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COA Legislative Day 2019

Register today for the California Optometric Association's 2019 Legislative Day. Come and bring an OD or student who is new to the event! We will be discussing COA's legislative agenda for 2019 as well as educating lawmakers about issues important to optometry. To accommodate flights and travel, we will begin the day a bit later. Location: Caf...

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California Assembly Bill 1092

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IEOS received the following letter from Bill Howe, Executive Director of the California Optometric Association (COA), clarifying the confusion on AB 1092. "There seems to be widespread confusion about California Assembly Bill 1092, what the measure would do and COA’s involvement with the legislation. COA has never supported the measure; we are neutral. The bill is on...

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Joint Christmas Reception by Senator Mike Morrell & Assembly Member Jay Obernolte

Senator Mike Morrell and Assembly Member Jay Obernolte are hosting a joint Christmas Reception at Santa’s Village on Thursday, December 7, 2017. Since one or both are your legislator(s) (sent to all COA members who are constituents), is there any way you could stop by? It is important to have the profession represented at the event. Assembly Member Obernolte currentl...

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Optometry Scope Expansion has Passed! It goes into effect January 1, 2018

That's right - AB 443 (Salas), legislation to expand the scope of practice of optometry - has been signed by Governor Brown! Below is a summary of what is included in the bill: Allows TPA-certified doctors of optometry to use all non-controlled substance medications, noninvasive medical devices and technology that are FDA indicated for a condition optometrists can tr...

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Optometric Scope Expansion Bill Passes Legislature

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Optometric scope expansion bill passes Legislature COA is pleased to announce that AB 443, legislation to expand the scope of practice of optometry, passed the California Legislature today. The legislation now moves to governor, who has three choices: sign the bill into law, allow it to become law without his signature, or veto the bill. If signed into law, AB 443 wou...

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SoCal New OD Mixer

We are excited to announce that the SoCal New OD Mixer will be held at Dave and Buster's at the Outlets at Orange on August 27, 2017 from noon to 3:00 PM. Please spread the word to all new grads. Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017 Time: Noon - 3:00 PM Location: Dave and Buster's Address: 20 City Blvd W#1, Orange, CA 92868 Panel Discussion and Q&A with Optometrists f...

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