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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6012

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 2302

 

*02302*

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. RYAN, 139th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING CONSUMER PROTECTION IN EYE CARE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to require the implementation of various standards of care, mandates and protections before permitting a remote or in-person eye assessment using automated equipment or an application designed to be used on a telephone, computer or Internet-based mobile device.

Statement of Purpose:

To protect consumers from dubious technology that can compromise well-accepted standards of care and place a patient's health at risk.