The bill authorizes money from the tobacco master settlement agreement allocated to the state dental loan repayment program to also be used for oral health programs administered by the department of public health and environment. The bill renames the "state dental loan repayment fund" the "state dental loan repayment and oral health programs fund" (fund).
The bill modernizes statutory language relating to the fund.
(Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.)
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)