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CS/CS/SB 926: Licensure Examinations for Dental Practitioners

GENERAL BILL by Banking and Insurance ; Health Policy ; Albritton

Licensure Examinations for Dental Practitioners; Revising licensure examination requirements for dentists to require applicants to demonstrate certain clinical skills on a manikin rather than a live patient; revising requirements for regional licensure examinations offered by dental schools to dental students; revising licensure examination requirements for dental hygienists to require applicants to demonstrate certain clinical skills on a manikin rather than a live patient; deleting a requirement that applicants for dental practitioner licensure examinations maintain medical malpractice insurance to cover any incident of harm to a patient during the clinical examination, etc.

Effective Date: 4/6/2022
Last Action: 4/8/2022 - Chapter No. 2022-32
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/16/2021 Senate • Filed
    11/30/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Banking and Insurance; Rules -SJ 62
    1/10/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/13/22, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 62
    1/13/2022 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 115
    1/14/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    1/18/2022 Senate • Now in Banking and Insurance
    • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 174
    1/20/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 01/25/22, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/25/2022 Senate • CS/CS by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 243
    1/27/2022 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    1/28/2022 Senate • Now in Rules
    1/31/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/03/22, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    2/2/2022 Senate • CS/CS by Banking and Insurance read 1st time -SJ 247
    2/3/2022 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 337
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    2/7/2022 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/10/22 -SJ 364
    2/10/2022 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 358
    • Amendment(s) adopted (144414) -SJ 358
    • Read 3rd time -SJ 358
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 358
    • Immediately certified -SJ 364
    2/10/2022 House • In Messages
    2/28/2022 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
    • Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/3/2022)
    • 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
    3/3/2022 House • Substituted for CS/CS/HB 517
    • Read 2nd time
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    • Added to Third Reading Calendar
    3/4/2022 House • Read 3rd time
    • CS passed; YEAS 113, NAYS 0
    3/4/2022 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 695
    4/5/2022 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    4/6/2022 • Approved by Governor
    4/8/2022 • Chapter No. 2022-32

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  • CS/CS/SB 926, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/6/2022 at 3:57 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 517 (c2) Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Examinations Professions and Public Health Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 926
    H 997 Dental Care Services Bell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    S 1444 Dental Care Services Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 1 (pdf)
    466.0065 Regional licensure examinations. Page 3 (pdf)
    466.007 Examination of dental hygienists. Page 4 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 926, Engrossed 1 Posted 2/10/2022 at 3:07 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 517 (c2) Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Examinations Professions and Public Health Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 926
    H 997 Dental Care Services Bell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    S 1444 Dental Care Services Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/4/2022 3:15 PM House 113 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 1 (pdf)
    466.0065 Regional licensure examinations. Page 3 (pdf)
    466.007 Examination of dental hygienists. Page 4 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 926, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 1/27/2022 at 5:01 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Rules (Pre-Meeting) 2/1/2022 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 2/3/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 517 (c2) Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Examinations Professions and Public Health Subcommittee Identical Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 926
    H 997 Dental Care Services Bell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    S 1444 Dental Care Services Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    144414 - Amendment
    Delete line 124 and insert:
    Albritton 2/7/2022
    1:33 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    2/10/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/3/2022 9:00 AM Rules 15 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    2/10/2022 2:38 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 1 (pdf)
    466.0065 Regional licensure examinations. Page 3 (pdf)
    466.007 Examination of dental hygienists. Page 4 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 926, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 1/14/2022 at 3:52 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Banking and Insurance (Pre-Meeting) 1/24/2022 (pdf)
    Banking and Insurance (Post-Meeting) 1/27/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 517 (c1) Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Examinations Professions and Public Health Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 926
    H 997 Dental Care Services Bell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    S 1444 Dental Care Services Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    610222 - Amendment
    Delete line 118 and insert:
    Banking and Insurance
    (Albritton)
    1/24/2022
    3:04 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/27/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/25/2022 3:30 PM Banking and Insurance 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 1 (pdf)
    466.0065 Regional licensure examinations. Page 3 (pdf)
    466.007 Examination of dental hygienists. Page 4 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • SB 926, Original Filed Version Posted 11/16/2021 at 11:49 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 1/12/2022 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 1/14/2022 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 517 Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Examinations Professions and Public Health Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/3/2022 H Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/SB 926
    H 997 Dental Care Services Bell Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 H Died in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee
    S 1444 Dental Care Services Brodeur Compare Last Action: 3/14/2022 S Died in Health Policy

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    703644 - Amendment
    Delete lines 41 - 118 and insert:
    Health Policy
    (Albritton)
    1/12/2022
    10:51 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    1/13/2022
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/13/2022 11:00 AM Health Policy 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 1 (pdf)
    466.0065 Regional licensure examinations. Page 3 (pdf)
    466.007 Examination of dental hygienists. Page 4 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 5 (pdf)

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