HB 575-FN - FINAL VERSION
HOUSE BILL 575-FN
AN ACT relative to the certification of acupuncture detoxification specialists.
SPONSORS: Rep. Backus, Hills. 19; Rep. J. Schmidt, Hills. 28; Rep. King, Hills. 33; Rep. MacKenzie, Hills. 17; Rep. O'Neil, Hills. 9; Rep. DiSilvestro, Hills. 9; Rep. Heath, Hills. 14; Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Sofikitis, Hills. 34; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
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22Jun2017... 2382EBA 17-0332
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
IX. "Acupuncture detoxification," also known as acu-detox, means the treatment by means of the insertion of acupuncture needles in a combination of points on the ear.
X. "Acupuncture detoxification specialist," known as an ADS, means an individual certified by the board to practice acupuncture detoxification in this state.
XI. "NADA" means the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association.
XII. “NADA training” means the standardized auricular acupuncture protocol developed by NADA that is in effect on July 1, 2017.
XIV.(a) Procedures and forms for application for certification as an acupuncture detoxification specialist.
(b) Renewal, revocation, or suspension of certification of an acupuncture detoxification specialist.
(c) Any fees required under subparagraphs (a) and (b).
(d) Maintaining a register of persons certified as acupuncture detoxification specialists.
328-G:9-a Certified Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist.
I. The board shall certify as an acupuncture detoxification specialist a qualified individual, not licensed by the board as an acupuncturist, who has successfully completed NADA training or other training in acupuncture detoxification protocols as determined by the board and complied with the rules of the board adopted pursuant to RSA 328-G:7, XIV.
II.(a) A "qualified individual" shall mean a licensed health care professional, recovery coach, peer counselor, or other board approved professional, trained in acu-detox, a standardized auricular acupuncture protocol developed by the NADA, or a training that meets or exceeds the NADA training, as determined by the board, provided she or he is under the general supervision of a licensed acupuncturist, trained in the NADA protocol or equivalent for the purposes of behavioral health applications, including addictions, mental health, and disaster and emotional trauma.
(b) "General supervision" includes, but is not limited to, being available by phone or other electronic means during business hours, with at least 2 site visits by a licensed acupuncturist a year.
III. Nothing in this chapter is intended to limit, interfere with, or prevent an acupuncture detoxification specialist certified by the board from practicing within the scope of his or her certification.
328-G:14 Penalties. It shall be a class A misdemeanor for any natural person, and a felony if any other person, to violate RSA 328-G:9, or to act as an acupuncture detoxification specialist without current certification by the board under RSA 328-G:9-a.
Approved: July 18, 2017
Effective Date: July 01, 2017
|Feb. 14, 2017||House||Hearing|
|March 1, 2017||House||Exec Session|
|March 8, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|March 29, 2017||Senate||Hearing|
|May 11, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|May 11, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|June 15, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|June 22, 2017||Senate||Floor Vote|
|June 22, 2017||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 5, 2017||Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 3 P. 19|
|Feb. 14, 2017||Public Hearing: 02/14/2017 02:30 PM LOB 306|
|Feb. 28, 2017||Subcommittee Work Session: 02/28/2017 09:30 AM LOB 304|
|March 1, 2017||Executive Session: 03/01/2017 01:00 PM LOB 306|
|March 8, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0680h for 03/08/2017 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 14 P. 14|
|March 8, 2017||Amendment # 2017-0680h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 27|
|March 8, 2017||Ought to Pass with Amendment 0680h: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 27|
|March 9, 2017||Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 9|
|March 29, 2017||Hearing: 03/29/2017, Room 101, LOB, 09:00 am; SC 16|
|May 11, 2017||Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 05/11/2017; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 22|
|May 11, 2017||Sen. Carson Moved to Remove HB 575 from the Consent Calendar; 05/11/2017; SJ 16|
|May 11, 2017||Special Order HB 575 to the present time, Without Objection, MA; 05/11/2017; SJ 16|
|May 11, 2017||Sen. Carson Floor Amendment # 2017-1649s, AA, VV; 05/11/2017; SJ 16|
|May 11, 2017||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1649s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/11/2017; SJ 16|
|June 1, 2017||House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 1649s and Requests CofC (Rep. McGuire): MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 3|
|June 1, 2017||Speaker Appoints: Reps. Hansen, Campion, Proulx, Gagnon 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 3|
|June 8, 2017||Sen. Carson Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; 06/08/2017; SJ 19|
|June 8, 2017||President Appoints: Senators Carson, Reagan, Soucy; 06/08/2017; SJ 19|
|June 13, 2017||Conference Committee Meeting: 06/13/2017 09:30 AM LOB 306|
|June 15, 2017||Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2017-2291c; 06/15/2017|
|June 22, 2017||Conference Committee Report # 2017-2291c, Adopted, VV; 06/22/2017; SJ 20|
|June 22, 2017||Conference Committee Report 2291c: Adopted, VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 21|
|June 22, 2017||Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2382e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 06/22/2017); SJ 20|
|June 22, 2017||Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2382e: AA VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 26|
|June 22, 2017||Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20|
|June 22, 2017||Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 27|
|July 18, 2017||Signed by Governor Sununu 07/18/2017; Chapter 246; Eff. 7/1/2017|