Session of 1999
By Committee on Governmental Organization and Elections

  9             AN  ACT permitting practice of certain naturopaths; repealing K.S.A. 65-
10             2872a.
12       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
13             Section  1. Any naturopath who has graduated from a school of na-
14       turopathic college, which has been granted accreditation or candidate for
15       accreditation by the council on naturopathic medical education, or other
16       accrediting body for naturopathic medical education which has been rec-
17       ognized by the United States department of education, or any naturopath
18       who practiced naturopathy in Kansas under K.S.A. 65-2872a prior to the
19       effective date of this act may practice naturopathy in Kansas. Except as
20       otherwise provided in this section, a naturopath shall practice naturopathy
21       in a manner consistent with the eduction and training of the naturopath.
22       No naturopath shall attempt to diagnose, treat or advise a patient on
23       matters falling outside the boundaries of naturopathic practice. No na-
24       turopath shall practice surgery or write prescriptions for prescription
25       drugs. A naturopath who engages in the practice of naturopathy in ac-
26       cordance with this section shall not be subject to the Kansas healing arts
27       act. 
28       Sec.  2. K.S.A. 65-2872a is hereby repealed.
29        Sec.  3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
30       publication in the Kansas register.