senate Bill S9084

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to registered dental assisting

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Jun 15, 2018 referred to rules

S9084 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 133 Head, §§6600, 6603, 6608, 6608-a & 6608-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4558, A4064

S9084 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to registered dental assisting; increases the age for registered dental assisting from seventeen to eighteen years of age.

S9084 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9084 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 15, 2018

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  registered  dental


  Section 1. The article heading of article 133 of the education law, as
added by chapter 987 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
                       REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTING
  § 2. Section 6600 of the education law, as added by chapter 987 of the
laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
  § 6600. Introduction.   This article applies  to  the  professions  of
dentistry  [and],  dental hygiene, AND REGISTERED DENTAL ASSISTING.  The
general provisions for all professions contained in article one  hundred
thirty of this title apply to this article.
  §  3.  Section 6603 of the education law, as amended by chapter 393 of
the laws of 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  § 6603. State board for dentistry. A state board for  dentistry  shall
be  appointed  by  the board of regents on recommendation of the commis-
sioner for the purpose of assisting the board of regents and the depart-
ment on matters of professional licensing and  professional  conduct  in
accordance  with  section  sixty-five  hundred  eight of this title. The
board shall be composed of not less than thirteen dentists  licensed  in
this  state  for at least five years, not less than three dental hygien-
ists licensed in this state for at least five years, and not  less  than
one  [certified]  REGISTERED dental assistant licensed in this state for
at least one  year.  An  executive  secretary  to  the  board  shall  be
appointed  by the board of regents on recommendation of the commissioner
and shall be a dentist licensed in this state.
  § 4. Section 6608 of the education law, as amended by chapter  239  of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  § 6608. Definition   of  practice  of  [certified]  REGISTERED  dental
assisting. The practice of [certified] REGISTERED  dental  assisting  is

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets


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