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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5616

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 2222

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. MORRIS, 140th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSURE OF ADVANCED DENTAL HYGIENE PRACTITIONERS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 379a of the general statutes be amended to provide for the licensure of advanced dental hygiene practitioners by the Department of Public Health.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase access to dental care for underserved populations through recognition and use of advanced dental hygiene practitioners in public health settings.