Optometry: Hearings Before Subcommittee No. 4, Eighty-ninth Congress, Second Session on H.R. 12937, H.R. 13049, H.R. 13155, H.R. 13176, H.R. 13623, and H.R. 13821 to Regulate the Practice of Optometry in the District of Columbia, March 21, 22, and 23, 1966
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966 - 384 pages
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Page 350 - Commerce" means commerce among the several States or with foreign nations, or in any Territory of the United States or in the District of Columbia, or between any such Territory and another, or between any such Territory and any State or foreign nation, or between the District of Columbia and any State or Territory or foreign nation. "Corporation...
Page 359 - Upon proof being made, at any hearing on a complaint under this section, that there has been discrimination in price or services or facilities furnished, the burden of rebutting the prima facie case thus made by showing justification shall be upon the person charged with a violation of this section, and unless Justification shall be affirmatively shown, the Commission is authorized to issue an order terminating the discrimination; Provided, however. That nothing herein contained shall prevent a seller...
Page 2 - ... is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punished for the first offense by a fine of not less than...
Page 353 - Bait advertising. — It is an unfair trade practice for an industry member to offer for sale any industry product when the offer is not a bona fide effort to sell the product so offered as advertised and at the advertised price. NOTE : In determining whether there has been...
Page 374 - 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 315 - Said expenses shall be paid from the fees and penalties received by the board under the provisions of this Act. And no part of the salary or other expenses of the board shall ever be paid out of the State treasury. All moneys received in excess of said per diem allowance and...
Page 37 - ... 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 315 - Any failure, neglect or refusal on the part of any person holding such license to register the same with the county clerk as above directed, for a period of six months, shall work a forfeiture of the...
Page 8 - 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.