senate Bill S5757

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the practice of registered dental hygienists

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7866 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.239
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1541
substituted for s5757
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a7866
ordered to third reading cal.1541
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 12, 2013 referred to higher education

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S5757 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7866
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง6606, 6608 & 6611, Ed L

S5757 - Summary

Relates to the practice of registered dental hygienists.

S5757 - Sponsor Memo

S5757 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5757

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HANNON, YOUNG -- 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 6606 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 437 of the laws  of  2001,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  The practice of the profession of dental hygiene is defined as the
performance of dental services which shall include  removing  calcareous
deposits,  accretions  and stains from the exposed surfaces of the teeth
which begin at the epithelial attachment  and  applying  topical  agents
indicated for a complete dental prophylaxis, removing cement, placing or
removing  rubber  dam,  removing sutures, placing matrix band, providing
patient education, applying topical  medication,  placing  and  exposing
DIAGNOSTIC  DENTAL X-ray films, performing topical fluoride applications
and topical anesthetic applications,  polishing  teeth,  taking  medical
history,  charting  caries,  taking impressions for study casts, placing
and  removing  temporary  restorations,  administering  and   monitoring
nitrous  oxide  analgesia  and administering and monitoring local infil-
tration anesthesia, subject to certification in accordance with  section
sixty-six  hundred five-b of this article, and any other function in the
definition of the practice  of  dentistry  as  may  be  delegated  by  a
licensed  dentist  in  accordance  with  regulations  promulgated by the
commissioner. The practice of dental hygiene may  be  conducted  in  the
office  of  any licensed dentist or in any appropriately equipped school
or public institution but must be done EITHER under the supervision of a
licensed dentist OR, IN THE CASE OF A REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST  WORK-
ING  FOR  A  HOSPITAL  AS  DEFINED IN ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW, PURSUANT TO A COLLABORATIVE ARRANGEMENT WITH A LICENSED  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11370-02-3

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