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OPTOMETRISTS - Amends, adds to and repeals existing law relating to optometrists to define terms; to provide for penalties; to provide that an optician lawfully practicing opticianry within the state is not in violation of the chapter; to provide penalties and remedies regarding nonlicensed persons; to remove outdated language; to provide qualifications for members of the State Board of Optometry; repealing code provisions regarding qualifications for members of the State Board of Optometry; to revise the powers and duties of the board; to remove a power and duty of the board; to revise a ground for license discipline; to remove certain printing and distribution requirements; and to provide for an availability requirement.

  02/16 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 
  02/17 Rpt prt - to Health/Wel 
  02/25 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 
  02/26 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 
  03/03 3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-1
AYES--Andreason, Bair, Bilyeu, Bock, Brackett, Broadsword, Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Geddes, Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, LeFavour, Lodge, McGee, McKague, Mortimer, Pearce, Sagness(Malepeai), Schroeder, Siddoway, Smyser, Stegner, Thorson(Stennett), Werk, Winder
Absent and excused--McKenzie
Floor Sponsor - Broadsword
Title apvd - to House
  03/04 House intro - 1st rdg - to Health/Wel 
  03/13 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 
  03/16 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 
  03/30 3rd rdg - PASSED - 69-0-1
AYES -- Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Boyle, Burgoyne, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Cronin, Durst, Eskridge, Gibbs, Hagedorn, Hart, Hartgen, Harwood, Henderson, Higgins, Jaquet, Jarvis, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Palmer, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler(Marano), Schaefer, Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08), Shirley, Simpson, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson, Takasugi, Thayn, Thompson, Trail, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Anderson
Floor Sponsor - Thompson
Title apvd - to Senate
  03/31 To enrol 
  04/01 Rpt enrol - Pres signed 
  04/02 Sp signed 
  04/03 To Governor 
  04/08 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 118
Effective: 07/01/09