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Arkansas Board of Dispensing Opticians Rules - PDF
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Notice of Rulemaking

The Arkansas Department of Health, Division of Health Related Boards and Commissions/State Board of Dispensing Opticians hereby issue the following proposed amendments to its Rules pursuant to its authority under Ark. Code Ann. § 17-89-203.

The Board is updating its existing rules to provide for the criminal background process mandated by Ark. Code Ann. § 17-3-101 et seq.; to update rules to provide for Automatic Licensure of Active Duty Service Members, Returning Military Veterans, and Spouses per Ark. Code Ann. § 17-1-106; and to remove the term “Regulation” per Act 315 of 2019.

This proposed policy is available for review at the Board of Dispensing Optician’s office, 4815 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205. You may also access it on the Board’s website at All public comments should be addressed to Secretary/Treasurer, Board of Dispensing Opticians, POST OFFICE BOX 627 HELENA, ARKANSAS 72342 and should be received no later than November 28, 2021.


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