PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the amendment is to add citation violations to the rule.
SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Citations.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 456.077, 463.005 FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 456.077 FS.
IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Joe Baker, Jr., Executive Director, Board of Optometry, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C07, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3259
THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:
(1) through (3) No change.
(4) Pursuant to Section 456.077, F.S., the Board sets forth below those violations for which there is no substantial threat to the public health, safety, and welfare.
(a) The Board hereby designates the following as citation violations which shall result in a penalty of two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00):
1. through 5. No change.
6. Failure to respond to a continuing education audit as required by Rule 64B13-5.001, F.A.C. The licensee shall come into compliance by paying the citation fine within thirty (30)
fifteen (15) days after receipt of the citation.
(b) No change.
(5) No change
(6) Tendering a check payable to the Board of Optometry or to the Department of Health that is dishonored by the institution upon which it is drawn shall result in a fine of $100 and payment of the check within thirty (30) days.
Specific Authority 456.077, 463.005 FS. Law Implemented 456.077 FS. History–New 1-1-92, Formerly 21Q-15.009, 61F8-15.009, 59V-15.009, Amended 3-21-00, 4-17-01, 12-26-01, 5-1-02, 7-15-02, 6-13-04, 11-16-05, 11-5-07, 7-13-08, .