Teledentistry; definitions, establishes requirements for practice, digital scans, etc. (SB122)

Introduced By

Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


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 incorporates SB 210 and SB 884 and is identical to HB 165. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/16/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103303D
12/16/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB122)
01/16/2020Assigned Education sub: Health Professions
01/23/2020Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2020Incorporates SB210 (Locke)
01/23/2020Incorporates SB884 (DeSteph)
01/23/2020Committee substitute printed 20106458D-S1
01/24/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2020Read second time
01/27/2020Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20106458D-S1
01/27/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB122S1
01/28/2020Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB122S1)
02/03/2020Placed on Calendar
02/03/2020Read first time
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/18/2020Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Read second time
02/21/2020Read third time
02/21/2020Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/21/2020VOTE: Block Vote Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2020Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB122ER)
02/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB122ER)
02/25/2020Signed by Speaker
02/26/2020Signed by President
03/03/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 6, 2020
03/03/2020Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on February 3, 2020
03/03/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 10, 2020
03/10/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 220 (effective 7/1/20)
03/10/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0220)