senate Bill S3059A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the certification of and qualifications for dentists practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2012 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1186
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 06, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 05, 2012 print number 3059a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 14, 2011 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.746
Feb 08, 2011 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jun 12, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S3059A
16
4
committee
16
Aye
4
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 6, 2012 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3059A
12
3
committee
12
Aye
3
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Mar 6, 2012

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

May 17, 2011 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3059
12
2
committee
12
Aye
2
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A (Active)
Original
A (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S3059 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2820A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6601, Ed L; amd §§230-d & 2995-d, Pub Health L; amd §3101, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8347, A4656B

S3059 - Summary

Provides for the certification of and qualifications for dentists practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery; includes such dentist within provisions of law regulating office-based surgery; provides for a study of whether an oral and maxillofacial surgery profiling program should be established; and provides that in an oral and maxillofacial surgery malpractice action a physician may be called as an expert witness at trial.

S3059 - Sponsor Memo

S3059 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3059

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LIBOUS,  KLEIN, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Higher
  Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to amending the defi-
  nition of the scope of practice  of  dentistry  to  authorize  certain
  dentists  who  are qualified and certified to perform any procedure in
  the oral and maxillofacial area; and to amend the  public  health  law
  and  the  civil  practice law and rules, in relation to the discipline
  and liability of dentists who are so qualified and certified

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Section  6601 of the education law, as amended by chapter
576 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
  S 6601. Definition of practice of dentistry. 1. The  practice  of  the
profession  of  dentistry is defined as diagnosing, treating, operating,
or prescribing for any disease, pain,  injury,  deformity,  or  physical
condition  of  the  oral and maxillofacial area related to restoring and
maintaining dental  health.  The  practice  of  dentistry  includes  the
prescribing  and  fabrication  of  dental prostheses and appliances. The
practice of dentistry may include  performing  physical  evaluations  in
conjunction with the provision of dental treatment.
  2.  ANY  ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON CERTIFIED BY THE DEPARTMENT IN
ACCORDANCE WITH QUALIFICATIONS ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT MAY PERFORM
ADDITIONAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES INVOLVING THE HARD OR SOFT TISSUES OF THE
ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL AREA. QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM  SUCH  ADDITIONAL
SURGICAL  PROCEDURES  SHALL INCLUDE BEING: (A) CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN
BOARD OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL  SURGERY  OR  SUCH  EQUIVALENT  NATIONAL
CERTIFYING BOARD OR ORGANIZATION ACCEPTABLE TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR SUCH
ADDITIONAL  SURGICAL PROCEDURES, AND (B) GRANTED HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES FOR
SUCH SURGICAL PROCEDURES BY A  GENERAL  HOSPITAL  LICENSED  PURSUANT  TO
ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04770-01-1

Co-Sponsors

S3059A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2820A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6601, Ed L; amd §§230-d & 2995-d, Pub Health L; amd §3101, CPLR
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8347, A4656B

S3059A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the certification of and qualifications for dentists practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery; includes such dentist within provisions of law regulating office-based surgery; provides for a study of whether an oral and maxillofacial surgery profiling program should be established; and provides that in an oral and maxillofacial surgery malpractice action a physician may be called as an expert witness at trial.

S3059A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3059A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 3059--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LIBOUS,  KLEIN, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Higher
  Education  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on Higher Education in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  amending  the  defi-
  nition  of  the  scope  of  practice of dentistry to authorize certain
  dentists who are qualified and certified to perform any  procedure  in
  the  oral  and  maxillofacial area; and to amend the public health law
  and the civil practice law and rules, in relation  to  the  discipline
  and liability of dentists who are so qualified and certified

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 6601 of the education law, as  amended  by  chapter
576 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
  S 6601. Definition  of  practice  of dentistry. 1. The practice of the
profession of dentistry is defined as diagnosing,  treating,  operating,
or  prescribing  for  any  disease, pain, injury, deformity, or physical
condition of the oral and maxillofacial area related  to  restoring  and
maintaining  dental  health.  The  practice  of  dentistry  includes the
prescribing and fabrication of dental  prostheses  and  appliances.  The
practice  of  dentistry  may  include performing physical evaluations in
conjunction with the provision of dental treatment.
  2. ANY ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGEON CERTIFIED BY THE  DEPARTMENT  IN
ACCORDANCE WITH QUALIFICATIONS ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT MAY PERFORM
ADDITIONAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES INVOLVING THE HARD OR SOFT TISSUES OF THE
ORAL  AND  MAXILLOFACIAL AREA. QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM SUCH ADDITIONAL
SURGICAL PROCEDURES SHALL INCLUDE BEING: (A) CERTIFIED BY  THE  AMERICAN
BOARD  OF  ORAL  AND  MAXILLOFACIAL  SURGERY OR SUCH EQUIVALENT NATIONAL
CERTIFYING BOARD OR ORGANIZATION ACCEPTABLE TO THE COMMISSIONER FOR SUCH

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04770-02-2

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