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92_HB0752enr HB0752 Enrolled LRB9203799LBgc 1 AN ACT concerning dental hygiene. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Illinois Dental Practice Act is amended 5 by changing Section 13 as follows: 6 (225 ILCS 25/13) (from Ch. 111, par. 2313) 7 Sec. 13. Qualifications of Applicants for Dental 8 Hygienists. Every person who desires to obtain a license as 9 a dental hygienist shall apply to the Department in writing, 10 upon forms prepared and furnished by the Department. Each 11 application shall contain proof of the particular 12 qualifications required of the applicant, shall be verified 13 by the applicant, under oath, and shall be accompanied by the 14 required examination fee. 15 The Department shall require that every applicant for a 16 license as a dental hygienist shall: 17 (1) (Blank). 18 (2) Be a graduate of high school or its equivalent. 19 (3) Present satisfactory evidence of having successfully 20 completed
received2 academic years of credit at a dental 21 hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental 22 Accreditation of the American Dental Association or its23 equivalent in an approved program of dental hygiene. 24 (4) Submit evidence that he holds a currently valid 25 certification to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The 26 Department shall adopt rules establishing criteria for 27 certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The rules of 28 the Department shall provide for variances only in instances 29 where the applicant is physically disabled and therefore 30 unable to secure such certification. 31 (5) (Blank). HB0752 Enrolled -2- LRB9203799LBgc 1 (6) Pass an examination authorized or given by the 2 Department in the subjects usually taught in approved 3 programs of dental hygiene, which examination shall determine 4 the qualifications of applicants to perform the operative 5 procedures of dental hygiene. The Department may recognize a 6 certificate granted by the National Board of Dental Examiners 7 in lieu of, or subject to, such examination. 8 (Source: P.A. 89-80, eff. 6-30-95; 89-116, eff. 7-7-95; 9 89-387, eff. 8-20-95.) 10 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 11 becoming law.
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