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SB 684: Dental Therapy

GENERAL BILL by Brandes ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Book ; Perry ; Montford ; Taddeo ; Stewart

Dental Therapy; Authorizing Medicaid to reimburse for dental services provided in a mobile dental unit that is owned by, operated by, or contracted with a health access setting or another similar setting or program; requiring the chair of the Board of Dentistry to appoint a Council on Dental Therapy effective after a specified timeframe; authorizing the board to require any person who applies to take the examination to practice dental therapy in this state to maintain medical malpractice insurance in a certain amount, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/4/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/15/2019 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 83
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 83
    3/13/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/18/19, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Building --Amendment(s) Adopted - Temporarily Postponed
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs

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  • SB 684, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/4/2019 at 3:00 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (Pre-Meeting) 3/15/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 686 Fees/Dental Therapists Brandes Linked Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    H 649 Dental Therapy Plasencia Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
    H 471 Fees Fernandez-Barquin Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Quality Subcommittee

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    972568 - Amendment
    Delete lines 621 - 852 and insert:
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    3:30 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Web Page
    842698 - Amendment
    Delete lines 979 - 1010.
    Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    4:04 PM
    Web Page

    Citations - Statutes (19)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    409.906 Optional Medicaid services. Page 4 (pdf)
    466.001 Legislative purpose and intent. Page 7 (pdf)
    466.002 Persons exempt from operation of chapter. Page 7 (pdf)
    466.003 Definitions. Page 8 (pdf)
    466.004 Board of Dentistry. Page 9 (pdf)
    466.006 Examination of dentists. Page 12 (pdf)
    466.0075 Applicants for examination; medical malpractice insurance. Page 19 (pdf)
    466.009 Reexamination. Page 19 (pdf)
    466.011 Licensure. Page 19 (pdf)
    466.0136 Page 20 (pdf)
    466.016 License to be displayed. Page 21 (pdf)
    466.017 Prescription of drugs; anesthesia. Page 21 (pdf)
    466.018 Dentist of record; patient records. Page 23 (pdf)
    466.0225 Page 24 (pdf)
    466.0227 Page 26 (pdf)
    466.026 Prohibitions; penalties. Page 30 (pdf)
    466.028 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board. Page 32 (pdf)
    466.0285 Proprietorship by nondentists. Page 34 (pdf)
    466.051 Confidentiality of certain information contained in dental workforce surveys. Page 34 (pdf)

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