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NEW JERSEY REGISTER
VOLUME 40, ISSUE 6
ISSUE DATE: MARCH 17, 2008
RULE ADOPTIONS
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
NEW JERSEY BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF OPHTHALMIC
DISPENSERS AND OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIANS

Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:33-5.1 and 7.1

Record of Prescriptions Filled; Advertising

Proposed: June 4, 2007 at 39 N.J.R. 2197(a).

Adopted: September 12, 2007 by New Jersey Board of Examiners of Ophthalmic Dispensers and Ophthalmic Technicians, Linda Cohen, President.

Filed: February 15, 2008 as R.2008 d.59, without change.

Authority: N.J.S.A. 52:17B-41.13.

Effective Date: March 17, 2008.

Expiration Date: August 11, 2010.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not required because there are no Federal laws or standards applicable to the adopted amendments.

Full text of the adoption follows:

13:33-5.1 Record of prescriptions filled

(a) Each person licensed as an ophthalmic dispenser shall maintain for a period of at least six years at a New Jersey establishment the following records:

1. All original prescriptions, or copies of prescriptions, which the licensee or licensee's apprentices fill;

2.-5. (No change.)

(b)-(c) (No change.)

(d) If a patient requests that a licensed ophthalmic dispenser release an original prescription, the licensed ophthalmic dispenser shall release to the patient, without charge, the original prescription maintained as part of the licensed ophthalmic dispenser's records pursuant to (a) above. A licensed ophthalmic dispenser who releases an original prescription shall make a copy of the prescription and maintain this as part of his or her records.

13:33-7.1 Advertising

(a)-(f) (No change.)

(g) All advertisements shall include, for at least one ophthalmic dispenser working at the business:

1. The ophthalmic dispenser's first name, or first initial of the first name, and full last name;

2. The ophthalmic dispenser's business address and telephone number; and

3. The terms "N.J. License #" followed by the ophthalmic dispenser's license number.



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