|Posted:||June 24, 2015 04:10 PM|
|From:||Senator John R. Gordner|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||Modernization of the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act|
| Optometrists play a primary role in the everyday eye care for the citizens of our Commonwealth. Through eight years of education at a college or university and then an optometry school, they are trained to diagnose and treat a variety of diseases or vision conditions. However, Pennsylvania continues to remain behind in regard to what other states allow an optometrist to do in providing timely access to care for patients.
Therefore, I will be introducing legislation that will amend the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act by doing the following:
I invite your co-sponsorship of this legislation. Please contact my office with any questions.
Introduced as SB1012