senate Bill S3662B

2011-2012 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
May 29, 2012 print number 3662b
May 29, 2012 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Jun 09, 2011 print number 3662a
Jun 09, 2011 amend and recommit to higher education
Mar 01, 2011 referred to higher education

S3662 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3196
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S1077, A6810
2015-2016: S2982, A3644
2017-2018: S713

S3662 - 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.

S3662 - Sponsor Memo

S3662 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3662

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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
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-

Co-Sponsors

S3662A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3196
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S1077, A6810
2015-2016: S2982, A3644
2017-2018: S713

S3662A - 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.

S3662A - Sponsor Memo

S3662A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3662--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  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 PROFES-
SIONAL 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
INCLUDE THE SUBMISSION OF SUCH INFORMATION AS MAY  BE  REQUIRED  BY  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05357-03-1

Co-Sponsors

S3662B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3196
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S1077, A6810
2015-2016: S2982, A3644
2017-2018: S713

S3662B (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.

S3662B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3662B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3662--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MAZIARZ, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed 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 Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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.
                                                           LBD05357-04-2

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