SB 1168: Optometry
GENERAL BILL by Latvala
Optometry; Specifying that the Board of Optometry has the sole authority to determine what constitutes the practice of optometry; restricting what a licensed practitioner may administer or prescribe if he or she does not complete a certain board-approved course and examination; requiring a licensed practitioner to complete a board-approved course and examination to become a certified optometrist in ophthalmic surgery, etc.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Health Policy (HP)
- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
- Appropriations (AP)
Date Chamber Action 2/23/2017 Senate • Filed
3/6/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 124
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 124
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy
SB 1168, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/23/2017 at 10:46 AM
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 1037 (c1) Optometry Health Quality Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Citations - Statutes (10)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 463.002 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf) 463.005 Authority of the board. Page 6 (pdf) 463.0055 Administration and prescription of ocular pharmaceutical agents. Page 6 (pdf) 463.0056 Page 11 (pdf) 463.007 Renewal of license; continuing education. Page 15 (pdf) 463.009 Supportive personnel. Page 15 (pdf) 463.013 Optometric services for certain public agencies. Page 16 (pdf) 463.0135 Standards of practice. Page 16 (pdf) 463.014 Certain acts prohibited. Page 14 (pdf) 641.31 Health maintenance contracts. Page 17 (pdf)
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.