senate Bill S1918

2013-2014 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
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S1918
17
5
committee
17
Aye
5
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 4, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S1918
10
3
committee
10
Aye
3
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

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S1918 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5632
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6601, Ed L; amd §§230-d & 2995-d, Pub Health L; amd §3101, CPLR
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3059A, A2820A
2009-2010: S8347, A4656B

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

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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