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Chapter 336

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  336.150.  Duties of board — rulemaking, procedure, generally, this chapter. — 1.  It shall be the duty of the board to examine all applications for registration submitted in proper form; to grant certificates of registration to such persons as may be entitled to the same under the provisions of this chapter; to cause the prosecution of all persons violating its provisions; to report annually to the governor the condition of optometry in the state of Missouri, which said report shall also furnish a record of the proceedings of the board for the year and an itemized statement of all moneys received and disbursed, with the names of all optometrists registered under this chapter, and shall contain a copy of all rules adopted by said board of optometry; and to do all other things necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter.  The board shall have the power to make bylaws for the proper fulfillment of its duties under this chapter and shall keep a book of registration in which shall be entered the names and places of practice or business of all persons registered under this chapter, which book shall also specify such facts as said persons shall claim to justify their registration.  The president of the board may call a special meeting at any time.  Three members shall constitute a quorum and the records of the board shall at all times be open to public inspection.

  2.  No rule or portion of a rule promulgated under the authority of this chapter shall become effective unless it has been promulgated pursuant to the provisions of section 536.024.


(RSMo 1939 § 10111, A.L. 1993 S.B. 52, A.L. 1995 S.B. 3)

Prior revision: 1929 § 13499

(1954) Prosecuting attorney held not authorized to bring quo warranto proceeding against corporation at instance of state board of optometry because of its alleged violation of optometry laws. State ex rel. Schneider's Credit Jewelers v. Brackman (Mo.), 272 S.W.2d 289.

(1963) Validity of provision conferring upon the board authority "to do all things necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter" upheld against charge that it was vague, indefinite and an illegal delegation of legislative power. Ketring v. Sturges (Mo.), 372 S.W.2d 104.

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