CS/HB 631 -  Optometry

by Professions & Public Health Subcommittee and Rizo
Revises member composition requirements for Board of Optometry; revises circumstances under which certified optometrist may administer or prescribe ocular pharmaceutical agents; requires board to adopt negative formulary of ocular pharmaceutical agents certified optometrists are prohibited from administering or prescribing; authorizes certified optometrists to perform laser & non-laser ophthalmic procedures & therapies; requires board to determine required content, grading criteria, & passing score for licensure examination for certified optometrists; authorizes certified optometrists to remove superficial foreign bodies.
Effective Date: July 1, 2021
Last Event: Now in Health & Human Services Committee on Friday, March 26, 2021 3:51 PM

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Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: H Now in Health & Human Services Committee Time: 03/26/2021 - 3:51 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 03/26/2021 - 3:51 PM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/25/2021 - 9:01 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 03/24/2021 - 5:02 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 03/24/2021 - 5:02 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Time: 03/24/2021 - 4:56 PM Member: Committee: Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Time: 03/23/2021 - 5:59 PM Member: Committee: Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee agenda Time: 03/19/2021 - 4:19 PM Member: Committee: Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Now in Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Health & Human Services Committee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Health & Human Services Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Time: 02/18/2021 - 9:50 AM Member: Committee: Professions & Public Health Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 02/01/2021 - 8:18 AM Member: Rizo Committee: Version: __