Optometry; repeals certain provision for license to practice. (HB579)

Introduced By

Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

License to practice optometry; issuance without examination. Repeals a provision allowing a person who has successfully passed an examination in optometry in another state and is the holder of a license to that effect issued by the licensing board of that state and who has conducted an ethical professional practice for at least one year to be issued a license to practice optometry in the Commonwealth without an examination. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101607D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB579)
01/19/2016Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2016Read first time
01/21/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/25/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (91-Y 0-N)
01/25/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (91-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/26/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/2016Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2016Enrolled
02/24/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB579ER)
02/24/2016Impact statement from VDH (HB579ER)
02/24/2016Signed by Speaker
02/25/2016Signed by President
02/25/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/25/16
02/25/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 3, 2016
03/01/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 92 (effective 7/1/16)
03/01/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0092)