contact email leanne.duffy@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02015-00563.doc AdoptedRules12015-00563.pdf
Redline Redline2015-00563.pdf
Adopted Date 04/14/2016
AGO requested date 04/15/2016
Attorney General Opinion 04/25/2016
Colorado Register publication date 05/10/2016
Effective Date 05/30/2016
Inserted into CCR 05/18/2016