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HB 1353 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to liability of volunteer health care providers and health care institutions for care, assistance, or advice provided in relation to a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2275 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
SB 510 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2270 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to employment policies for certain health care providers employed by medical and dental units. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1201 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2007 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain military dentists and dental hygienists who provide voluntary charity dental or dental hygiene care. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 430 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2849 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the qualifications for a coronal polishing certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3348 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 1400 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 796 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to consent before a dentist or dental hygienist may clean teeth without performing an x-ray. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1569 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1581 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the regulation of dental assistants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1612 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 857 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 858 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 168 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 456 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3670 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 4679 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental laboratories; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 97 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 455 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 536 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 887 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental laboratories; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 903 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain dental hygienists to administer a local anesthetic agent under supervision. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1065 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the authority of a dental assistant to apply a pit and fissure sealant. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2850 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the authority of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to regulate veterinary dentistry technicians. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2993 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
SB 692 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the authority of a dental assistant to perform coronal polishing and apply a pit and fissure sealant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 974 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1432 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of dental assistants who make dental x-rays. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3003 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to prescribe and administer fluoride varnish. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3027 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3336 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to dental hygiene services or procedures provided under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3342 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to certain anesthesia services provided by dental hygienists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 632 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the requirements for issuance of a dental x-ray certificate to a dental assistant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 726 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to administer fluoride varnish. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1163 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2597 78-0 (2003) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to administer a local anesthetic agent. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2715 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to dental hygiene services or procedures provided under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 1571 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the regulation of dental laboratories and dental technicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 109 77-0 (2001) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to delegation of certain acts by dentists. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 411 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to delegation of certain acts by dentists. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1575 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain dental hygienists. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2298 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the training of dental hygienists House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3507 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the regulation of dentistry and the provision of dental services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 114 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to delegation of certain acts by dentists. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1437 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to the training of dental hygienists. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2635 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of dental hygienists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2934 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain permitted duties of dental assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2935 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the performance of certain dental procedures by dental hygienists and dental assistants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 1347 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to certain permitted duties of dental assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1899 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the regulation of dental hygienists, and to the reorganization and continuation of the Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee as the Dental Hygiene Committee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 823 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the regulation of dental hygienists and to the reorganization and continuation of the Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee as the Dental Hygiene Committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Record vote
HB 742 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the regulation of dentistry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1229 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the duties of a dental hygienist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 239 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, and dental labs. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken in committee
SB 787 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the duties of a dental hygienist. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken in committee
SB 82 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to a requirement that a dental hygienist receive training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation except under certain circumstances; absolving a dental hygienist from liability except in certain situations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1387 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to penalties for the unlawful practice of dentistry and dental hygiene. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
SB 254 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to continuation of the State Board of Dental Examiners and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental technicians, and dental laboratories. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 335 67-0 (1981) Author: Williams, Lindon
Sponsor: Crawford, Bo
Relating to the State Board of Dental Examiners and to regulation, licensing, and certification of dentists, dental hygienists, dental technicians and assistants, and dental laboratories. House: Government Organization
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 680 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to regulation of dental assistants; providing penalty. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 484 66-0 (1979) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1708 65-0 (1977) Author: Salinas, Froy Relating to the regulation of dental laboratories and dental technicians. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 563 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to dentists and the practice and regulation of dentistry and dental hygienists; providing a general repealing clause; providing for severability. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
HB 677 63-0 (1973) Author: Leland, Mickey Providing for the regulation of the practice of dental technology. House: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 1520 63-0 (1973) Author: Tupper, Jr., Charles
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to unlawful advertising concerning the practice of dentistry and the practice of a dental technician; amending Article 752a, Penal Code of Texas, 1925; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 222 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners; providing for classes of technicians, qualifications, standards, examination, registration, and regulation of dental laboratories and dental technicians and providing for rule-making authority and an advisory board; providing for annual registration and annual fees; making it unlawful for dental laboratories and dental technicians to so operate without being in compliance with this Act; providing for suspension and revocation of certificates; providing for injunction, notice, hearing, and appeal; appropriating fees received for the first biennium; providing a repealing clause; providing a severability clause. House: Human Resources
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 1073 61-0 (1969) Author: Hull, Malcolm Cordell Relating to qualifications of dental hygienists.
HB 70 61-1 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to certain exemptions from the definition of dentistry.
SB 32 61-1 (1969) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to the practice of dentistry, definitions, certain exemptions.
SB 5 61-2 (1969) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to defining certain terms and to certain exemptions from the definition of dentistry.
HB 636 56-0 (1959) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to defining the term dental technician and dental laboratory.
SB 268 56-0 (1959) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to defining the term dental technician and dental laboratory; providing for prescriptions by dentists and the inspection of such prescriptions and to clarify and further define the practice of dentistry.
SB 425 55-0 (1957) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending certain Acts related to dentistry, dental hygiene, and the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
SB 479 55-0 (1957) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al. Relating to amending Statutes and Penal Code pertaining to dentistry, dental hygiene, and the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners.
HB 797 52-0 (1951) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to amending certain statutes to define and regulate the practice of Dental Hygiene, permitting such practice in School Hospitals, State Institutions and Public Health Clinics, vesting regulatory power in the Texas State Board of Dental Examiner providing for examinations; the issuance, renewal, suspension and revocation of certificates; providing for accomplice testimony and right of appeal; providing penalties for violation and certain exceptions.
SB 453 52-0 (1951) Author: Tynan, Walter | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes by defining and regulating the practice of dental hygiene, permitting such practice in schools, hospitals, State institutions and public health clinics, vesting regulatory power in the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners; providing penalties for violation and certain exceptions.

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