June 22, 2009
June 4, 2009(Key vote)
Title: Dentistry in Schools
Vote Smart's Synopsis:
Vote to pass a bill that regulates the provision of dental services at mobile dental clinics.
-Requires the Louisiana State Board of Dentistry to adopt rules regulating dental services at mobile dental clinics (Sec. 1).
-Requires that dentists working at a mobile dental clinic receive a permit from the Louisiana Board of Dentistry and permission from the school or location in which their clinic is established (Sec. 1).
-Requires all mobile dental practices to be in compliance with these rules by January 1, 2010 (Sec. 1).
-Requires any dentist providing mobile dental services to maintain a minimum of one million dollars in medical malpractice liability insurance (Sec. 1).