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Maryland Dentistry Act - Scope of Practice and Penalties for Violations

Sponsored by:

Delegate Angel


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a person from being considered to be practicing dentistry or violating certain provisions of law based solely on whether the person provides certain services or engages in certain acts; providing that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a dentist or a dental practice from contracting to receive certain services or benefiting from certain acts; providing penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry of a fine not to exceed $3,000 per day or imprisonment not exceeding 18 months; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Angel
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1256
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1584 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Dental Hygienists
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(4-101, 4-301, 4-601, 4-606)

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March 8, 2018 5:44 A.M.