HB1144 (2006) Detail

Allowing dental hygienists to engage in independent practice.


HB 1144 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2070

10/04

HOUSE BILL 1144

AN ACT allowing dental hygienists to engage in independent practice.

SPONSORS: Rep. Mirski, Graf 10; Rep. Hopfgarten, Rock 5; Rep. Bicknell, Rock 1

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

ANALYSIS

This bill removes the requirement that dental hygienists practice only under the supervision of a licensed dentist and allows for independent practice.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2070

10/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT allowing dental hygienists to engage in independent practice.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Board of Dental Examiners; Rulemaking; Dental Hygienists. Amend RSA 317-A:12 by inserting after paragraph XI the following new paragraph:

XI-a. The independent practice of dental hygiene by licensed dental hygienists.

2 Dental Hygienists; Independent Practice. RSA 317-A:21-d is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

317-A:21-d Dental Hygienists; Independent Practice. A dental hygienist licensed by the board may engage in independent practice of dental hygiene according to procedures and requirements in rules adopted by the board.

3 Repeal. RSA 317-A:21-c, III, relative to requirement of supervision by a dentist, is repealed.

4 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1144 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1144 Revision: 9422 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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