36-7-3 Composition of Board of Examiners--Qualifications of members--Terms of office--Persons ine...
Composition of Board of Examiners--Qualifications of members--Terms of office--Persons ineligible for membership.
The State Board of Examiners in Optometry consists of four
members appointed by the Governor, three of whom shall be fully qualified and licensed to prescribe
and administer diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents under this chapter. Each member
shall have been a resident of this state actually engaged in the practice of optometry at least five years
preceding the appointment. The term of each member is three years commencing on July first. The
Governor shall, by appointment, fill any vacancy. No member may serve more than three consecutive
full terms. The appointment of a person to an unexpired term is not considered a full term. No
member of any optical school or college, or instructor in optometry, or person connected therewith,
or any jobber or jobber's representative, is eligible for the board.
Source: SDC 1939, § 27.0702; revised pursuant to SL 1973, ch 2, § 58; SL 1986, ch 306, § 13; SL
1989, ch 323; SL 1994, ch 296, § 3; SL 2005, ch 199, § 18.