NOTICE OF SECOND PUBLIC HEARING ON 261 CMR 5.00
Notice is hereby given pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, § 2, that the Board of Registration of
Respiratory Care (Board) within the Department of Public Health (Department), will hold a
second public hearing on the Board’s proposed revision to its regulations at 261 CMR 5.00.
These regulations set provisions for continuing education required for renewal of respiratory
The public hearing will be held on Monday, July 16, 2018, at 10:00 am in Room 417A/B (4th
Floor), 239 Causeway Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02114. Hearing testimony may be
presented orally or in writing; a written copy of any oral testimony will be requested.
The Department encourages all interested parties to submit written testimony electronically to
the following address: Reg.Testimony@state.ma.us. Please submit electronic testimony as an
attached Word document, with "BORRC: 261 CMR" in the subject line. All submissions must
include the sender’s full name and address. The Department will post all electronic testimony
that complies with these instructions on its website. Parties who are unable to submit electronic
testimony should mail submissions to the Office of the General Counsel, Department of Public
Health, 250 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02108. All written testimony must be
submitted by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.
A copy of the Notice of Public Hearing and the proposed amendment to Board regulations may
be viewed on the Department’s website or obtained from the Office of the General Counsel, at