View the law on the State of Texas web site
Occupations Code, Chapter 352
The text of the law is available to download or print by
Chapter 352 at: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/
Note: You can find the Texas
Code by scrolling and selecting "Occupations Code"
on the first drop down box, then on Article/Chapter, scroll
"Chapter 352. Opticians", and finally select the
"Go" button to view or print the Texas
What are the laws that regulate opticians?
In Texas, there are three different laws
that may regulate
the activities of opticians. Opticians who choose to become
dispensing opticians are subject to the Opticians’ Registry Act.
dispensing opticians must also comply with the rules of the
of Health that relate to opticianry.
Opticians who are not registered dispensing opticians are
certain requirements of the Texas Optometry Act.
All opticians and optical businesses that sell, deliver, or
contact lenses in Texas are subject to the permit requirements
Texas Contact Lens Prescription Act, even if they are registered