98RS SB65


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SB 65 (BR 1270) - D. Boswell, T. Buford, R. Roeding

     AN ACT relating to dentistry.
     Amend KRS 313.080 and KRS 313.305 to require individuals licensed to practice dentistry and dental hygiene in Kentucky to register evidence of completion of continuing education with the board of dentistry in odd-numbered and even-numbered years respectively; allow board to suspend licenses for failure to submit a renewal application to the board by December 31; require notification of change in address, office location or employment within ten (10) days after change; amend KRS 313.150 to allow board to reprimand, place on probation, revoke, suspend, refuse to renew or refuse to issue a license from the board's knowledge of matters or from information from another; add a new subsection to KRS 313.150 that allows the board's law enforcement committee to determine immediate temporary suspension of a license; allow for executive director to make an emergency order and to conduct an emergency hearing under KRS 13B.125; and require board to expedite disciplinary actions in which a license has been temporarily suspended.


     SCS - Retain language requiring an accusation against a licensee to be in writing; technical correction.
     HCS - Retain original provisions except delete provisions permitting the Board of Dentistry to summarily suspend a license; add provision directing LRC to conduct a study on denturity.
     HFA (1, R. Cox) - WITHDRAWN.

     Jan 7-introduced in Senate
     Jan 8-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
     Jan 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Jan 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for January 23, 1998
     Jan 23-3rd reading, passed with Committee Substitute
     Jan 26-received in House
     Jan 27-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
     Feb 25-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 11-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 12, 1998
     Mar 13-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 24-floor amendment (1) withdrawn; 3rd reading, passed 90-4 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 25-received in Senate
     Mar 27-posted for passage for concurrence in House amendment on March 31, 1998
     Mar 31-Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute; passed 34-0
     Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Apr 13-signed by Governor

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