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Louisiana Optometry Law

Please note that the official version of the Louisiana Revised Statutes is maintained by the State of Louisiana on the Louisiana Legislature's website located at www.legis.state.la.us. The version of these statutes contained on this website are unofficial and should not be relied on when making legal determinations affecting a person's rights or obligations without first consulting with competent legal counsel.

Louisiana Revised Statutes
Title 37. Professions and Occupations
Chapter 12. Optometry

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1041 - Legislative declaration; statement of purpose; definitions

1042 - Louisiana State Board of Optometry Examiners; appointment; terms of members; protected action and communicatoin

1043 - Oath of office

1044 - Removal of members

1045 - Officers; meetings; quorum

1046 - Fees; compensation, expenses, staff

1047 - Records; receipts and disbursements

1048 - Powers of the board

1049 - Qualifications and requirements of applicants

1050 - Application requirements

1051 - Examinations and educational requirements

1052 - Certificate to practice; registering; evidence

1053 - Right to re-take examination

1054 - Applicants from other states; waiver of examination

1055 - Recording of certificate

1056 - Annual renewal of license to practice

1057 - Renewals; requirements

1058 - Fees

1059 - Display of certificate

1060 - List of licensed optometrists

1061 - Violations and causes for refusal, suspension, or revocation of certificate

1062 - Hearing; appeal

1063 - Authorization to obtain criminal history record information

1063.1 - Authorization to compel evaluation

1064 - Injuctions; penalty, attorney fees; costs

1065 - Exemptions

1066 - Freedom of choice

1067 - Chemical agents used in examination, board authorization required

1068 - Criminal penalties

 

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1707 - Prescription; name of patient and prescription

1741 - Laboratory tests; disclosure of costs' violations

1299.97 - Contact lens prescription; contents; expiration; restrictions on filling; release; penalities