|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Jun 20, 2013||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 11, 2013||ordered to third reading cal.1227|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jun 05, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1918
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1918 - Details
S1918 - 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.
S1918 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1918 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to amend- ing the definition of the scope of practice of dentistry to authorize certain dentists who are qualified and certified to perform any proce- dure 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would permit maxillofacial surgeons who have: A) been certified by the State Education Department and the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and have B) been granted privileges to perform certain oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures by a general hospital to perform the same oral and maxillofacial procedures regardless of its relation to the oral cavity. It would eliminate the need to rely on the emergency exception for those surgeons who do perform such procedures. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends Education Law section 6601 to divide the scope of practice section into two subdivisions. The second new section adds express authorization for oral and maxillofacial surgeons to perform certain procedures in the oral and maxillofacial area provided the oral and maxillofacial surgeon has been granted privileges to perform such procedure by a general hospital under Article 28 of the Public Health
S1918 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1918 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LIBOUS -- 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.
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