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June 14, 2005  
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Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act Gains Two More Co-Sponsors

By Editorial Staff

Two more members of Congress have joined as co-sponsors of HR 818, the Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act of 2005, bringing the total number of co-sponsors to 38. The newest co-sponsors are:

  • Rep. Donna M. Christensen (D-Virgin Islands)
  • Rep. Linda T. Sanchez (D-CA, 39 th district)

Ms. Sanchez is the 10 th representative from California to co-sponsor HR 818, and the eighth member of the House Government Reform Committee to co-sponsor the legislation. The House Government Reform Committee is one of three committees currently investigating the merits of the bill. All told, representatives from 17 states and two U.S. territories have signed on as co-sponsors of HR 818.

For more information on the status of the Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act, visit, and enter "HR 818" in the "Search Bill Text" box.



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