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2013 House Bill 4865: Authorize mobile dental facilities

Public Act 100 of 2014

  1. Introduced by Rep. Peter MacGregor (R) on June 20, 2013, to allow dental services to be provided in a mobile dental facility if the state grants a permit, subject to an extensive set of regulations and restrictions specified in the bill.
    • Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on June 20, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on December 3, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on December 11, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Peter MacGregor (R) on December 11, 2013, to clarify a provision related to whether a mobile dentist office can provide x-rays. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Jim Stamas (R) on December 11, 2013, to limit a proposed permit renewal "late fee". The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2013.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Peter MacGregor (R) on December 11, 2013. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on December 11, 2013.
  2. Passed 105 to 3 in the House on December 11, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on December 12, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 12, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on March 25, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Amendment offered by Sen. Jim Marleau (R) on March 25, 2014, to allow rather than require a mobile dentist office to get permission from a nursing home resident's doctor to provide care. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 25, 2014.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on March 26, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 26, 2014.
  4. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on March 25, 2014, to allow dental services to be provided in a mobile dental facility if the state grants a permit, subject to an extensive set of regulations and restrictions specified in the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on March 27, 2014.
  6. Passed 106 to 2 in the House on March 27, 2014, to concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on April 7, 2014.

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