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HB 143: Vision Screening of Preschool Students

GENERAL BILL by Pritchett

Vision Screening of Preschool Students; Requires district school boards to conduct vision screenings on students entering prekindergarten or kindergarten; requires comprehensive eye examinations of students who fail to pass vision screenings; requires licensed optometrists & ophthalmologists to submit examination results to school health personnel & student's parent or guardian; authorizes DOH, in cooperation with DOE, to adopt rules necessary to implement vision screening requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/11/2013 House • Filed
1/23/2013 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 29
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 29
5/3/2013 House • Died in Health Quality Subcommittee