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File #: 21-0712    Version: 1
Type: Bill Status: Passed
File created: 6/14/2021 In control: Safety, Housing, Education & Homelessness Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/19/2021
Title: A bill for an ordinance concerning the licensing and regulation of massage businesses and making conforming amendments to the Denver Revised Municipal Code in connection therewith. Amends Chapter 33.5 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code by repealing and reenacting language concerning the licensing and regulation of massage businesses and making conforming amendments in connection therewith. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 6-23-21.
Indexes: Emily Lapel
Attachments: 1. BR21 0712 DPD Massage Businesses Request, 2. 3-11-2021 Debra used widescreen pp Massage Business - 1920 x 1080 v3 - 6-22-2021, 3. Massage Facilities Draft - 22 6-23-21, 4. 21-0712 Filed Bill_Massage Business Licensing Ordinance (FINAL), 5. 21-0712 Filed Bill_Massage Business Licensing Ordinance (FINAL), 6. 21-0712 - signed, 7. CB21-0712 For an ordinance concerning the licensing and regulation of massage businesses
Other/Miscellaneous Request Template (Appointments; ROW; Code Changes; Zoning Action, etc.)

Date Submitted: 6-14-21

Requesting Agency: Police
Division:

Subject Matter Expert Name:

Name: Aaron Kafer (Sergeant), Paul Jimenez (Commander)
Email: Aaron.Kafer@denvergov.org Paul.Jimenez@denvergov.org

Item Title & Description:
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Both the title and description must be entered between the red "title" and "body" below. Do not at any time delete the red "title" or "body" markers from this template.
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A bill for an ordinance concerning the licensing and regulation of massage businesses and making conforming amendments to the Denver Revised Municipal Code in connection therewith.
Amends Chapter 33.5 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code by repealing and reenacting language concerning the licensing and regulation of massage businesses and making conforming amendments in connection therewith. The Committee approved filing this item at its meeting on 6-23-21.
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Affected Council District(s) or citywide? Citywide

Executive Summary with Rationale and Impact:
Detailed description of the item and why we are doing it. This can be a separate attachment.
The Denver Police Department in partnership with the Denver District Attorney's Office, have identified the need for the regulation of businesses offering Massage wherein illicit and unlawful sexual acts as well as public health violations occur under the guise of legitimate massage therapy. The proposal addresses public safety issues a...

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