Section 4725.13 | Issuing and display of certificate.
(A) The state vision professionals board, by an affirmative vote of a majority of its members, shall issue a certificate of licensure authorizing the holder to engage in the practice of optometry under its seal to every applicant who passes all parts of the licensing examination accepted by the board under section 4725.11 of the Revised Code and otherwise complies with the requirements of sections 4725.01 to 4725.34 of the Revised Code.
(B) Each person to whom a certificate of licensure is issued pursuant to this section by the board shall keep the certificate of licensure displayed in a conspicuous place in the location at which that person practices optometry and shall whenever required exhibit the certificate of licensure to any member or agent of the board. If an optometrist practices outside of or away from the location at which the optometrist's certificate of licensure is displayed, the optometrist shall deliver to each person examined or fitted with optical accessories by the optometrist, a receipt signed by the optometrist in which the optometrist shall set forth the amounts charged, the optometrist's post-office address, and the number assigned to the optometrist's certificate of licensure. The information may be provided as part of a prescription given to the person.
Last updated February 17, 2023 at 10:59 AM
Available Versions of this Section
- March 9, 1999 – House Bill 553 - 122nd General Assembly [ View March 9, 1999 Version ]
- January 21, 2018 – Amended by House Bill 49 - 132nd General Assembly [ View January 21, 2018 Version ]
- April 6, 2023 – Amended by House Bill 509 - 134th General Assembly [ View April 6, 2023 Version ]
- December 29, 2023 – Amended by Senate Bill 131 (GA 134), House Bill 509 (GA 134) [ View December 29, 2023 Version ]