SJ 317 Study; access to and costs of oral health care.
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Summary as introduced:

Study; access to and costs of oral health care. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study access to and the costs of oral health care. In conducting its study, the joint subcommittee shall (i) ascertain the state of oral health in Virginia; (ii) identify and evaluate oral health care needs by demographic characteristics in the Commonwealth; (iii) determine the number of persons without adequate or any dental insurance; (iv) determine the number of dental visits each year by age, gender, services rendered, and costs of services; and (v) recommend strategies to promote and increase good oral health in the Commonwealth, including, but not limited to, issues relating to access to oral care by poor, low-income, and minority persons, and ways to provide affordable oral health care for all persons. The joint subcommittee shall submit an executive summary of its findings and recommendations no later than the first day of the 2004 Regular Session of the General Assembly, indicating whether the joint subcommittee intends to submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a report of its findings and recommendations for publication as a document.

Full text:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/06/03 038004460  pdf

Status:
01/08/03  Senate: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/06/03 038004460
01/08/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Rules
01/27/03  Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Rules (13-Y 1-N)