Status Summary

The bill was heard and passed in Senate Ways and Means, sent to Rules, pulled in Senate Rules and is now on the Senate floor awaiting a vote. SB6549 was passed by the Senate, 47-0-0-2, and referred to the House Health Care and Wellness committee. Heard in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness on 2/21. On 2/23, exec. action taken; passed and referred to Appropriations. Heard in Appropriations on 2/24. Exec. action taken on 2/26; majority passed and referred to Rules. On 2/27, placed on second reading by Rules. On 2/28, Rules suspended and placed on third reading. Passed on third reading; yeas, 98; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused On 3/5, President signed and on 3/6, Speaker signed. On 3/6, the bill was delivered to the Governor. He has not yet taken action on it. (updated 3/8)

Legislative Session

2018

Status

In Progress

Sponsor

Sen. Rolfes

SB6549 expands access to baby and child dentistry programs to children with disabilities until the age of 13. The program shall cover all services and benefits.

To receive certification to provide program services to children with disabilities, a dentist must have completed a course on treating children with disabilities.