§ 20-127 Definitions. Scope of practice. License renewal forms
§ 20-128 Examining board
§ 20-128a Board of examiners. Regulations
§ 20-129 Regulations. Meetings. Records. Reports
§ 20-130 Qualifications for practice of optometry. Examination. Fees
§ 20-132a Definitions. Renewal of licenses. Continuing education. Exceptions
§ 20-133 Disciplinary action. Grounds
§ 20-133a Restrictions on employment of optometrists
§ 20-133b Professional liability insurance required, when. Amount of insurance. Reporting requirements
§ 20-133c Optometrists. Agreements, leases or other contracts. Prohibited provisions
§ 20-136 Examination of school children
§ 20-137 Exemption. Use of title “Doctor”
§ 20-138 Penalty
§ 20-138a Construction of chapter. Penalty for practice without a license
§ 20-138b Interference with choice of physician or optometrist for vision care prohibited. Offer by health care center or preferred provider network of ophthalmologic care to include optometric care and equal access to plans and policies. Regulations
§ 20-138c Optometrists as members of certain advisory committees
§ 20-138d Coverage of services of optometrists under health insurance policies

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 380 - Optometry

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