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SENATE BILL NO. 157

INTRODUCED BY A. OLSZEWSKI

 

AN ACT REVISING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUPERVISION OF DENTAL AUXILIARY PERSONNEL; PROVIDING FOR GENERAL SUPERVISION OF DENTAL AUXILIARY PERSONNEL BY DENTISTS; AMENDING SECTION 37-4-408, MCA; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:

 

     Section 1.  Section 37-4-408, MCA, is amended to read:

     "37-4-408.  Auxiliary personnel -- employment, duties, and limitations. (1) A dental auxiliary is a person other than a licensed dental hygienist employed by a licensed dentist. The board may, within the limitations of this chapter, adopt rules that define the qualifications and outline the tasks of any unlicensed auxiliary personnel to be employed by a licensed dentist, except that this section may not be construed to allow the board by rule to permit a licensed dentist to delegate to any auxiliary personnel prophylaxis or any of the duties prohibited to dental hygienists under 37-4-401. The performance of intraoral tasks by all a dental auxiliaries auxiliary, as permitted by board rules, must be under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, except as provided in subsection (2).

     (2) A dental auxiliary who holds a certified dental assistant certification from the dental assisting national board may be supervised under general supervision."

 

     Section 2.  Effective date. [This act] is effective on passage and approval.

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