|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Apr 15, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S4604
Archive: Last Bill Status -
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4604 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§6605-b, 6606, 6608 & 6611, Ed L
S4604 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4604 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to registered dental hygienists PURPOSE: To authorize dental hygienists to practice without supervision but within a collaborative practice agreement with a licensed dentist. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one mandates that a dental hygienist shall not administer or monitor nitrous oxide analgesia or local infiltration anesthesia in the practice of dental hygiene without a proper certificate and except under the personal supervision of a dentist. Section two defines the practice of dental hygiene. This section also provides that a registered dental hygienist working for a hospital may practice pursuant to a collaborative practice agreement with a licensed dentist. Section three defines the practice of certified dental assisting as the provision of supportive services to a dentist in his/her performance of dental services. This section provides that these supportive services may be performed by a registered dental hygienist who practices in collaboration with a licensed dentist.
S4604 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4604 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 15, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 registered dental hygienists THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 6605-b of the education law, as added by chapter 437 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows: 1. [A] NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION HEREIN TO THE CONTRARY, A dental hygienist shall not administer or monitor nitrous oxide analgesia or local infiltration anesthesia in the practice of dental hygiene without a dental hygiene restricted local infiltration anesthesia/nitrous oxide analgesia certificate and except under the personal supervision of a dentist and in conjunction with the performance of dental hygiene proce- dures authorized by law and in accordance with regulations promulgated by the commissioner. Personal supervision, for purposes of this section, means that the supervising dentist remains in the dental office where the local infiltration anesthesia or nitrous oxide analgesia services are being performed, personally authorizes and prescribes the use of local infiltration anesthesia or nitrous oxide analgesia for the patient and, before dismissal of the patient, personally examines the condition of the patient after the use of local infiltration anesthesia or nitrous oxide analgesia is completed. It is professional misconduct for a dentist to fail to provide the supervision required by this section, and any dentist found guilty of such misconduct under the procedures prescribed in section sixty-five hundred ten of this title shall be subject to the penalties prescribed in section sixty-five hundred eleven of this title. S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 6606 of the education law, as amended by chapter 437 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09751-03-3
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