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HB 7059: Optometry

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Cummings

Optometry; Requires DOH to license applicant for licensure & certification as optometrist when applicant meets specified requirements; removes requirements for examination fees for certification & licensure; requires fee for licensure; revises application requirements to include obtaining passing score on certain licensure examination within specified period; authorizes Board of Optometry to establish rules for passing score; removes specific topics that must be tested on licensure examination.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/14/2018 House - Passed as amended; YEAS 110 NAYS 0 -HJ 584
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/25/2018 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 426
1/26/2018 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 440
2/8/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/14/18
2/14/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 583, 584
• Amendment(s) adopted (063587) -HJ 584
• Read 3rd time -HJ 584
• Passed as amended; YEAS 110 NAYS 0 -HJ 584