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49 Pa. Code § 43b.25. Schedule of civil penalties—optometrists.

§ 43b.25. Schedule of civil penalties—optometrists.


Violation under
63 P. S.
Title/Description Civil Penalty
Section 244.8(d) Practicing or offering to practice optometry by person whose license is expired. 1st offense—less than 5 months—$250; 5 months to 8 months—$500;
over 8 months to 12 months—$1,000; over 12 months—formal action

2nd offense—less than 6 months—$500; 6 months to 12 months—$1,000; over 12 months—formal action

3rd or subsequent offense—formal action

Violation under
49 Pa. Code
Title/Description Civil Penalty
§  23.82(a) Failure to complete required hours of continuing education during the 2 years preceding renewal or reactivation. 1st offense—20 or fewer hours of deficiency—$50 per hour; more than 20 hours of deficiency—formal action

2nd offense—10 or fewer hours of deficiency—$100 per hour; more than 10 hours of deficiency—formal action

3rd or subsequent offense—formal action


   The provisions of this §  43b.25 adopted June 26, 2015, effective June 27, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 3360.

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