2018 Senate Bill 826

Impose licensure on “naturopathic physicians”

Introduced in the Senate

Feb. 15, 2018

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R-24)

To impose licensure and regulation on “naturopathic physicians,” with license fees, education requirements, and more. The bill defines “naturopathic” medicine as “a system of practice that is based on the natural healing capacity of individuals”.

Referred to the Committee on Regulatory Reform

March 15, 2018

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Received in the House

May 15, 2018

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy

In the Senate

May 17, 2018

Passed in the Senate 24 to 11 (details)