47-12-9 to 47-12-11.
Repealed by SL 2017, ch 194, §§ 11 to 13.
47-12-12. Annual renewal of certificate--Conditions.
Each entity subject to this chapter shall annually submit, on or before July first, an application for renewal of its certificate of registration which shall contain the information required by the State Board of Dentistry. Upon application of the entity, accompanied by a renewal fee of twenty-five dollars, the board shall renew the certificate of registration if the board finds the entity has complied with the provisions of this chapter and the regulations prescribed by the board. If a certificate of registration is not renewed on or before July first, the entity's registration under this chapter is automatically suspended until the entity complies with the requirements of this section.
Source: SL 1963, ch 35, § 6; SL 1970, ch 255, § 5; SL 2017, ch 194, § 14.
47-12-13. Condition, limitation, suspension, or revocation of certificate--Grounds--Opportunity for hearing.
The State Board of Dentistry may place a condition, limit, suspend, or revoke any certificate of registration for any of the following reasons:
(1) The revocation or suspension of the license to practice dentistry of any officer, director, manager, member, partner, shareholder, or employee not promptly removed or discharged by the entity;
(2) Unethical professional conduct, professional incompetence, or unprofessional or dishonorable conduct under chapter 36-6A on the part of any officer, director, manager, member, partner, shareholder, or employee not promptly removed or discharged by the entity;
(3) The death of the last remaining licensed member, partner, or shareholder; or
(4) Upon finding that the certificate holder failed to comply with the provisions of this chapter or the regulations prescribed by the board.
If the board places on condition, limits, suspends, or revokes a certificate of registration, the affected entity shall be afforded an opportunity for hearing pursuant to chapter 1-26.
Source: SL 1963, ch 35, § 10; SL 2017, ch 194, § 15.
Each hearing and other proceeding under this chapter shall be conducted in accordance with chapter 1-26. Any final decision of the State Board of Dentistry under § 47-12-8 or 47-12-13 may be appealed to circuit court in accordance with chapter 1-26 within thirty days. Prior to taking any appeal to circuit court, the entity shall first exhaust all available remedies under this chapter and chapter 1-26. Notice of appeal to circuit court shall be served upon the board by service upon the secretary of state, as registered agent for the board under this chapter, an attested copy thereof within thirty days after the board has notified the appellant of its decision.
Source: SL 1963, ch 35, § 11; SL 2017, ch 194, § 16.
Repealed by SL 2017, ch 194, §§ 17, 18.
47-12-17. Dentist-patient relationship unaffected.
This chapter does not alter any law applicable to the relationship between a dentist furnishing dental service and a person receiving such service, including liability arising out of such service.
Source: SL 1963, ch 35, § 15.
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Repealed by SL 2017, ch 194, § 19.
47-12-19. Severability and saving clause.
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions or applications of this chapter which can be given effect without the invalid provision or application, and to this end the provisions of this chapter are declared to be severable.
Source: SL 1963, ch 35, § 19.
47-12-20. Conflict with chapter 36-6A.
If any provision of this chapter conflicts with chapter 36-6A, the provisions of chapter 36-6A shall take precedence.
Source: SL 1963, ch 35, § 3; SL 1971, ch 213, § 41; SL 2017, ch 194, § 20.
47-12-21. Citation of chapter.
This chapter may be cited as "The Dental Corporation Act."
Source: SL 1963, ch 35, § 1.