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SF 3280

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/18/2020 09:55am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health occupations; modifying unregulated sales of spectacles used for
reading; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 148.56, subdivision 3.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 148.56, subdivision 3, is amended to read:

Subd. 3.

Unregulated sales.

Nothing in sections 148.52 to 148.62 shall be construed to
apply to the sale of toy glasses, goggles consisting of plano-white or plano-colored lenses
or ordinary colored glasses or to the replacement of duplications of broken lenses, nor to
sales upon prescription from persons legally authorized by the laws of this state to examine
eyes and prescribe glasses therefor, nor shall it apply to regularly licensed physicians and
surgeons. Sections 148.52 to 148.62 also do not apply to the sale of spectacles, used for
reading and containing only simple lenses having a plus power of up to and including deleted text begin3.25deleted text endnew text begin
new text end, if no attempt is made to test the eyes. The term "simple lenses" does not include
bifocals. The seller shall prominently display a sign on the counter or rack or other display
device where the spectacles are offered for sale that reads as follows: "If you have
experienced a vision loss, the selection of these glasses should not take the place of an eye