The measure goes into effect July 1.
The legislation as it stands is described as a 'compromise' between ODs and ophthalmologists.
They want the right to perform certain surgical procedures.
Patients 'will have greater access to needed medications.'
Not enough signatures were collected for a spot on a statewide ballot.
The rule takes effect Oct. 1.
An opposition group has reportedly raised $1M.
They're expected to open within the next few months.
But the bill has drawn opposition from some ophthalmologists.
It's a 'ballot question committee to educate voters.'
Avalon Health Economics released a study.
Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the legislation.
It would allow optometrists to lease space in big-box stores.
The measure takes effect in March 2020.
Arkansas is the fourth state to permit laser procedures.
It came up two votes short.
Eyeglasses are already exempt in this state.
State voters rejected it by a narrow margin.
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