PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
***** 333.16621 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE MARCH 27, 2019: See 333.16621.amended *****
333.16621 Michigan board of dentistry; creation; appointment and qualifications of members; meetings; voting.
(1) The Michigan board of dentistry is created in the department. Subject to subsection (2), the board consists of the following 19 voting members who meet the requirements of part 161:
(a) Eight dentists. Subject to subsection (3), 1 or more of the dentists appointed under this subdivision may have a health profession specialty certification issued under section 16608.
(b) Subject to subsection (3), 2 dentists who have been issued a health profession specialty certification under section 16608.
(c) Four dental hygienists.
(d) Two dental assistants.
(e) Three public members.
(2) A dentist, dental hygienist, public member, or other individual who is a member of the board on July 14, 2000 may serve out his or her term.
(3) The board meeting dates and times shall be concurred in by a vote of not less than 13 board members. One member of the board shall be a dentist who is a dental school faculty member.
(4) A board member licensed to practice as a dental hygienist or a dental assistant votes as an equal member of the board in all matters except those designated in section 16148(1) or (2) that apply only to dentists and not to dental hygienists or dental assistants.
History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978
Am. 1998, Act 436, Imd. Eff. Dec. 30, 1998
Am. 2000, Act 160, Imd. Eff. June 14, 2000
Am. 2002, Act 590, Imd. Eff. Oct. 17, 2002
Popular Name: Act 368
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