assembly Bill A3196B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires optical stores to be registered with the education department

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2012 print number 3196b
May 30, 2012 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Jun 13, 2011 print number 3196a
Jun 13, 2011 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 24, 2011 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A3196 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3662
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 144-A §7130, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2202
2013-2014: A6810, S1077
2015-2016: A3644, S2982
2017-2018: S713

A3196 - 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.

A3196 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3196

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

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

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
INCLUDE  THE  SUBMISSION  OF  SUCH INFORMATION AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY THE
DEPARTMENT, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS OF THE  COMMISSIONER,  ATTESTING  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05357-01-1

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A3196A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3662
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 144-A §7130, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2202
2013-2014: A6810, S1077
2015-2016: A3644, S2982
2017-2018: S713

A3196A - 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.

A3196A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3196--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MORELLE, CLARK, CYMBROWITZ, HOOPER -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  -- M.  of A. MILLMAN, ORTIZ, PERRY, WEISENBERG -- read once
  and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  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:  A.    REGISTERED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT  AS AN OPTICAL STORE, OR B. A
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION.
  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.
                                                           LBD05357-02-1

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A3196B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3662
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 144-A §7130, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A2202
2013-2014: A6810, S1077
2015-2016: A3644, S2982
2017-2018: S713

A3196B (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.

A3196B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3196--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MORELLE, CLARK, CYMBROWITZ, HOOPER -- Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  -- M.  of A. MILLMAN, ORTIZ, PERRY, WEISENBERG -- read once
  and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Education
  in accordance with Assembly 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: A. REGISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT AS AN OPTICAL STORE, OR B. A PROFES-
SIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION, A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, A  PROFESSIONAL
SERVICE  LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANY,  OR A REGISTERED LIMITED LIABILITY
PARTNERSHIP.
  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 CORPORATIONS,
LIMITED  LIABILITY  COMPANIES,  PROFESSIONAL  SERVICE  LIMITED LIABILITY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05357-05-2

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