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2008 House Bill 186: Require certification from dentist for school enrollment

Public Act 92 of 2008

Introduced by Rep. Thomas J. Burch (D) on January 8, 2008 To require a dental health certificate for elementary or secondary school enrollment.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health and Welfare Committee on January 10, 2008
Reported in the House on February 14, 2008 Favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar.
Substitute offered in the House on February 14, 2008 To require a dental examination the first year that a 3, 4, 5 or 6 year-old child is enrolled in a public school, public preschool or Head Start program beginning with the 2011-2012 school year.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on March 4, 2008 To require a dental examination the first year that a 3, 4, 5 or 6 year-old child is enrolled in a public school, public preschool or Head Start program beginning with the 2011-2012 school year.
Amendment offered by Rep. Thomas J. Burch (D) on March 3, 2008 To delete language requiring a dental examination for admittance to a public school, public preschool, or Head Start program to begin with the 2011-2012 school year and replace it with language requiring a dental examination for admittance to a public school, public preschool, or Head Start program to begin with the 2010-2011 school year.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 4, 2008 To delete language requiring a dental examination for admittance to a public school, public preschool, or Head Start program to begin with the 2011-2012 school year and replace it with language requiring a dental examination for admittance to a public school, public preschool, or Head Start program to begin with the 2010-2011 school year.
Passed 91 to 4 in the House on March 4, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To require a dental examination for admittance to a public school, public preschool, or Head Start program to begin with the 2010-2011 school year.
Received in the Senate on March 5, 2008
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on March 7, 2008
Reported in the Senate on March 13, 2008 Favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 13, 2008 To require the Kentucky Board of Education to set up rules requiring five- or six-year-old students in their first year of school to receive a dental screening or examination no later than January 1 of the first year of school. The substitute also requires children who receive services from someone other than a licensed dentist to be referred to a licensed dentist if the initial screening or examination identifies the possibility of dental disease.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 2, 2008 To require the Kentucky Board of Education to set up rules requiring five- or six-year-old students in their first year of school to receive a dental screening or examination no later than January 1 of the first year of school. The substitute also requires children who receive services from someone other than a licensed dentist to be referred to a licensed dentist if the initial screening or examination identifies the possibility of dental disease.
Amendment offered by Sen. Julie Denton (R) on March 17, 2008 To require initial dental screening or examination to be performed by a dentist or dental hygienist.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 2, 2008 To require initial dental screening or examination to be performed by a dentist or dental hygienist.
Amendment offered by Sen. Johnny Ray Turner (D) on March 21, 2008 To permit the board to waive requirements relating to temporary and reciprocal licensure for a dentist or dental hygienist who volunteers services through a nonprofit, all-volunteer charitable organization.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 2, 2008 To permit the board to waive requirements relating to temporary and reciprocal licensure for a dentist or dental hygienist who volunteers services through a nonprofit, all-volunteer charitable organization.
Amendment offered by Sen. Johnny Ray Turner (D) on March 21, 2008 To permit the board to waive requirements relating to temporary and reciprocal licensure for a dentist or dental hygienist who volunteers services through a nonprofit, all-volunteer charitable organization.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 2, 2008 To permit the board to waive requirements relating to temporary and reciprocal licensure for a dentist or dental hygienist who volunteers services through a nonprofit, all-volunteer charitable organization.
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on April 2, 2008.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To require a dental examination for admittance to a public school, public preschool, or Head Start program to begin with the 2010-2011 school year.
Received in the House on April 2, 2008 To require a dental examination for admittance to a public school, public preschool, or Head Start program to begin with the 2010-2011 school year.
Signed by Gov. Steve Beshear on April 14, 2008

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