00RS HB238


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HB 238 (BR 1036) - T. Burch, J. Jenkins

     AN ACT relating to the establishment of a pilot project for the practice of denturitry.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 313 to establish the denturitry pilot project for the provisional licensing of denturists; create and define the responsibilities of denturists; create and define responsibilities of the denturitry oversight committee of the Kentucky Board of Dentistry to include complaint monitoring; impose penalties for licensed and unlicensed denturists; require information for submission by licensed denturists; require a report for submission to the Legislative Research Commission by July 1, 2005, regarding the denturitry pilot project.


     HFA (1, T. Burch) - Retain all other provisions, except transfer responsibility for administration of the denturitry pilot project from the Board of Dentistry to the Office of Aging Services within the Cabinet for Families and Children; modify requirements to be licensed as a denturist by substituting experience under the supervision of a licensed denturist for experience constructing dentures; clarify and make more specific the experience requirements for the grandfather provision.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 5-reassigned to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Jan 14-posted in committee
     Jan 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 27-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 3-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 4, 2000
     Feb 17-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 17-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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