House Bill 2966

At the request of: (at the request of Jonathan Schell, L.Ac.)

Chief Sponsors: Representative Barton

Bill Title: Relating to acupuncture; declaring an emergency.

Catchline/Summary: Directs Oregon Medical Board to study regulation of and reimbursement for acupuncture services and report to Legislative Assembly on or before September 15, 2015.

Directs Oregon Medical Board to study regulation of and reimbursement for acupuncture services and report to Legislative Assembly on or before September 15, 2015. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Analysis: Oregonians do not need to pay for or regulate acupuncture, a pseudo-medicine not grounded in reality.

Current Status: in the House Committee On Health Care