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§ 11-304. Licensing examination

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth Occupations

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 11. Optometrists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 11-304
§ 11-304. Licensing examination
In general
(a) An applicant who otherwise qualifies for a license is entitled to be examined as provided in this section.
Time and place of examinations
(b) Periodically, but not more often than once every 6 months, the Board shall give examinations to applicants at the times and places that the Board determines.
(c) The Board shall notify each qualified applicant of the time and place of examination.
Subjects, passing scores
(d)(1) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the Board shall determine the subjects, scope, form, and passing score for examinations administered under this subtitle.
(2) The subjects examined shall include:
(i) The anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the human eye; and
(ii) The use of all instruments used for examination of the human eye.
(3) The examination may include any subject that relates to optics and optometry:
(i) Contained in any textbook; or
(ii) Taught at any accredited educational institution that teaches optics, optometry, and other related subjects.
(e)(1) An applicant who fails the examination may take the next regularly scheduled examination.
(2) The applicant shall pay to the Board a reexamination fee set by the Board for each reexamination.


Added as Health Occupations § 10-304 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 11-304 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 1992, c. 433, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1992.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 369, 373.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 11-304, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 11-304
Current through legislation effective through April 9, 2023, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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