MD HB921 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 5 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-05 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Altering the definition of "practice dentistry" to include the collection of oral saliva samples to screen for lead poisoning; authorizing a dentist to collect oral saliva samples to screen for lead poisoning in individuals under the age of 19 years; requiring a dentist to send a certain sample for analysis to a certain laboratory; requiring a dentist to send a certain notice to certain parents or legal guardians on receipt of the results of a certain saliva lead poisoning screen test; etc.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Professional trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Dentists - Saliva Lead Poisoning Screening Tests - Scope of Practice and Requirements



2020-02-05HouseHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-05HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health Occupations4101(n/a)See Bill Text
Health Occupations4509(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments