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Regulation #16A-4317: Needle Acupuncture

amends existing regulations to remove the prohibition against advertising or practicing needle acupuncture for licensees who are registered to do so by the State Board of Medicine or State Board of Osteopathic Medicine

Regulation Details
IRRC Number 2746 Proposed Regulation Received February 11, 2009
Agency Name State Board of Chiropractic PA Bulletin Publish Date February 21, 2009
Regulation Status Final-Form Close of Public Comment March 23, 2009
PA Code 49 Pa. Code Chapter 5 Final Due By March 23, 2011
Analysts Assigned Michaele A. Totino  (MAT)
Fiona E. Wilmarth  (FEW)
IRRC Comments Due April 22, 2009
Final-Form Regulation Received October 06, 2009
Public Meeting Date November 19, 2009
Published as Final December 26, 2009
Actions Taken
IRRC Approval November 19, 2009
House Committee Deems Regulation Approved November 18, 2009
Senate Committee Deems Regulation Approved November 18, 2009

  • Proposed Regulation
  • Final Regulation
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Public Comments on Proposed Regulation

March 23, 2009

March 23, 2009

February 24, 2008

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

April 6, 2009

IRRC Comments on Proposed Regulation

April 22, 2009

Public Comments on Final Regulation

Legislative Comments (on the Proposed and Final Regulation)

STD COMM ACTION April 6, 2009

IRRC Order(s)

APPROVAL November 19, 2009

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