The state board of optometry shall adopt a seal and certificate of suitable design and shall keep a record of its proceedings, a register of persons who have received certificates of licensure, a register of licensed optometrists who have received topical ocular pharmaceutical agents certificates, a register of licensed optometrists who have received therapeutic pharmaceutical agents certificates, and a register of persons who have been subject to the board's revocation of any of those certificates. The board shall have an office in Columbus, where all its permanent records shall be kept. The board may make requisition upon the proper state officials for office rooms and supplies, including stationery and furniture. All printing and binding necessary for the work of the board shall be done upon an order issued by the board through its president and executive director to the department of administrative services. Except as provided in division (C) of section 4725.22 and division (C) of section 4725.23 of the Revised Code, the records of the board, including its registers, shall be open to public inspection at all reasonable times. A copy of an entry in such records, certified by the executive director under the seal of the board, shall be prima-facie evidence of the facts therein stated. The board annually, on or before the first day of February, shall make a report to the governor of all its official acts during the preceding year, its receipts and disbursements, and a complete report of the conditions of optometry in this state.
Effective Date: 03-09-1999 .