§ 65-1501 Practice of optometry defined; exclusions; standard of care in diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma; low vision rehabilitation services
§ 65-1501a Definitions
§ 65-1502 Who deemed practitioners
§ 65-1504b Unlawful to dispense opthalmic lens or lenses without prescription order
§ 65-1505 Qualifications of practitioners; examinations; professional liability insurance; fees; reciprocal licensure; rules and regulations criteria for approval of schools or colleges; criminal history record check; criminal history and fingerprinting fund cre
§ 65-1508 Act not to prevent persons licensed to practice medicine from performing certain acts or services; authorizing the delegation of certain examination procedures to assistants; limitations and prohibitions upon examination procedures performed by assista
§ 65-1509 Notification of location of practice; biennial license renewal, fee; inactive status license; expiration of license, notice; cancellation of license; reinstatement, fee
§ 65-1509a Continuing education requirements
§ 65-1511 Partial invalidity of act
§ 65-1512 Title of act
§ 65-1513 Violation of act
§ 65-1514 Act supplemental
§ 65-1515 Immunity from liability in civil actions for reporting, communicating and investigating certain information concerning alleged malpractice incidents and other information; conditions
§ 65-1516 Professional incompetence; unprofessional conduct; defined
§ 65-1517 Revocation, suspension or limitation of license; censure; grounds
§ 65-1518 Administrative proceedings; procedure; review; civil enforcement; costs
§ 65-1519 Federal trade regulations; defense of certain acts
§ 65-1520 Mental or physical examination of licensee; computation of time limit for hearing
§ 65-1521 Reinstatement of license after revocation
§ 65-1522 Professional corporations, limited liability company, associations, sole practitioners; practice locations, franchise agreements
§ 65-1523 Injunctive relief for violations of act, rules and regulations
§ 65-1524 Practice of optometry by corporation or limited liability company prohibited, exceptions
§ 65-1525 Confidentiality of communications
§ 65-1526 Civil fine

Terms Used In Kansas Statutes > Chapter 65 > Article 15

  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: includes an affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in similar cases "swear" includes affirm. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Professional incompetence: means :

    (1) One or more instances involving failure to adhere to the applicable standard of care to a degree which constitutes gross negligence as determined by the board. See Kansas Statutes 65-1516

  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Kansas Statutes 77-201
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Unprofessional conduct: means :

    (1) Using fraudulent or false advertisement. See Kansas Statutes 65-1516