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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 248
Dental and Dental Hygienists; provide for the profession of dental hygiene therapy; licensure
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 11 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants, so as to provide for the profession of dental hygiene therapy; to change the "Georgia Volunteers in Dentistry and Dental Hygiene Act" to include the issuance of special licenses to dental hygiene therapists; to change certain provisions relating to applicability; to provide that a dental assistant may assist a licensed dental hygiene therapist; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/10/2016 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/09/2016 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/02/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/31/2015 - Senate Hopper
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