NV AB77 | 2019 | 80th Legislature


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)
Status: N/A - 0% progression
Action: 2018-11-26 - From printer.
Pending: Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


AN ACT relating to optometry; authorizing an assistant to perform activities relating to optometry under certain circumstances; providing for the certification of a mobile optometry clinic; revising the acts which constitute the practice of optometry; revising certain exemptions relating to the practice of optometry; revising provisions governing the Nevada State Board of Optometry and the Executive Director of the Board; authorizing the Executive Director to invest certain money in treasury bills or notes of the United States; revising provisions governing the preparation of a roster of licensees; authorizing the Board to adopt certain policies; requiring the Board to establish, review and revise a schedule of fees; repealing provisions which authorize the Board to impose certain penalties; revising provisions governing the qualification and examination of an applicant for a license to practice optometry; expanding the period required for the renewal of a license to practice optometry; revising provisions governing the restoration of a license to practice optometry; revising the requirements for certification to prescribe pharmaceutical agents; revising provisions governing the issuance of a certificate to treat glaucoma; repealing certain provisions governing disciplinary actions against a licensee; revising provisions relating to the submission of a complaint against a licensee; revising provisions governing the location at which a licensee practices optometry; prohibiting an optometrist from entering into certain leases with a person who is not licensed as an optometrist; revising provisions governing the transmission of certain notices by the Board; authorizing any licensed optometrist to administer topical diagnostic ophthalmic agents; revising provisions governing the imposition of a criminal penalty or administrative fine for certain violations; providing penalties; and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

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Makes various changes to provisions governing the practice of optometry. (BDR 54-366)



2018-11-26AssemblyFrom printer.
2018-11-20AssemblyPrefiled. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To printer.

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