assembly Bill A2202A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires optical stores to be registered with the education department

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2010 print number 2202a
Mar 09, 2010 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2010 referred to higher education
Jan 15, 2009 referred to higher education

A2202 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 144-A §7130, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3196
2013-2014: A6810
2015-2016: A3644

A2202 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires optical stores which engage in the sale of prescription eye glasses or contact lenses to be registered with the education department; requires such stores to be under the direct supervision of a physician, ophthalmic dispenser or optometrist; directs department of education to promulgate rules and regulations necessary therefor; requires all optical stores to conspicuously display registration (view more) makes related provisions.

A2202 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2202

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MORELLE, CLARK, CYMBROWITZ, DIAZ, HOOPER, MAYER-
  SOHN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. MILLMAN, ORTIZ, PERRY,  WEISEN-
  BERG -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to registering and oper-
  ating optical stores

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 144-A
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 144-A
                             OPTICAL STORES
SECTION 7130. OPTICAL STORES.
  S 7130. OPTICAL STORES. 1. NO PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION
SHALL ENGAGE IN THE SALE OF PRESCRIPTION EYE GLASSES OR CONTACT  LENSES,
UNLESS THE ESTABLISHMENT AT WHICH OR THROUGH WHICH SUCH SALE IS EXECUTED
IS REGISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT AS AN OPTICAL STORE.
  2.  A.  OBTAINING A REGISTRATION. AN OPTICAL STORE SHALL BE REGISTERED
AS FOLLOWS:
  (1) THE APPLICATION SHALL BE MADE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE  DEPART-
MENT.
  (2)  THE  APPLICATION  SHALL  BE  ACCOMPANIED  BY A FEE OF ONE HUNDRED
EIGHTY DOLLARS.
  (3) A SEPARATE  REGISTRATION  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  FOR  EACH  SEPARATE
LOCATION AT WHICH EYE GLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES ARE SOLD.
  B.  RENEWAL  OF REGISTRATION. ALL REGISTERED OPTICAL STORE'S REGISTRA-
TIONS SHALL BE RENEWED TRIENNIALLY. THE REGISTRATION RENEWAL APPLICATION
SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FEE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS. SUCH RENEWAL SHALL
INCLUDE THE SUBMISSION OF SUCH INFORMATION AS MAY  BE  REQUIRED  BY  THE
DEPARTMENT,  PURSUANT  TO  REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER, ATTESTING TO
THE ADEQUACY OF THE FACILITY AND SUCH OTHER STANDARDS DEEMED APPROPRIATE
BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  C. DISPLAY OF REGISTRATION. THE REGISTRATION  SHALL  BE  CONSPICUOUSLY
DISPLAYED  AT  ALL  TIMES  IN THE REGISTERED OPTICAL STORE. THE NAME AND
ADDRESS OF THE OWNER OF A REGISTERED OPTICAL STORE SHALL BE CONSPICUOUS-

A2202A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 144-A §7130, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A3196
2013-2014: A6810
2015-2016: A3644

A2202A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires optical stores which engage in the sale of prescription eye glasses or contact lenses to be registered with the education department; requires such stores to be under the direct supervision of a physician, ophthalmic dispenser or optometrist; directs department of education to promulgate rules and regulations necessary therefor; requires all optical stores to conspicuously display registration (view more) makes related provisions.

A2202A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A2202A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2202--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. MORELLE, CLARK, CYMBROWITZ, HOOPER, MAYERSOHN --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. MILLMAN, ORTIZ,  PERRY,  WEISENBERG  --
  read  once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with  Assem-
  bly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to registering and  oper-
  ating optical stores

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article  144-A
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 144-A
                             OPTICAL STORES
SECTION 7130. OPTICAL STORES.
  S 7130. OPTICAL STORES. 1. NO PERSON, FIRM, CORPORATION OR ASSOCIATION
SHALL  ENGAGE IN THE SALE OF PRESCRIPTION EYE GLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES,
UNLESS THE ESTABLISHMENT AT WHICH OR THROUGH WHICH SUCH SALE IS EXECUTED
IS REGISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT AS AN OPTICAL STORE.
  2. A. OBTAINING A REGISTRATION. AN OPTICAL STORE SHALL  BE  REGISTERED
AS FOLLOWS:
  (1)  THE APPLICATION SHALL BE MADE ON A FORM PRESCRIBED BY THE DEPART-
MENT.
  (2) THE APPLICATION SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED  BY  A  FEE  OF  ONE  HUNDRED
EIGHTY  DOLLARS;  PROVIDED  HOWEVER  THAT  PROFESSIONAL  SERVICE LIMITED
LIABILITY CORPORATIONS ARE NOT SUBJECT TO SUCH FEE.
  (3) A SEPARATE  REGISTRATION  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  FOR  EACH  SEPARATE
LOCATION AT WHICH EYE GLASSES OR CONTACT LENSES ARE SOLD.
  B.  RENEWAL  OF REGISTRATION. ALL REGISTERED OPTICAL STORE'S REGISTRA-
TIONS SHALL BE RENEWED TRIENNIALLY. THE REGISTRATION RENEWAL APPLICATION
SHALL BE ACCOMPANIED BY A FEE OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS. SUCH RENEWAL SHALL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04924-02-0

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