Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones R-Grand Ledge on March 6, 2014
To prohibit automated testing devices that provide automated eye exams and issue prescriptions for glasses or contact lenses. Instead, only licensed optometrists and physicians specializing in eye care could write eyeglass and contact lens prescriptions. This would preempt eyeglass "kiosks" in drugstores and other retail locations, which is a lower cost alternative to conventional optometry services that are expanding in some other states. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on March 6, 2014