Substitute Senate Bill No. 346
          Substitute Senate Bill No. 346

               PUBLIC ACT NO. 98-83


AN  ACT  CONCERNING  NATUROPATHIC MEDICAL STUDENTS
AND FACULTY.


    Be it enacted  by  the  Senate  and  House  of
Representatives in General Assembly convened:
    Section 1. (NEW) For purposes of this section:
    (1)   "Council   on    Naturopathic    Medical
Education"  or  "council"  means  the  Council  on
Naturopathic Medical Education  or  its  successor
organization; and
    (2) "Licensed faculty  members"  means faculty
members or instructors licensed in this or another
jurisdiction in the area of practice in which they
are providing clinical instruction.
    Sec. 2. (NEW) Notwithstanding the requirements
of  section 20-37  of  the  general  statutes,  no
license  to  practice   naturopathic  medicine  is
required of:
    (1) Students enrolled  in a college or program
of naturopathic medicine  if  (A)  the  college or
program   is  recognized   by   the   Council   on
Naturopathic  Medical  Education  or  licensed  or
accredited by the  Board  of  Governors for Higher
Education  and  (B)   the   practice   that  would
otherwise  require a  license  is  pursuant  to  a
course  of  instruction  or  assignments  from  an
instructor  and  under   the  supervision  of  the
instructor; or
    (2)  Licensed faculty  members  providing  the
didactic and clinical  training  necessary to meet
the  accreditation standards  of  the  Council  on
Naturopathic Medical Education  at  a  college  or
program recognized by  the  council or licensed or
accredited by the  Board  of  Governors for Higher
Education.

Approved May 22, 1998