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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6250

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1413

 

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Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SANTIAGO, 130th Dist.

 

AN ACT ALLOWING NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS TO PRESCRIBE MEDICATION IN COLLABORATION WITH A PHYSICIAN OR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 373 of the general statutes be amended to allow a licensed naturopathic physician to prescribe any medication recognized in the official United States Pharmacopoeia, official Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States or official National Formulary pursuant to a collaborative agreement with a licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow naturopathic physicians to prescribe medication pursuant to a collaborative agreement with a licensed physician or advanced practice registered nurse.