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Senate Bill 0313

Senate Bill 0313

ARCHIVE (2001)

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DIGEST OF SB313 (Updated April 12, 2001 5:38 PM - DI 84)

Acupuncture advisory committee. Defines "acupuncturist". Makes changes to the prerequisites required for an applicant to obtain a license to practice acupuncture and to the conditions that may serve as the basis for disciplinary action against a licensed acupuncturist. Provides that the practice of acupuncture by a chiropractor, dentist, or podiatrist who has a professional's license to practice acupuncture is limited to the scope of practice of the individual's profession. Extends the expiration date of the acupuncture advisory committee to June 30, 2006. Prohibits an acupuncturist, other than certain licensed health professionals, from performing acupuncture on a patient unless the acupuncturist obtains, from a licensed physician, a written letter of referral and either: 1) a written diagnosis of the patient; or 2) written documentation relating to the condition for which the patient receives acupuncture.
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