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H*2958 (Rat #0388, Act #0363 of 1986) General Bill, By  House Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
    A Bill to amend Sections 40-15-70, 40-15-110, 40-15-120, 40-15-130, 40-15-140, as amended, 40-15-170, 40-15-190, 40-15-200, as amended, 40-15-210, 40-15-250, 40-15-300, and 40-15-320, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to dentists, dental hygienists, and dental technicians, so as to change the reference to Council on Dental Education of the American Dental Association to the Commission on Dental Accreditation; to permit dental assistants and hygienists to take impressions under supervision of a dentist; to provide that a person may perform orthodontic technological work if under control of an orthodontic technician, and to make it unlawful for a person to perform orthodontic technology without being registered as a dental or orthodontic technician, to provide for the examination, registration, and reregistration of orthodontic technicians; to permit dentists and dental specialists to advertise, require dentists practicing under a trade name or as an employee of a dentist or of a professional association to display his name and place of practice at the entrance where practice is conducted; and to provide that an applicant's fee be fixed by regulation; to provide that the license of a dentist or dental hygienist who does not reside or practice in this State for six successive years is inactive instead of revoked; to provide grounds for revocation, suspension, probation, reprimand, or other restriction of the license of a dentist, dental hygienist, or technician; to provide for a public or private reprimand for violation of this Act and place the party on probation or impose a fine of up to one thousand dollars; to provide a penalty; and to provide that the fee for the examination for licensing specialists is fixed by regulation and exempt diplomats of a national certifying board; and to amend the Code by adding Sections 40-15-85, 40-15-95, and 40-15-215 so as to define the term direct supervision in a dentist's office and the term orthodontic technological work; and to provide that final orders of the Board that the dentist, dental hygienists, or technician is guilty are made public unless the accusation is dismissed.-amended title
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05/16/85House Introduced and read first time HJ-3248
05/16/85House Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-3249
01/22/86House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Labor, Commerce and Industry HJ-221
01/29/86House Debate adjourned HJ-358
01/30/86House Amended HJ-419
01/30/86House Read second time HJ-420
01/31/86House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-447
02/04/86Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-426
02/04/86Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-427
03/18/86Senate Committee report: Favorable Medical Affairs SJ-1065
03/20/86Senate Read second time SJ-1137
03/20/86Senate Ordered to third reading with notice of amendments SJ-1137
03/25/86Senate Read third time and enrolled SJ-1169
04/02/86 Ratified R 388
04/07/86 Signed By Governor
04/07/86 Effective date 04/07/86
04/07/86 Act No. 363
04/15/86 Copies available

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