CS/SB 520: Optometry
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.
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
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
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)
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)
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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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