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CS/CS/SB 520: Optometry

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Health Policy ; Young ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell

Optometry; Requiring an applicant for licensure as an optometrist to submit proof to the Department of Health that she or he meets certain requirements; providing that an applicant must pass the licensure examination within a specified timeframe as a condition of licensure as an optometrist and certification to administer and prescribe ocular pharmaceutical agents, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 3/2/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7059 (Ch. 2018-78) -SJ 546
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/12/2017 Senate • Filed
10/26/2017 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 41
11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
12/5/2017 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 102
12/6/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2017 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 102
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 41
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 97
1/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 01/24/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/24/2018 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 226
1/25/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 226
2/21/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/18, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
2/28/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/01/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/1/2018 Senate • CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 436
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 436
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18 -SJ 564
• CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 436
3/2/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 546
• Substituted HB 7059 -SJ 546
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7059 (Ch. 2018-78) -SJ 546