PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Board proposes to promulgate and adopt a new rule regarding disclosure of licensure status.
SUMMARY: The new rule will clarify disclosure of licensure status.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 484.005, 484.007, 456.072(1)(t) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 456.072(1)(t) FS.
IF REQUESTED WITHIN 21 DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS NOTICE, A HEARING WILL BE SCHEDULED AND ANNOUNCED IN FAW.
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Sue Foster, Executive Director, Board of Opticianry/MQA, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C08, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3258
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
64B12-10.0035 Disclosure of Licensure Status.
All persons licensed pursuant to Section 484.007, F.S., and not exempt pursuant to Section 456.072(1)(t), F.S., shall identify the license under which he or she practices in one of the following manners:
(1) The wearing of a name tag which identifies the licensee as an optician;
(2) By orally disclosing to the patient, upon the licensee’s initial in-person contact with the patient, that the licensee is an optician;
(3) By providing, upon the licensee’s initial in-person contact with the patient, a business card or similar document which identifies the licensee as an optician; or
(4) By placing notification in the lobby or waiting area of the location where the licensee practices, which contains a photo of the licensee and which identifies the licensee as an optician.
Specific Authority 484.005, 484.007, 456.072(1)(t) FS. Law Implemented 456.072(1)(t) FS. History–New________.