MAIL ORDER CONTACT LENS ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Contact Lens Act. Provides the circumstances under
which an ophthalmic provider or mail-order ophthalmic provider may
dispense contact lenses in the State or to a patient in the State.
Provides for penalties and enforcement. Amends the Medical Practice
Act of 1987, the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987, and the
Pharmacy Practice Act of 1987 to include violation of the Contact
Lens Act as a ground for discipline.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 60/22
225 ILCS 80/24
225 ILCS 85/30
Adds reference to:
Deletes everything. Creates the Mail Order Contact Lens Act.
Regulates mail-order ophthalmic providers through registration
requirements. Provides that the Department of Professional Regulation
shall establish a schedule of fees by rule. Provides a civil penalty
for violation of the Act.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Defines "physician". Provides that notice of proposed rulemaking
shall be transmitted to the Illinois Optometric Licensing and
Disciplinary Board and the Medical Licensing Board.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0421
Last action date: 99-08-06
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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