PASS HB 5294 OUT OF PHC NOW
TO: CT Naturopathic Physicians and Supporters
The 2018 Legislative Session is underway. CNPA and UB College of Naturopathic Medicine are making progress in our effort to bring prescriptive authority to Naturopathic Doctors in Connecticut. WE HAVE A BILL! H.B. No. 5294: ‘AN ACT CONCERNING NATUROPATHS’, to amend the meaning of “naturopathy” and to establish a procedure for naturopathic physicians to administer prescription medications (CLICK HERE TO READ THE BILL).
YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED, NOW. We are targeting Public Health Committee members. If your legislator is on the committee your ACTION IS IMPERATIVE!
LEGISLATIVE ACTION NEEDED “RIGHT” NOW
We need lots of people (NDs, ND students, family members, friends, supporters) to contact legislators on the Public Health Committee (PHC) and tell them you want them to vote YES on HB 5294. If your State Legislator is not a member of the PHC, SEE BELOW.
IT IS IMPERATIVE… That you contact a PHC member ONLY IF you work or live in their district. Legislators LISTEN mostly to THEIR constituents. See list of PHC members. If you have NO PHC member in a district where you live or work, if possible find someone who is and ask them to contact the PHC member or contact your legislators and ask them to speak with and encourage a PHC member to vote for our bill.
THE ASK IS SIMPLE, We have set-up an automated email to help people who have legislators on the Public Health Committee.
We have set-up a separate automated email to help people who have legislators NOT on the PHC.
IN ADDITION TO YOUR EMAIL, CALL AND LEAVE THE SAME MESSAGE ON VOICEMAIL OR WITH AN AIDE. ALL ARE IMPORTANT. EMAILS ALONE MAY NOT BE EFFECTIVE.