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|Jan 06, 2016||referred to higher education|
|Jan 27, 2015||referred to higher education|
assembly Bill A3644
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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Chad A. Lupinacci
N. Nick Perry
A3644 (ACTIVE) - Details
A3644 (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.
A3644 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3644 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 27, 2015 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. MORELLE, CLARK, CYMBROWITZ, HOOPER -- Multi-Spon- sored by -- M. of A. ORTIZ, PERRY -- 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: 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 COMPANIES AND REGISTERED LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIPS 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. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01314-01-5
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