NV AB77 | 2019 | 80th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)
Status: Passed on June 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-06-13 - Chapter 568.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [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; providing for certification by endorsement to treat a person diagnosed with glaucoma; 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; 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; revising 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; revising 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; prohibiting a person from directly or indirectly supervising an optometrist under certain circumstances; revising provisions governing service of process and the transmission of certain notices by the Board; authorizing any licensed optometrist to administer topical diagnostic ophthalmic agents; revising provisions governing the issuance of an 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)


Roll Calls

2019-05-31 - Senate - Senate Final Passage (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-05-28 - Assembly - Assembly Final Passage (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-06-13AssemblyChapter 568.
2019-06-12AssemblyApproved by the Governor.
2019-06-07AssemblyEnrolled and delivered to Governor.
2019-06-03AssemblySenate Amendment No. 1051 concurred in. To enrollment.
2019-06-01AssemblyIn Assembly.
2019-06-01SenateFrom printer. To re-engrossment. Re-engrossed. Third reprint. To Assembly.
2019-05-31SenateTo printer.
2019-05-31SenateRead third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved. (Yeas: 20, Nays: None, Excused: 1.)
2019-05-31SenateReprinting dispensed with.
2019-05-31SenateRead third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 1051.)
2019-05-31SenateTaken from Secretary's desk. Placed on General File.
2019-05-31SenateTaken from General File. Placed on Secretary's desk.
2019-05-30SenateRead second time.
2019-05-30SenatePlaced on Second Reading File.
2019-05-30SenateFrom committee: Do pass.
2019-05-28SenateRead first time. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To committee.
2019-05-28SenateIn Senate.
2019-05-28AssemblyRead third time. Passed, as amended. Title approved, as amended. (Yeas: 40, Nays: None, Excused: 1, Vacant: 1.) To Senate.
2019-05-28AssemblyFrom printer. To reengrossment. Reengrossed. Second reprint.
2019-05-27AssemblyRead third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 897.) To printer.
2019-05-27AssemblyPlaced on General File.
2019-05-27AssemblyFrom committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
2019-04-30AssemblyRereferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To committee.
2019-04-30AssemblyTaken from Chief Clerk's desk.
2019-04-24AssemblyFrom printer. To engrossment. Engrossed. First reprint. To Chief Clerk's desk.
2019-04-23AssemblyWaiver granted effective: April 23, 2019.
2019-04-23AssemblyRead third time. Amended. (Amend. No. 641.) Placed on Chief Clerk's desk. To printer.
2019-04-23AssemblyDeclared an emergency measure under the Constitution.
2019-04-23AssemblyFrom committee: Amend, and do pass as amended.
2019-02-04AssemblyRead first time. To committee.
2018-11-26AssemblyFrom printer.
2018-11-20AssemblyPrefiled. Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor. To printer.

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