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Code of Virginia
Title 54.1. Professions and Occupations
Chapter 32. Optometry

§ 54.1-3224. Denial, etc., of TPA certification; disciplinary actions; summary suspension under certain circumstances.

A. The Board of Optometry may deny, refuse to renew, revoke, or suspend any TPA-certificate issued to a TPA-certified optometrist, or applied for by a licensed optometrist in accordance with the provisions of this article, or may discipline or reprimand any certificate holder for violations of this chapter or the Board's regulations.

B. The Board may take action summarily to suspend a TPA-certified optometrist's certification under this section by means of a telephone conference call if, in the opinion of a majority of the Board, (i) a good faith effort to convene a regular meeting of the Board has failed and (ii) there is an imminent danger to the public health or safety which warrants this action.

1996, cc. 152, 158.

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