HB12-1137 - DORA Registration Music Therapists

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning The Regulation Of Music Therapists.

The bill establishes the "Music Therapy Practice Act" (act), which requires music therapists to register with the division of registrations (division) in the department of regulatory agencies in order to provide music therapy services in Colorado on or after July 1, 2013. To register, a music therapist must be at least 18 years of age; have at least a bachelor's degree in music therapy and have completed a minimum number of hours of clinical training; and have passed a national examination. The director of the division is authorized to discipline a music therapist who violates the act.

The regulation of music therapists is subject to sunset review and repeal on September 1, 2017.

Latest update: February 22, 2012
02/22/2012 House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
02/16/2012 House Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
01/20/2012 Introduced In House - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs