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49 Pa. Code § 23.22. Prior testing; experience; reciprocal agreements.

§ 23.22. Prior testing; experience; reciprocal agreements.

 An applicant shall furnish the Board with a statement, attested to by the secretary or president of the optometric board in the applicant’s state of original licensure which avers that:

   (1)  The applicant received a license to practice optometry by passing examinations in subjects stated in the act at the time the applicant was examined.

   (2)  The applicant practiced optometry for at least 4 years continuously in the state of licensure, immediately prior to applying for reciprocity in this Commonwealth.

   (3)  The board of original licensure recommends the applicant for licensure to the Board.


   The provisions of this §  23.22 amended under section 812.1 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  279.3a); and sections 3(a)(2) and (14) and 6(c)(2)(ii) of the Optometric Practice and Licensure Act (63 P.S. § §  244.3(a)(2) and (14) and 244.6 (c)(2)(ii)).


   The provisions of this §  23.22 adopted September 16, 1965; amended November 11, 1967; amended May 31, 1991, effective June 1, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 2552. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (148341) to (148342).

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