Florida Senate - 2011 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. SB 1608 Barcode 118070 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Health Regulation (Bennett) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 34 and 35 4 insert: 5 Section 2. Subsection (3) is added to section 466.013, 6 Florida Statutes, to read: 7 466.013 Renewal of license.— 8 (3) A licensed dentist shall complete at least six months 9 of direct patient care in an underserved community, as defined 10 by the department, within the dentist's first two years of 11 licensure, if the licensed dentist was eligible to take the 12 examinations required in s. 466.006, because he or she had 13 maintained his or her dental license in good standing in another 14 state for 3 years immediately before applying to take the 15 required examinations. The licensed dentist shall provide proof 16 of such direct patient care in an underserved community to the 17 department and the department shall verify that six months of 18 direct patient care in an underserved community have been 19 provided by the licensed dentist in order for the dentist to be 20 eligible for the first biennial renewal of his or her license. 21 22 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 23 And the title is amended as follows: 24 Delete line 8 25 and insert: 26 such examinations; amending s. 466.013, F.S.; 27 requiring a dentist licensed under certain conditions 28 to perform six months of direct patient care in an 29 underserved community to be eligible for licensure 30 renewal; providing an effective date.