CHAPTER 104

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 67

AS AMENDED BY

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :

Section 1. Amend §1106(a), Title 24 of the Delaware Code, by inserting therein the following new paragraph:

“(15) Issue a Volunteer License to an individual who is duly licensed as a dentist or dental hygienist in this State or to any individual who has ever been so licensed provided proof of continued competence is provided to the satisfaction of the Board. Such individuals shall certify on the license application that he or she will perform no dental or dental hygiene services for any direct compensation and that he or she volunteers his or her time exclusively in a non-profit dental clinic or non-profit dental service designated by the Delaware Health Care Commission and approved by the Delaware Board of Dental Examiners. A Volunteer License shall be issued at no charge to a qualified individual approved by the Board. All other costs associated with meeting the requirements for such license will remain the responsibility of the applicant. The applicant for a Volunteer License shall be responsible for completing the continuing education required for an active Delaware licensee by the Board and shall adhere to all standards of practice and supervision required of a Delaware licensed dentist or dental hygienist. Any dentist or dental hygienist having a Volunteer License shall not practice dentistry or dental hygiene in this State in any setting other than in an approved non-profit dental clinic or non-profit dental service.”

Approved July 7, 2005