Issue Date: March 18, 2016
Volume 43• Issue 6• Page 416
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 44 BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS
10.44.19 Dental Radiation Technologist
Authority: Health Occupations Article, §4-505, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .03 under COMAR 10.44.19 Dental Radiation Technologist. This action was considered by the Board of Dental Examiners at a public meeting held on January 6, 2016, notice of which was given under the Notice of Public Meetings link on the Board’s website pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3-302(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to implement by regulation the Dental Board’s established requirement that an applicant for certification as a dental radiation technologist successfully complete a Board-approved course of at least 24 hours related to Maryland dental radiology.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to email@example.com, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through April 18, 2016. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
A. Except as otherwise provided in these regulations, to qualify to be certified as a dental radiation technologist, an applicant shall be an individual who:
(1)—(4) (text unchanged)
(5) Successfully completes a Board-approved course of at least 24 hours related to Maryland dental radiology; and
[(5)] (6) —[(6)] (7) (text unchanged)
B. (text unchanged)
VAN T. MITCHELL
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene