Optometry: Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 4 of the Committee on the District of Columbia House of Representatives, Eighty-ninth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 12937, H.R. 13049, H.R. 13155, H.R. 13176, H.R. 13583, H.R. 13623, H.R. 13821, H.R. 13917, H.R. 14941, and H.R. 15071 to Regulate the Practice of Optometry in the District of Columbia, March 21, 22, 23, and May 31 1966

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Page 303 - Where the buyer, expressly or by implication, makes known to the seller the particular purpose for which the goods are required, and it appears that the buyer relies on the seller's skill or judgment (whether he be the grower or manufacturer or not), there is an implied warranty that the goods shall be reasonably fit for such purpose...
Page 4 - ... is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished for the first offense by a fine of not less than...
Page 310 - The community Is concerned with the maintenance of professional standards which will Insure not only competency In Individual practitioners, but protection against those who would prey upon a public peculiarly susceptible to Imposition through alluring promises of physical relief. And the community Is concerned In providing safeguards not only against deception, but against practices which would tend to demoralize the profession by forcing Its members Into an unseemly rivalry which would enlarge...
Page 39 - ... standards which will insure not only competency in individual practitioners, but protection against those who would prey upon a public peculiarly susceptible to imposition through alluring promises of physical relief. And the community is concerned in providing safeguards not only against deception, but against practices which would tend to demoralize the profession by forcing its members into an unseemly rivalry which would enlarge the opportunities of the least scrupulous. What is generally...
Page 10 - Examiners, supra. The advertiser of frames may be using his ads to bring in customers who will buy lenses. If the advertisement of lenses is to be abolished or controlled, the advertising of frames must come under the same restraints; or so the legislature might think. We see no constitutional reason why a State may not treat all who deal with the human eye as members of a profession who should use no merchandising methods for obtaining customers.
Page 6 - Whenever, in the judgment of the department, any person has engaged in or is about to engage in any acts or practices which constitute or will constitute a violation of any provision of this...
Page 4 - Any person found guilty of contempt under the provisions of this section shall be- punished by a fine of not less than $500 nor more than $1,000, or by imprisonment of not less than thirty days nor more than twelve months, or by both fine and imprisonment.
Page 101 - ... lenses, prisms, or ocular exercises for the correction or relief of the same, or who holds himself out as being able to do so...
Page 2 - ... (4) has satisfied the Commissioners that he has had a preliminary education equivalent to the completion of a four-year course of study in an accredited high school...
Page 5 - ... (2) an optometrist from being employed by or associated with any hospital, clinic, group health practice, nonprofit health service, health expense indemnity corporation or group, or any department, agency, or instrumentality of the Government of the United States or of the government of the District of Columbia, or as an employee of any person to render optometric service and care solely to employees of such person; "(3) the...

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