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H.B. 198

This document includes House Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Tue, Feb 1, 2005 at 2:29 PM by chopkin. -->              1     





Sponsor: James A. Ferrin

             7      LONG TITLE
             8      General Description:
             9          This bill modifies the composition of the naturopathic formulary advisory peer
             10      committee.
             11      Highlighted Provisions:
             12          This bill:
             13          .    changes the composition of the naturopathic formulary advisory peer committee by
             14      increasing from one to three the number of naturopathic physicians on the
             15      committee who are not members of the licensing board; and
             16          .    eliminates the two board positions currently filled by licensed physicians and
             17      surgeons.
             18      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             19          None
             20      Other Special Clauses:
             21          None
             22      Utah Code Sections Affected:
             23      AMENDS:
             24          58-71-202, as enacted by Chapter 282, Laws of Utah 1996
             26      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             27          Section 1. Section 58-71-202 is amended to read:

             28           58-71-202. Naturopathic formulary peer committee.
             29          (1) The division shall establish a naturopathic formulary advisory peer committee
             30      under Subsection 58-1-203 [(6)](1)(f) to make recommendations to the board for the
             31      naturopathic formulary which shall:
             32          (a) consist of noncontrolled legend medications deemed appropriate for the scope of
             33      practice of naturopathic physicians; and
             34          (b) include all homeopathic remedies.
             35          (2) The committee shall consist of five members:
             36          (a) one naturopathic physician who is a member of the board;
             37          (b) [one] three naturopathic [physician] physicians who [is] are not [a member]
             38      members of the board; and
             39          [(c) two licensed physicians and surgeons; and]
             40          [(d)] (c) one licensed pharmacist who is also a pharmacognosist.
             41          (3) The committee members shall:
             42          (a) be appointed by the director of the division;
             43          (b) be appointed and serve in accordance with Section 58-1-201 , except as those
             44      provisions are modified by this section; and
             45          (c) serve without compensation, travel costs, or per diem for their services.
             45a      H. (4) The committee and the division may seek input from other licensing boards. .H

Legislative Review Note
    as of 1-10-05 6:54 AM

Based on a limited legal review, this legislation has not been determined to have a high
probability of being held unconstitutional.

Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel

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