CHAPTER 482

RELATING TO OPTOMETRY

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DEFINITION OF OPTOMETRY, THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF OPTOMETRISTS, THE INTERNESHIP AND THE FILLING OF PRESCRIPTIONS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. § 2102, Title 24 of the Delaware Code is hereby amended by adding a new sub-paragraph (e) as follows :

(e) The Board of Examiners in Optometry shall be appointed by the Governor from a list of practitioners submitted in writing to the Governor by the Delaware Optometric Association at least four weeks prior to the date of appointment. The list shall include the names of at least 10 practitioners.

Section 2. § 2110, Title 24 of the Delaware Code is hereby amended by adding a second paragraph to read as follows :

The Board of Examiners may grant temporary licenses to any candidate successfully passing the written and oral portions of the examinations. The temporary license shall be issued only for the duration of the internship.

Approved July 18, 1955.