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TITLE 67
STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 54
COMMISSION FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED
67-5402.  Definitions. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires:
(1)  "Commission" means the Idaho commission for the blind and visually impaired.
(2)  "Blind" or "visually impaired" means a person whose visual acuity with correcting lenses is not better than 20/200 in the better eye; or a person whose vision in the better eye is restricted to a field which subtends an angle of not greater than 20 degrees; or a person who is functionally blind; or a person who is without any sight.
(3)  "Functionally blind" means a person with a visual impairment which constitutes or results in a substantial impediment to employment, or substantially limits one (1) or more major life activities.
(4)  "Prevention of blindness and sight restoration" means treatment or operations to prevent blindness or restore vision to applicants or recipients of services to the blind without financial resources to procure such services for themselves, who request and make written application for such treatment or operation.

History:
[67-5402, added 1967, ch. 373, sec. 2, p. 1071; am. 1967 (1st E.S.), ch. 14, sec. 1, p. 41; am. 1973, ch. 103, sec. 1, p. 176; am. 1982, ch. 350, sec. 2, p. 867; am. 1987, ch. 74, sec. 1, p. 145; am. 1994, ch. 159, sec. 5, p. 365; am. 2003, ch. 127, sec. 1, p. 378.]


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