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File #: R-057-20    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 4/20/2020 In control: Community Affairs, Health and Education Committee
On agenda: 5/6/2020 Final action: 4/30/2020
Title: AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ALLOW CHIROPRACTORS AND PROVIDERS OF OTHER FORMS OF CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT TO OPERATE (AS AMENDED).
Attachments: 1. R-057-20 - Sponsorship Withdrawn.pdf, 2. R-057-20 V.2 FAM 042320 – Allow Chiropractic Services to Resume.pdf, 3. R-057-20 V.1 042320 - Allow Chiropractic Services to Resume.pdf

resolution No. _________, Series 2020

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AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ALLOW CHIROPRACTORS AND PROVIDERS OF OTHER FORMS OF CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT TO OPERATE (AS AMENDED).

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SPONSORED BY:  SPONSORSHIP WITHDRAWN

 

WHEREAS, for many people, chiropractors and providers of other forms of conservative treatment are the main pain management method for back and joint pain;

WHEREAS, many people choose chiropractors and providers of other forms of conservative treatment over narcotics for pain relief;

WHEREAS, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) has listed chiropractors among essential critical infrastructure workers;

WHEREAS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) have provided acceptable guidelines for chiropractic operations;

WHEREAS, the other forty-nine (49) states are allowing chiropractic help under CDC guidelines; and

WHEREAS,  the Chiropractic Associations of Kentucky have submitted their re-start procedures as dictated by the CDC to the Governor’s Office; and

WHEREAS, this Resolution requires emergency consideration as authorized by Council Rule 7.01 because chiropractors and providers of other forms of conservative treatment provide essential care and needed services during a healthcare crisis.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (“THE COUNCIL”) AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION I:  The Council asks the Governor to allow chiropractic services and other forms of conservative treatment to resume in the state of Kentucky, under acceptable CDC guidelines.

SECTION II:  This Resolution shall take effect upon its passage and approval.

 

 

_________________________________                     ______________________________

Sonya Harward                                                                                                         David James

Metro Council Clerk                                                                                                         President of the Council

 

 

 

__________________________________                     _____________________________

Greg Fischer                                                                                                                              Approval Date

Mayor

 

 

Approved as to form and legality:                                          

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

BY: _____________________________

 

 

R-057-20 V.2 FAM 042320 - Allow Chiropractic Services to Resume