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§30-4-6. Rule-making authority.

(a) The board shall propose rules for legislative approval, in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code to implement the provisions of this article and articles four-a and four-b of this chapter including:

(1) Standards and requirements for licenses, certifications and permits;

(2) Requirements for third parties to prepare and/or administer examinations and reexaminations;

(3) Educational and experience requirements;

(4) Continuing education requirements and approval of continuing education courses;

(5) Procedures for the issuance and renewal of licenses, certifications and permits;

(6) Establish a fee schedule;

(7) Regulate dental specialities;

(8) Delegate procedures to be performed by a dental hygienist;

(9) Delegate procedures to be performed by a dental assistant;

(10) Designate the services and procedures performed under direct supervision, general supervision in public health practice;

(11) Designate additional public health settings;

(12) Regulate the use of firm or trade names;

(13) Regulate dental corporations;

(14) Regulate mobile dental facilities;

(15) Regulate portable dental units;

(16) Regulate professional limited liability companies;

(17) Establish professional conduct requirements;

(18) Establish the procedures for denying, suspending, revoking, reinstating or limiting the practice of licensees, certifications and permitees;

(19) Standards and requirements for agreements with organizations to form professional recovery networks;

(20) Establish an alcohol and chemical dependency treatment program, including standards and requirements;

(21) Establish requirements for inactive or revoked licenses, certifications and permits;

(22) Regulate dental anesthesia, including:

(A) Fees;

(B) Evaluations;

(C) Equipment;

(D) Emergency drugs;

(E) Definitions;

(F) Qualified monitor requirements; and

(G) Education;

(23) Any other rules necessary to implement this article.

(b) All of the board's rules in effect and not in conflict with these provisions shall remain in effect until they are amended or rescinded.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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