Acupuncture Today has learned that three more members of Congress have added their names to the ever-growing list of co-sponsors for HR 818, the Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act of 2005, bringing the current number of co-sponsors to 41.
The newest co-sponsors are:
Corrine Brown (D-FL, 3rd district). Rep. Brown joins her colleague from the Florida congressional delegation, Rep. Robert I. Wexler, in becoming the state's second co-sponsor of HR 818.
Rep. Michael Honda (D-CA, 15th district). Rep. Honda is the 11th member of Congress from California to co-sponsor HR 818.
Rep. John W. Olver (D-MA, 1st district). Rep. Olver joins Rep. Barney Frank as the second member of Massachusetts' congressional delegation to co-sponsor the bill.
For more information on the status of the Federal Acupuncture Coverage Act, visit http://thomas.loc.gov, and enter "HR 818" in the "Search Bill Text" box.