201 KAR 13:060. Military service; reciprocity.


      RELATES TO: KRS 326.020, 326.040

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 326.020(3), 326.040

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 326.020 grants the board the authority to promulgate administrative regulations to carry out the purpose and provisions of KRS Chapter 326. This administrative regulation provides for necessity of renewal of licenses by members of the military service and to provide reciprocity between the states.


      Section 1. Military Service. Any license holder who is in the military service is exempt from renewing his license until he is honorably discharged from the service.


      Section 2. Reciprocity. (1) A person may be licensed as an ophthalmic dispenser without complying with the provisions of KRS 326.040 if that person:

      (a) Holds a valid license as an ophthalmic dispenser in another state whose qualifications at the time of licensure were equal to or higher than those requirements established in KRS 326.040 and 201 KAR 13:040; and

      (b) Has been actively engaged in the practice of ophthalmic dispensing for a period of two (2) years immediately preceding the date of application.

      (2) An applicant for licensure by reciprocity shall:

      (a) Apply for licensure on the form required in 201 KAR 13:040, Section 1(1);

      (b) Pay the application fee established in 201 KAR 13:040, Section 1(2);

      (c) Provide a copy of the current license from the other jurisdiction; and

      (d) Take and pass the practical examination established in 201 KAR 13:040, Section 8. (OD-1 (18, 19); 1 Ky.R. 723; eff. 7-2-75; Am. 27 Ky.R. 1533; 2504; eff. 4-9-2001.)