View Amendment Current Amendment: 85 to Bill 4100

Senator GOLDFINCH proposes the following amendment (4100R014.SP.SLG.DOCX):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 81, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING AND REGULATION, page 438, after line 24, by adding an appropriately numbered new proviso to read:

/ 81.__.(LLR: Mobile Optometry Units) In furtherance of expanding access to health care in unserved and underserved populations, the location and site restriction on services provided by mobile units for optometry in Section 40-37-320(B) of the 1976 Code shall be suspended for Fiscal Year 2020-21. The Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and the Board of Examiners in Optometry are directed to process and issue registrations for mobile units that apply to provide optometry services on the site of a Title I public school to students attending the school, provided that the services are rendered as part of a not-for-profit program and are provided by an optometrist licensed to practice in South Carolina. The registration shall be administratively issued by the Board of Examiners in Optometry within ten days after receipt of a registration request and following payment of a ten-dollar registration fee to cover administrative costs. /

Amend sections, totals and title to conform.