Naturopathic doctors; Department of Health Professions to amend its regulations. (SB1192)

Introduced By

Sen. Jen Kiggans (R-Virginia Beach)


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Department of Health Professions; naturopathic doctors. Directs the Department of Health Professions to amend its regulations to require that a person complete a four-year accredited doctoral program in naturopathy and pass the naturopathy examination administered by the Virginia Naturopathic Doctors Association in order to use the title "Naturopathic Doctor" or "ND." The bill requires the Department to collaborate with the Virginia Naturopathic Doctors Association to draft and implement regulations related to the scope of practice of naturopathic doctors in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102474D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2021Impact statement from DPB (SB1192)
01/13/2021Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/15/2021Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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