Teledentistry; definitions, establishes requirements for practice, digital scans, etc. (HB165)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with support from co-patron Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teledentistry. Defines "teledentistry," establishes requirements for the practice of teledentistry and the taking of dental scans for use in teledentistry by dental scan technicians, and clarifies requirements related to the use of digital work orders for dental appliances in the practice of teledentistry. This bill is identical to SB 122. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/23/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101114D
12/23/2019Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB165)
01/15/2020Assigned HWI sub: Health Professions
01/16/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 1-N)
01/21/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2020Committee substitute printed 20106240D-H1
01/23/2020Read first time
01/24/2020Read second time
01/24/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106240D-H1
01/24/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB165H1
01/27/2020Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/2020VOTE: Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB165H1)
01/28/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2020Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2020Read third time
02/17/2020Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB165ER)
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB165ER)
02/19/2020Signed by Speaker
02/20/2020Signed by President
02/24/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on February 24, 2020
02/24/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 2, 2020
03/02/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 37 (effective 7/1/20)
03/02/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0037)