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S 578 IS

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 578

To permit an individual to be treated by a health care practitioner with any method of medical treatment such individual requests, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

April 15, 1997

Mr. DASCHLE (for himself, Mr. HARKIN, Mr. HATCH, Mr. GRASSLEY, Mr. ABRAHAM, Mr. REID, Mr. INOUYE, Mr. BAUCUS, Mr. CRAIG, Mr. KEMPTHORNE, and Mr. THOMAS) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Labor and Human Resources


A BILL

To permit an individual to be treated by a health care practitioner with any method of medical treatment such individual requests, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.

health practitioner, except that this term does not apply to a health care practitioner who receives payment from an individual or representative of such individual for the administration of a medical treatment to such individual.

SEC. 3. ACCESS TO MEDICAL TREATMENT.

SEC. 4. REPORTING OF A DANGEROUS MEDICAL TREATMENT.

SEC. 5. REPORTING OF A BENEFICIAL MEDICAL TREATMENT.

SEC. 6. TRANSPORTATION AND PRODUCTION OF FOOD, DRUGS, DEVICES, AND OTHER EQUIPMENT.

SEC. 7. VIOLATION OF THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.

SEC. 8. PENALTY.

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