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 Bill Status of SB1671  98th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Donne E. Trotter - Jacqueline Y. Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 25/4from Ch. 111, par. 2304
225 ILCS 25/18from Ch. 111, par. 2318

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Provides that a dental hygienist may be employed or retained by a nonprofit organization or in a public health setting. Provides that a dental hygienist under remote supervision with a collaborative agreement with a licensed dentist shall provide a dental hygiene examination and dental screening and determine which services are necessary to be performed with a referral to a dentist within 12 months. Provides that a dental hygienist may be employed or retained by a health care facility, program, or nonprofit organization to perform dental hygiene services without the patient first being examined by a licensed dentist if the dental hygienist (i) has engaged in active practice of clinical dental hygiene for a minimum of 2,400 hours in the past 18 months or a career total of 3,000 hours, (ii) has entered into a collaborative agreement with a licensed dentist, (iii) had documented participation in course in infection control and medical emergencies, and (iv) maintains current CPR certification. Provides that a licensed dentist may not have a collaborative agreement with more than 4 dental hygienists, unless otherwise authorized by the Board. Provides that the collaborative agreement must (i) include certain provisions and it must be signed and maintained by the dentist, the dental hygienist, and the facility, program, or organization, (ii) be reviewed yearly, and (iii) be made available to the Board upon request. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes the authority for dental hygienists to prescribe fluoride, fluoride varnish, antimicrobial solutions, or resorbable antimicrobial agents and to administer local anesthesia.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/13/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/13/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/13/2013SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  2/27/2013SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/5/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/13/2013SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/20/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/20/2013SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities and Pensions
  3/22/2013SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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