PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
54-1520. license — Qualifications of applicants — issuance. (1) Every applicant for a license to practice optometry shall:
(a) Not have been convicted, found guilty, or received a withheld judgment or suspended sentence in this state or in any other state of a crime that is deemed relevant in accordance with section 67-9411(1), Idaho Code;
(b) Be more than twenty-one (21) years of age;
(c) Present certified evidence of graduation from an accredited college or university of optometry that meets the requirements in rules of the board;
(d) Pass an examination as provided in rules of the board; and
(e) Be certified to use therapeutic pharmaceutical agents as provided in section 54-1501(3), Idaho Code, and in rules of the board.
(2) An applicant meeting the qualifications required in this chapter shall be issued a license to practice optometry in this state.
[54-1520, added 1972, ch. 91, sec. 2, p. 179; am. 2017, ch. 230, sec. 1, p. 557; am. 2022, ch. 246, sec. 13, p. 797.]