02RS SB153


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SB 153/FN (BR 1969) - R. Stivers

     AN ACT relating to the practice of dentistry.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 313 to require an out-of-state dentist and dental hygienist performing dental services to Kentucky's indigent to obtain a temporary license from the Board of Dentistry; require that the licensing state submit to the board the applicant's license number and a statement indicating that the applicant is in good standing with the licensing state's board; require the dentist or dental hygienist to notify the appropriate agent in the Cabinet for Health Services prior to beginning the free services; permit the dentist and the dental hygienist to perform preventive procedures and treatments; permit a dentist to perform extractions and basic restorative procedures that may be completed in one appointment; authorize the board to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the provisions of this section.


     HCS/FN - Amend to clarify that a dentist or dental hygienist who provides charitable care and receives a license under this section is still eligible for the provision of medical malpractice insurance under KRS 304.40-075.

     Jan 31-introduced in Senate
     Feb 5-to Licensing and Occupations (S); reassigned to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 8-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 11-moved from Consent; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 13, 2002
     Feb 13-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Feb 14-received in House
     Feb 15-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 6-posted in committee; posting waived
     Mar 12-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 13-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 21, 2002
     Mar 22-3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Mar 25-posted for passage for concurrence in House Committee Substitute for Monday, March 25, 2002; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute ; passed 37-0
     Mar 26-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 142)

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