Current Status Bill Number:
3712Ratification Number: 165Act Number: 110Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: HouseIntroduced Date: 19950301Primary Sponsor: BaxleyAll Sponsors: Baxley, G. Brown, Elliott, Wright, Worley, Jennings and SandiferDrafted Document Number: BR1\18076AC.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19950529Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19950612Subject: Dental hygienists, anesthesia
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19950612 Act No. A110 ------ 19950612 Signed by Governor ------ 19950606 Ratified R165 Senate 19950529 Read third time, enrolled for ratification Senate 19950525 Read second time Senate 19950524 Committee report: Favorable 13 SMA Senate 19950501 Introduced, read first time, 13 SMA referred to Committee House 19950427 Read third time, sent to Senate House 19950426 Read second time House 19950419 Committee report: Favorable 27 H3M House 19950301 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A110, R165, H3712)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-15-80, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH A PERSON IS CONSIDERED TO BE PRACTICING DENTAL HYGIENE, SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT UPON CERTIFICATION AND UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A DENTIST A DENTAL HYGIENIST MAY ADMINISTER INFILTRATION ANESTHESIA.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Conditions under which dental hygienist may administer infiltration anesthesia
SECTION 1. Section 40-15-80 of the 1976 Code, as last amended by Act 439 of 1988, is further amended by adding at the end:
"(E) Upon certification by the board and when under the direct supervision of a practicing dentist, a dental hygienist may administer infiltration anesthesia."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 12th day of June, 1995.