91st General Assembly
Summary of HB0799
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OPTOMTRST-PHARM AGENTS                                                     

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987.  Limits  the      
   conditions  under  which visual screening programs may be conducted by      
   charitable organizations.  Provides that a licensed optometrist  shall      
   retain certain records for a period designated by the Department (now,      
   3 years from the date service was rendered).  Provides that the public      
   member of the Optometric Licensing and Disciplinary Board shall  be  a      
   voting member and that both the chairperson and vice-chairperson shall      
   be  licensed  optometrists.  Provides that a licensed optometrist will      
   have   to   maintain   certification   to   use   therapeutic   ocular      
   pharmaceutical agents.  Effective immediately.                              
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Further amends the Illinois  Optometric  Practice  Act  of  1987.      
   Makes  changes  concerning the conduct of visual screening programs by      
   charitable organizations.                                                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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