98th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
OPTOMETRY

BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
HB1682Frederick, Keith SCS HB 16827/5/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4902S.03T - Establishes the Medical Practice Freedom Act which prohibits state licensure of physicians, chiropractors, optometrists, and dentists to be conditioned on participation in any public or private health insurance
HB1816Koenig, Andrew SS SCS HB 18167/5/2016 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  4462S.04T - Adds provisions relating to the Health Care Providers
SB836Burlison, Eric HCS SCS SB 8365/11/2016 Reported Do Pass (H)
  5273H.05C - modifies provisions relating to optometry students, establishes the CARE Act, and adopts a physical therapist compact
HB2153Burlison, Eric HB 21534/12/2016 Referred: Professional Registration and Licensing
  5784H.01I - Provides that the statutory prohibition of the unlawful practice of optometry shall not apply to optometry students
HB2217Morris, Lynn HB 22174/26/2016 Executive Session Held (S)
  5911H.01P - Prohibits a health carrier or other insurer that writes vision insurance from requiring an optometrist to provide services or materials at a discount that are not covered and reimbursed under the contract