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(225 ILCS 80/14)
(from Ch. 111, par. 3914)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
A person shall be qualified for initial licensure as an optometrist
if that person has applied in writing in form and substance satisfactory to
the Department and who:
(2) has graduated, after January 1, 1994, from a
program of optometry education approved by the Department or has graduated, prior to January 1, 1994, and has met substantially equivalent criteria established by the Department;
(3) (blank); and
(4) has met all examination requirements including
the passage of a nationally recognized examination authorized by the Department. Each applicant shall be tested on theoretical knowledge and clinical practice skills.
(Source: P.A. 99-909, eff. 1-1-17.)