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A03970 Summary:

BILL NO    A03970 

SAME AS    No Same as 

SPONSOR    Wright


MLTSPNSR   Colton, Lavine, Weinstein

Add Art 27-M SS2799-aa & 2799-bb, Pub Health L; add S224-b, V & T L; add
S92-gg, St Fin L

Establishes the save our sight fund to provide monies for educational vision
care programs; authorizes agents of the department of motor vehicles to inquire
whether persons applying for or renewing a motor vehicle registration, or
applying for or renewing a license to operate a motor vehicle wish to
voluntarily contribute $1 to such fund; directs the commissioner of health to
implement a voluntary children's vision screening, training and certification
program to promote education regarding proper vision care; such program shall
also target children with eye problems, diseases or illnesses, provide for the
purchase and distribution of protective eyewear for children, and provide for
the distribution of educational materials on proper vision care; creates a
vision care council to assist the commissioner of health in his or her duties.
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