Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2516

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Background

Title

Description: MS Dental Practice Act; make technical amendments to.

Bill Text: [Introduced] [Committee Substitute] [Passed Senate]

History of Actions:

102/01/00(S)Referred To Public Health and Welfare
203/07/00(S)Title Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
303/15/00(S)Committee Substitute Adopted
403/15/00(S)Amended
503/15/00(S)Passed As Amended
603/17/00(S)Transmitted To House
703/20/00(H)Referred To Public Health and Welfare
804/04/00(H)Died In Committee

Amendments:

Adopted [S] Amendment No 1 (Cmte Sub)

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

Senate Committee:

House Committee:

Principal Author: Huggins

Code Sections: A 073-0009-0003, A 073-0009-0005, A 073-0009-0007, A 073-0009-0023, A 073-0009-0024, A 073-0009-0025, A 073-0009-0043, A 073-0009-0061, A 073-0009-0063

Title: AN ACT RELATING TO THE MISSISSIPPI DENTAL PRACTICE ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-3, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO FURTHER DEFINE THE PRACTICE OF DENTAL HYGIENE; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-7, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT THE ANNUAL BALLOTING PROCESS FOR LICENSED DENTAL HYGIENISTS IS CONSISTENT WITH THAT FOR LICENSED DENTISTS; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-23, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR A DENTAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE LICENSE BY EXAMINATION WHEN APPLICANTS ARE GRADUATES FROM UNACCREDITED SCHOOLS; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-24, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DEFINE THE CRITERIA FOR AN APPLICANT TO QUALIFY FOR A DENTAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE LICENSE BASED ON CREDENTIALS; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-25, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY AUTHORITY OF THE MISSISSIPPI STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS TO SET THE DATE AND TIME TO ADMINISTER LICENSE EXAMINATIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-43, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO INCREASE THE ANNUAL LICENSE RENEWAL FEE FOR DENTISTS AND TO PROVIDE THAT A PORTION OF THOSE FEES MAY BE USED TO SUPPORT A PROGRAM TO AID IMPAIRED LICENSEES; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-61, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE GROUNDS UPON WHICH A DENTAL OR DENTAL HYGIENE LICENSE MAY BE DENIED, REVOKED, SUSPENDED OR OTHER DISCIPLINARY ACTION TAKEN; TO AMEND SECTION 73-9-63, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURES USED WHEN INITIATING DISCIPLINARY ACTION BEFORE THE DENTAL BOARD AND TO GRANT CERTAIN SUBPOENA POWERS; TO CODIFY THE MISSISSIPPI DISABLED DENTIST LAW; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 04/04/00 at 17:03.



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