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S 1122 General Bill, By Drummond, Leventis, Peeler and Washington
Similar (H 4664)
    A Bill to amend Section 40-15-20, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to membership on the State Board of Dentistry, so as to increase the number from nine to eleven; to amend Section 40-15-80, as amended, relating to conditions under which a person is considered to be practicing dental hygiene, so as to revise criteria for students who may receive certain services from hygienists; to amend Section 40-15-130, relating to advertising, so as to specify what restrictions the Board may place on advertising; to amend Section 40-15-140, as amended, relating to licensure and registration, so as to require an applicant to provide no more than three references; and to require an applicant for registration as a dental technician to pass a national examination; to amend Section 40-15-180, relating to complaints, so as to provide that hearing notices must be sent by certified mail; to amend Section 40-15-190, relating to disciplinary grounds, so as to authorize the Board to require mental or physical examinations and access to records and to use them in proceedings and to provide penalties for refusal to consent to these examinations and access to records; to require elections to nominate new Board members before January 1, 1995; and to reauthorize the State Board of Dentistry for six years.
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02/02/94Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-7
02/02/94Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-7

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