SB 26 (BR 320) - J. Denton, W. Blevins Jr, P. Clark, D. Harper Angel, D. Roeding
AN ACT relating to dental services.
Amend KRS 313.240 to permit dentists to practice under a name other than their own if they have contracted to perform continuing operations for a deceased or incapacitated dentist; delete the provision that prohibits a person from participating in more than three professional service organizations; create a new section of KRS Chapter 313 to permit representatives of a deceased or incapacitated dentist to contract with another dentist or dentists to continue the operations of the deceased or incapacitated dentist's practice for up to one year; require notification to the Board of Dentistry prior to contracting for continuation of services; prohibit interference with the practice of dentistry or professional judgment of contracting dentists; require notification to the deceased or incapacitated dentist's patients of record within 30 days of the death or incapacitation.
SB 26 - AMENDMENTS
SFA (1, R. Stivers II) - Eliminate 1-year time limit on contracts to continue the operation of a deceased or incapacitated dentist's practice.
SFA (2, J. Denton) - Amend Section 2 to extend the time limit on contracts to continue the operation of dental services until the practice is sold; provide that any other violation of the chapter is grounds for an immediate termination of the operations of the dental practice; make technical corrections throughout.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Jan 2-introduced in Senate
Jan 4-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
Feb 13-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar; floor amendment (1) filed
Feb 14-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 15
Feb 15-passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day; floor amendment (2) filed
Feb 16-3rd reading; floor amendment (1) withdrawn ; passed 32-0 with floor amendment (2)
Feb 21-received in House
Feb 26-to Health & Welfare (H)
Feb 27-posted in committee
Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 8, 2007
Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 97-0
Mar 9-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 53)