An Act To Benefit the Education of Denturism Students
Sec. 1. 32 MRSA §1100-E-2 is enacted to read:
§ 1100-E-2. Permits for externship
The board may issue a permit to a bona fide denturist student of a school acceptable to the board to allow that student, after the completion of satisfactory training, to perform, commensurate with the student's level of training and under the supervision of a licensed dentist or denturist or instructional facility acceptable to the board, limited denturist services in private practice or institutional and public health service programs within the State if the student presents satisfactory proof of academic affiliation and good academic standing and the board determines that the student has not violated this chapter or the rules of the board.
The board, prior to the issuance of a permit under this section, shall determine that the supervision and control of the services to be performed by the student are adequate and that the performance of these services by the student adds to the student's knowledge and skill in the practice of denturism. A permit issued under this section is valid for one year from the date of issuance and may be renewed one time only for the purpose of completing supervised training experience. The board shall adopt rules to implement this section. Rules adopted pursuant to this section are routine technical rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A.
For the purposes of this section, "denturist services" means services provided through the practice of denturism.