HB 20-1212

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Mar 10, 2020
  • Passed House Mar 09, 2020
  • Senate
  • Governor

Sunset Naturopathic Doctors

Abstract

Sunset Process - House Public Health Care and Human Services Committee. The bill implements recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies' sunset review and report on the regulation of naturopathic doctors by: Continuing the regulation of naturopathic doctors for 9 years, to 2029 ( sections 1 and 2 of the bill); Providing immunity from liability for the director of the division of professions and occupations (director) , division staff, consultants, and complainants in any civil action brought against the individual for acts occurring while the individual is acting in the individual's capacity as director, board member, staff, consultant, or witness, respectively ( section 3 ); Removing references to the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners and the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education ( sections 4 and 6 ); and Repealing the requirement that a naturopathic doctor develop and execute a collaborative agreement with a licensed physician before the naturopathic doctor can treat children under the age of 2 ( sections 5 and 7 ). The bill also: Requires that of the doctors of medicine or osteopathy who serve on the naturopathic medicine advisory committee (committee), one must be a pediatrician and one must be a member of a statewide multispecialty medical society ( section 4 ); Requires the committee to meet at least once each year and tasks the committee with reviewing the naturopathic doctor formulary and making recommendations to the director on additions to the formulary (section 4); and Allows the director to make additions to the naturopathic formulary ( section 5 ); and Prohibits a person who is not registered as a naturopathic doctor from using any title that implies the person is registered or licensed as a naturopathic doctor (section 5). (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.) Read More

Bill Sponsors (4)

Lois Landgraf

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 21
Primary

Yadira Caraveo

  • Democratic
  • lower
  • 31
Primary

Nancy Todd

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 28
Primary

Jack Tate

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 27
Primary

Votes


Mar 09, 2020

BILL

Pass

House

Actions


Mar 10, 2020

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance

  • Introduction
Finance

Mar 09, 2020

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 06, 2020

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

House

House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations

Feb 24, 2020

House

House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Finance Appropriations

Feb 14, 2020

House

House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to Finance

  • Referral-Committee
Finance

Jan 30, 2020

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services

  • Introduction
Public Health Care & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Reengrossed (03/09/2020) PDF
Engrossed (03/06/2020) PDF
Introduced (01/30/2020) PDF
PA1 (02/20/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (03/05/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/13/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (02/21/2020) PDF

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