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Sec. 20-1

Connecticut General Statutes revised to January 1, 1997

Healing arts defined.

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Sec. 20-1. Healing arts defined. The practice of the healing arts means the practice of medicine, osteopathy, chiropractic, podiatry, natureopathy, and except as used in chapters 384a and 388, and sections 19a-16a to 19a-16c, inclusive, the practice of optometry.

(1949 Rev., S. 4352; P.A. 80-484, S. 168, 176; P.A. 81-471, S. 4, 71; P.A. 94-202.)

History: P.A. 80-484 substituted “means” for “shall be understood to be”; P.A. 81-471 added podiatry to professions included within the term “healing arts” as of July 1, 1981; P.A. 94-202 conditionally included optometry as a healing art.

Cited. 15 CS 468.

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