BEFORE THE BOARD OF DENTISTRY
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the amendment of ARM 24.138.403 ) NOTICE OF AMENDMENT
mandatory certification, 24.138.502 initial licensure ) AND REPEAL
of dentists by examination, 24.138.503 initial )
licensure of hygienists by examination, 24.138.505 )
dentist licensure by credentials, 24.138.506 )
dental hygienist licensure by credentials, 24.138.507 )
dentist licensure by credentials for specialists, )
24.138.508 dental hygiene local anesthetic agent )
certification, 24.138.511 denturist application )
requirements, 24.138.514 application to convert an )
inactive status license to an active status license, )
24.138.518 renewals, 24.138.525 reactivation of an )
expired license, 24.138.530 licensure of retired )
or nonpracticing dentist or dental hygienist for )
volunteer service, and repeal of 24.138.524 )
reactivation of a lapsed license )
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On July 26, 2007, the Board of Dentistry (board) published MAR Notice No. 24-138-63 regarding the public hearing on proposed amendment and repeal of the above-stated rules, at page 1004 of the 2007 Montana Administrative Register, issue no. 14.
2. On August 17, 2007, a public hearing was held on the proposed amendment and repeal of the above-stated rules in Helena. No comments or testimony were received.
3. The board has amended ARM 24.138.403, 24.138.502, 24.138.503, 24.138.505, 24.138.506, 24.138.507, 24.138.508, 24.138.511, 24.138.514, 24.138.518, 24.138.525, and 24.138.530 exactly as proposed.
4. The board has repealed ARM 24.138.524 exactly as proposed.
BOARD OF DENTISTRY
PAUL SIMS, D.D.S., PRESIDENT
/s/ DARCEE L. MOE /s/ KEITH KELLY
Darcee L. Moe Keith Kelly, Commissioner
Alternate Rule Reviewer DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Certified to the Secretary of State October 29, 2007