§ 320.200 Declaration of legislative policy concerning practice of optometry
§ 320.210 Definitions for chapter
§ 320.220 Licensure requirement — Exemptions
§ 320.230 Kentucky Board of Optometric Examiners — Appointment — Qualifications — Vacancies — Quorum — Compensation
§ 320.240 Board’s meetings, officers, powers, and duties — Licensure and classification of optometrists — Board to have sole authority over practice of optometry — Authorization to administer and prescribe pharmaceutical agents and certain oral medications
§ 320.242 Immunity from liability of board members and employees
§ 320.250 Eligibility for license — Examinations — Applications for license
§ 320.260 Holder of existing license exempt from examination
§ 320.270 Licensing by endorsement of persons from other states
§ 320.280 Renewal certificates — Administrative regulations
§ 320.290 Display of licenses
§ 320.295 Prohibition against false, misleading, or deceptive advertising
§ 320.300 Unlawful practices
§ 320.310 Causes for refusal, limitation, revocation, or suspension of licenses — Restitution or fines — Branch offices — Expungement
§ 320.312 Physical or mental examination of an optometrist — Limited license
§ 320.321 Grievances — Disciplinary proceedings
§ 320.331 Appeal to Circuit Court
§ 320.340 Reissuance of revoked license
§ 320.350 Places where optometry not to be practiced
§ 320.360 Agency fund for administration
§ 320.370 Injunctions
§ 320.372 Injunction to restrain practice of optometry — Petition by board
§ 320.380 Optometrist qualified as competent witness in optometry
§ 320.390 Duty of treating optometrist utilizing telehealth to ensure patient’s informed consent and maintain confidentiality — Board to promulgate administrative regulations — Definition of “telehealth.”
§ 320.400 Statutory construction
§ 320.410 Fitting and dispensing ocular devices containing or delivering pharmaceutical agents
§ 320.990 Penalties

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes > Chapter 320

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • any other state: includes any state, territory, outlying possession, the District of Columbia, and any foreign government or country. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appendages: means the eyelids, the eyebrows, the conjunctiva, and the lacrimal apparatus. See Kentucky Statutes 320.210
  • Attorney: means attorney-at-law. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Board: means the Kentucky Board of Optometric Examiners. See Kentucky Statutes 320.210
  • Certified mail: means any method of governmental, commercial, or electronic delivery that allows a document or package to have proof of:
    (a) Sending the document or package. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Federal: refers to the United States. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • 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.
  • Low vision rehabilitation: means the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the low vision patient, including but not limited to, prescription, low vision rehabilitation therapy, education, and interdisciplinary consultation when indicated. See Kentucky Statutes 320.210
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Practice of optometry: means :
    (a) The evaluation, diagnosis, prevention, or surgical, nonsurgical, or related treatment of diseases, disorders, or conditions of the eye and its appendages and their impact on the human body provided by an optometrist within the scope of his or her education, training, and experience and in accordance with this chapter, the ethics of the profession, and applicable law. See Kentucky Statutes 320.210
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • State: when applied to a part of the United States, includes territories, outlying possessions, and the District of Columbia. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Treatment: when used in a criminal justice context, means targeted interventions that focus on criminal risk factors in order to reduce the likelihood of criminal behavior. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Visual aid glasses: means eyeglasses, spectacles, or lenses designed or used to correct visual defects. See Kentucky Statutes 320.210
  • Year: means calendar year. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010