HB17-1010 - Dental Practice Act And Dental Hygiene

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the authority of the Colorado dental board to promulgate rules based on clarifications to existing laws that relate to collaborative dental agreements.

The bill clarifies that the Colorado dental board may promulgate rules for the use of lasers for dental and dental hygiene purposes within the defined scopes of practice and with appropriate supervision. The bill makes clarifications as to what is considered the practice of unsupervised dental hygiene. The bill also corrects a statutory reference.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


Latest update: March 1, 2017
03/01/2017 - Governor Signed
02/27/2017 - Sent to the Governor
02/27/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
02/27/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
02/21/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/17/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/15/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
01/31/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services
01/31/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
01/30/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
01/26/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 01/30/2017 - No Amendments
01/24/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
01/11/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment