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
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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