36-7-11. Requirements for licensure.

The board may issue a license to an applicant that:

(1)    Submits an application on a form prescribed by the board;

(2)    Pays the application fee set by rules promulgated by the board pursuant to chapter 1-26, not to exceed one hundred seventy-five dollars;

(3)    Is eighteen years or older, and a citizen of the United States or a resident of South Dakota;

(4)    Is of good moral character;

(5)    Is a graduate of an optometric school or college approved by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education or the board;

(6)    Has passed all required sections of a national board examination approved by the board; and

(7)    Has committed no act for which disciplinary action may be justified.

Source: SDC 1939, § 27.0704; SL 1941, ch 125, § 2; SL 1947, ch 122, § 1; SL 1983, ch 270, § 1; SL 2020, ch 168, § 4; SL 2022, ch 147, § 5.