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 Bill Status of HB4501  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DENTAL PRACTICE-VARIOUS

House Sponsors
Rep. Katie Stuart - Anna Moeller - Stephanie A. Kifowit, Margaret Croke, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Barbara Hernandez, Lindsey LaPointe, Elizabeth Hernandez, Aaron M. Ortiz, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Marcus C. Evans, Jr. and Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Emil Jones, III - Bill Cunningham, Ram Villivalam and Win Stoller)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2022HouseSent 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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Provides that a person who uses teledentistry is considered to practice dentistry under the Act. Provides that a dentist may utilize and delegate dental services to a dental hygienist or dental assistant using telehealth only under the supervision requirements as specified in the Act for in-person patient care. Provides that a dental assistant who has at least 2,000 hours of direct clinical patient care experience continuing education provider approved by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation may perform specified procedures. Provides that a dental assistant who has completed specified training may perform coronal scaling and intracoronal temporization of a tooth under the supervision of a dentist. Changes the definition "public health setting" to include a prison. Changes the definition of "teledentistry" to include limited patient diagnosis and treatment planning (rather than patient care) using synchronous and asynchronous communications under an Illinois licensed dentist's authority (rather than a dentist's authority).

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 25/18from Ch. 111, par. 2318

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill, and makes the following changes: Removes changes to the definition of "teledentistry". Removes a provision that provides that a person who uses teledentistry is considered to practice dentistry under the Act. Restores a provision providing that a dental assistant who has completed training and is an expanded function dental assistant, may place, carve, and finish amalgam restorations, and place, pack, and finish composite restorations as allowed under provisions concerning acts constituting the practice of dentistry. Provides that a dental assistant who has completed training and is an expanded function dental assistant may perform coronal scaling as allowed under provisions concerning acts constituting the practice of dentistry and intracoronal temporization of a tooth. Provides that an order to a hygienist on which services are necessary to be performed on the patient who is unable to travel to a dental office shall be implemented within 30 (rather than 120) days. Provides that without the supervision of a dentist, a dental hygienist may perform dental health education functions, including instruction in proper oral health care and dental hygiene in either a school setting or a long-term care facility. Provides that a dental hygienist may record care (instead of case) histories and oral conditions observed at any time prior to a clinical exam by a dentist.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the engrossed bill, and makes the following changes: Provides that a dental assistant who has completed training and is an expanded function dental assistant may perform coronal scaling only on patients 17 (instead of 12) years of age or younger who have an absence of periodontal disease and who are not medically compromised as allowed under provisions concerning acts constituting the practice of dentistry and intracoronal temporization of a tooth. Restores a provision that provides that coronal sealing shall only be utilized on patients who are eligible for Medicaid, who are uninsured, or whose household income is not greater than 400% (rather than 200%) of the federal poverty level. Provides that an order to a hygienist on which services are necessary to be performed on the patient who is unable to travel to a dental office shall be implemented within 45 (rather than 30) days.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Expands the definition of "public health setting" to include a long-term care facility. Provides that the training program for expanded functions for dental assistants or hygienists must include a minimum of 32 hours of instruction in both didactic and clinical manikin or human subject instruction (rather than a minimum of 16 hours of instruction in both didactic and clinical manikin or human subject instruction). Provides that coronal scaling performed by dental assistants shall be utilized on patients whose household income is not greater that 300% (rather than 400%) of the federal poverty level. Provides that a dental hygienist who is certified as a public health dental hygienist may provide services to patients who are uninsured and whose household income is not greater than 300% (rather than 200%) of the federal poverty level.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Katie Stuart
  1/20/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/28/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  1/31/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 006-001-000
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/28/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/1/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Licenses Committee; 008-000-000
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Withdrawn by Rep. Katie Stuart
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 092-007-002
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/4/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  3/25/2022SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/25/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 4, 2022
  3/28/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  3/30/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/30/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/30/2022SenateDo Pass as Amended Licensed Activities; 007-000-000
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/31/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/31/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2022
  4/1/2022SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 8, 2022
  4/7/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/7/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/7/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  4/7/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities; 007-000-000
  4/8/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Win Stoller
  4/8/2022SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/8/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Jones
  4/8/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/8/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/8/2022HouseArrived in House
  4/8/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1, 2
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 109-001-001
  4/8/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 House Concurs 109-001-001
  4/8/2022HouseHouse Concurs
  4/8/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  5/6/2022HouseSent to the Governor

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