2008 Regular Session


File Code: Health Occupations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 818
Sponsored By:
Delegates V. Turner, Barnes, Benson, Bromwell, Costa, Elliott, Gaines, Hammen, Healey, Holmes, Howard, Hubbard, Ivey, Kach, Kipke, Kullen, McDonough, Montgomery, Morhaim, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Proctor, Riley, Tarrant, Valderrama, Beitzel, Donoghue, Mizeur, Reznik, and Weldon
Public Health Dental Hygiene Act


Altering the authorization of a general license to practice dental hygiene to include the application of sealants or fluoride agents under general supervision in specified facilities; providing that a specified waiver is not required to practice dental hygiene under general supervision in accordance with specified provisions of law; increasing the types of facilities a general license to practice dental hygiene authorizes a dental hygienist to practice in under general supervision; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/7 at 12:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
House Concur - Senate Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Passed Enrolled
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 316

Sponsored by:

Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Wendell R. Beitzel, District 1A
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate John P. Donoghue, District 2C
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Peter A. Hammen, District 46
Delegate Anne Healey, District 22
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5B
Delegate Nicholaus R. Kipke, District 31
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Shane E. Pendergrass, District 13
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate B. Daniel Riley, District 34A
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Richard B. Weldon, Jr., District 3B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Community Facilities and Services
Dental Hygienists
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Juvenile Facilities
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
Public Schools

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health Occupations
( 4-101 , 4-308 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 116582/01     Offered on: March 22, 2008   at: 11:39 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 824234/01     Offered on: April 5, 2008   at: 2:02 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 20, 2008: Third Reading Passed (135-0)
April 4, 2008: Third Reading Passed (139-0)
April 3, 2008: Third Reading Passed (46-0)