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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 030 : OPTOMETRY


(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1707)
  • § 1707. Qualifications; term of office; removal

    (a) A state board of optometry is created which shall be the continuation of and successor to the state board of examiners in optometry heretofore established by chapter 29 of this title.

    (b) The board shall consist of five members, three of whom shall be residents of the state, have had at least five years' experience in the practice of optometry in the state, and are in the active practice of optometry at the time of their appointment; and two members who shall be representatives of the public, who shall be residents of the state for five years and who shall have no financial interest in the profession other than as a consumer or potential consumer of its services.

    (c) Board members shall be appointed by the governor pursuant to 3 V.S.A. §§ 129b and 2004.

    (d) [Deleted.]  (Added 1979, No. 158 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2005, No. 27, § 46.)