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CS/SB 520: Optometry

GENERAL BILL by 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: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/21/2018 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/26/18, 2:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • 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, 110 Senate Office Building

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  • CS/SB 520, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/8/2018 at 7:45 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 1/23/2018 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 1/25/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 7059 (e1) Optometry Health and Human Services Committee Similar Last Action: 2/21/2018 S Received -SJ 382
    H 1047 (c1) Department of Health Gonzalez Compare Last Action: 2/21/2018 H CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    1/24/2018 2:00 PM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    463.0057 Optometric faculty certificate. Page 1 (pdf)
    463.006 Licensure and certification by examination. Page 3 (pdf)

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  • SB 520, Original Filed Version Posted 10/12/2017 at 10:37 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 12/4/2017 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 12/6/2017 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    510350 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Health Policy
    (Latvala)
    12/5/2017
    8:10 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    12/5/2017
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    12/5/2017 10:00 AM Health Policy 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    463.006 Licensure and certification by examination. Page 1 (pdf)

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