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 Bill Status of SB0589  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  EXPANDED FUNCTION DENTAL ASST

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Neil Anderson - Wm. Sam McCann

House Sponsors
(Rep. Brandon W. Phelps , Thomas M. Bennett and Barbara Wheeler)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/23/2017SenateSent to the Governor

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 25/4from Ch. 111, par. 2304
225 ILCS 25/17from Ch. 111, par. 2317
225 ILCS 25/17.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Allows a dental assistant, after being authorized by a dentist, to remove loose, broken, or irritating orthodontic appliances on a patient of record for the purpose of eliminating pain or discomfort. Provides that dental assistants who have undergone certain training may hold themselves out as expanded function dental assistants. Sets forth the training requirements for expanded function dental assistants and the services that may be provided. Provides that any procedure completed by an expanded function dental assistant must be approved by the supervising dentist and examined prior to dismissal of the patient. Sets forth certain limits on expanded function dental assistants.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
In provisions concerning expanded functions of dental assistants, adds that the supervising dentist shall be responsible for all dental services or procedures performed by the dental assistant.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
In provisions concerning expanded functions of dental assistants, requires the training for expanded function dental assistants to include basic life support certification. Proof of certification shall be kept on file with the supervising dentist.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 4
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 25/9from Ch. 111, par. 2309

Further amends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Requires that an applicant for license to practice dentistry that presents evidence of completion of dental education by graduation from a dental college or school outside the United States or Canada also obtain a obtain a doctorate of dental surgery (DDS) or doctorate of dental medicine (DMD) at a dental college or school in the United States or Canada approved by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that an applicant for license to practice dentistry may also meet the education requirement by meeting program requirements approved by rule by the Department.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  1/24/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2017SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/6/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/6/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  2/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/8/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/9/2017SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/16/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/16/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  2/16/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Licensed Activities and Pensions; 008-000-001
  2/16/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 28, 2017
  3/14/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2017
  3/23/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/23/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/29/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  4/5/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Postponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  4/6/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Postponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  4/14/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/14/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Assignments
  4/25/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  4/27/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities and Pensions; 009-000-000
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/2/2017SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/2/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Adopted; Anderson
  5/2/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/2/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/2/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/2/2017SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/3/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/3/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2017HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  5/17/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/24/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 014-000-000
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/26/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2017SenateSent to the Governor

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