IL HB2676 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-3)
Status: Passed on July 12 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-12 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0064
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Dental Practice Act. Changes the definition of "public health dental hygienist." Provides that the requirement that a public health dental hygienist have additional structured courses in dental education in advanced areas specific to public health dentistry shall include emergency procedures for medically compromised patients, pharmacology, medical recordkeeping procedures, geriatric dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and pathology provided by an educational institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, such as a dental school or dental hygiene program, or a statewide dental association, approved by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to provide continuing education, that has developed and conducted training programs for expanded functions for dental assistants and hygienists. Provides that the training program must include a minimum of 26 hours of didactic study; include 8 hours of in-person classroom experience with an outcome assessment examination that tests the competency of the didactic subjects required by the Act; require the hygienist to complete an 8-hour, on-site mentoring experience monitored by the dentist who will have a public health supervision agreement with the hygienist; issue a certificate of completion of the training program, which must be kept on file at the supervising dentist's office and which will be made available to the Department upon request; and operate in a public health setting pursuant to a written public health supervision agreement with a dentist who is working in or has contracted with a local or State government agency or institution or who is providing services as part of a certified school-based program or school-based oral health program. Effective immediately.

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Roll Calls

2019-05-16 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 55 N: 0 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-11 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-12HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0064
2019-07-12HouseGovernor Approved
2019-06-14HouseSent to the Governor
2019-05-16HousePassed Both Houses
2019-05-16SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
2019-05-14SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2019
2019-05-14SenateSecond Reading
2019-05-09SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
2019-05-09SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2019
2019-05-09SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities; 007-000-000
2019-05-08SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
2019-05-03SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
2019-05-02SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2019-05-01SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
2019-04-24SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
2019-04-11SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-04-11SenateFirst Reading
2019-04-11SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
2019-04-11SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2019-04-11SenateArrive in Senate
2019-04-11HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
2019-04-11HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2019-04-11HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
2019-04-11HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-11HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
2019-04-11HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
2019-04-11HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2019-04-09HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
2019-04-04HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-04HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-03HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-04-03HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
2019-04-02HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-04-02HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-29HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-03-27HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 015-000-000
2019-03-27HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
2019-03-26HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
2019-03-25HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2019-03-25HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
2019-02-26HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
2019-02-14HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-02-14HouseFirst Reading
2019-02-14HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski

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ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
2252513.5New CodeSee Bill Text
225254Amended CodeCitation Text

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