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Rules Review as required by House Bill 74

House Bill 74, which was passed in the 2013 Session of the North Carolina Legislature, requires all state agencies, including occupational licensing boards, to review the North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) (aka rules) every ten years. In accordance with the bill, the Board has begun reviewing its rules, NCAC Title 21 Occupational Licensing Boards and Commissions, Chapter 30 Massage and Bodywork Therapy.

The Boards website,, includes a spreadsheet that lists all the Boards 78 rules and their corresponding determinations, as well as the full text of the 78 rules.

Public comments about the rules must be written with objection to a rule in whole or in part from any member of the public, including an association or other organization representing the regulated community or other members of the public. In order for a comment to be considered by the Rules Review Commission (RRC), the comment must address the content of the rule.

Comments may be sent via US Postal Service (USPS) or other delivery service (UPS, FedEx, etc.) and electronic submission including email. All comments must be USPS postmarked, delivered or emailed as of June 21, 2014, to be accepted.

US Mail
North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy
PO Box 2539
Raleigh, NC 27602

Delivery Service
North Carolina Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900
Raleigh, NC 27601

Email, Subject: Rules Review

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Elizabeth J. Kirk, Administrative Director of the Board at (919) 546-0050 ext. 0 or