SB17-106

SB17-106 - Sunset Registration Of Naturopathic Doctors

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the continuation of the regulation of naturopathic doctors by the director of the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies, and, in connection therewith, implementing the department's sunset review recommendations.

Sunset Process - Senate Health and Human Services Committee. The bill implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies, as contained in the department's sunset review of naturopathic doctors, with modifications, as follows:

 

  • Continues the regulation of naturopathic doctors by the director of the division of professions and occupations for 3 years, until September 1, 2020 ( sections 1 and 2 );
  • Requires insurance carriers to report to the director any malpractice judgments against or settlements entered into by a naturopathic doctor ( sections 5 and 6 );
  • Adds naturopathic doctors to the list of persons required to report child abuse or neglect ( section 8 ) and mistreatment of at-risk elders and at-risk adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities ( section 7 );
  • Clarifies that the naturopathic formulary that lists the medicines naturopathic doctors may use in the practice of naturopathic medicine includes prescription substances and devices authorized under the 'Naturopathic Doctor Act' ( section 3 ); and
  • Corrects the name of the homeopathic pharmacopoeia as it appears in the act ( section 3 ).

Additionally, section 4 of the bill specifies that a naturopathic doctor registered under the 'Naturopathic Doctor Act' may use the titles 'registered naturopathic doctor' or 'registered doctor of naturopathy' or the abbreviation 'R.N.D.'.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: June 2, 2017
06/02/2017 - Governor Signed
05/18/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/18/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/18/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/02/2017 - House Considered Senate Adherence - Result was to Recede
04/19/2017 - Senate Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adhere - CCR produced
04/19/2017 - Senate Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Other
04/13/2017 - House Consideration of First Conference Committee Report result was to Adopt Committee Report - Repass
03/29/2017 - Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Not Concur - Request Conference Committee
03/24/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/23/2017 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
03/21/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 03/23/2017 - No Amendments
03/20/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/17/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 03/20/2017 - No Amendments
03/14/2017 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
02/27/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services
02/23/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/22/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
02/21/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
02/17/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
02/14/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 02/17/2017 - No Amendments
02/09/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/27/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services