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2018 legislative session.

Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 047 : OPTICIANS

Subchapter 002 : ADMINISTRATION

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 2665)
  • § 2665. Powers and duties of the Director

    (a) The Director shall:

    (1) adopt only those rules necessary for the full and efficient performance of its duties;

    (2) conduct examinations and pass upon the qualifications of applicants for reciprocal registration;

    (3) establish standards of education required of applicants for licensing and establish, by appropriate rules, the minimum standards for any school presenting a course for present or future opticians;

    (4) conduct any necessary hearings in connection with the issuance, renewal, suspension, or revocation of a license;

    (5) [Repealed.]

    (6) adopt rules establishing continuing education requirements and approve continuing education programs to assist a licensee in meeting these requirements.

    (b) The Director shall not:

    (1) adopt any rules prohibiting lawful advertising, the display of ophthalmic materials or merchandise, or limiting the place or location where opticians may practice; or

    (2) adopt any rules specifically designed to limit the number of opticians in this State. (Added 1973, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; amended 1983, No. 233 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2001, No. 129 (Adj. Sess.), § 27, eff. June 13, 2002; 2005, No. 27, § 117; 2005, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 27; 2015, No. 23, § 130; 2017, No. 48, § 18; 2017, No. 74, § 119.)