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HB 547: Dentistry


Dentistry; Deletes role of Board of Dentistry in administration of licensure examination for dentists & requirement for board to establish examination fee; revises requirements for licensure as dentist; deletes time limitation on validity of licensure examination results; deletes requirement applicants for licensure engage in full-time practice of dentistry inside geographic boundaries of this state for 1 year after licensure; revises continuing education requirements for dentists.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/4/2024 House - Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/20/2023 House • Filed
11/30/2023 House • Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
1/30/2024 House • Added to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee agenda
2/1/2024 House • Favorable by Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
2/2/2024 House • Reported out of Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
2/9/2024 House • Added to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee agenda
2/13/2024 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Reported out of Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Now in Health & Human Services Committee
2/20/2024 House • Added to Health & Human Services Committee agenda
2/22/2024 House • Favorable by Health & Human Services Committee
• Reported out of Health & Human Services Committee
• Bill released to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
3/4/2024 House • Laid on Table