Florida Senate - 2019                                     SB 686
       By Senator Brandes
       24-01156-19                                            2019686__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to fees; amending s. 466.0225, F.S.;
    3         revising the licensure requirements for dental
    4         therapists to include application and examination
    5         fees; providing a contingent effective date.
    7  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
    9         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 466.0225, Florida
   10  Statutes, as created by SB ____, is amended to read:
   11         466.0225 Examination of dental therapists; licensing.—
   12         (1) Any person desiring to be licensed as a dental
   13  therapist must apply to the department to take the licensure
   14  examinations and shall verify the information required on the
   15  application by oath. The application must include two recent
   16  photographs of the applicant. There shall be a nonrefundable
   17  application fee set by the board not to exceed $100 and an
   18  examination fee set by the board not to exceed $225. The
   19  examination fee may be refunded if the applicant is found
   20  ineligible to take the examinations.
   21         Section 2. This act shall take effect on the same date that
   22  SB ____ or similar legislation takes effect, if such legislation
   23  is adopted in the same legislative session or an extension
   24  thereof and becomes a law.