Professional Opticians of Florida
2020 Legislative Update
Friday, March 13th, 2020 marked the final adjournment of the 2020 Legislative Session, also known as, “Sine Die.” While House Bill 707 passed in its chamber, every effort was made to ensure that Senate Bill 1124 would not move forward without amending all healthcare professions from the bill. Opticians around the state and our allies in other states, sent over 10,000 emails to Florida Legislators stating their concerns. We are happy to report that both House Bill 707 and Senate Bill 1124 were indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration.
Professional Opticians of Florida would like to thank each and every Optician, patient, doctor, family member and friend who took the time to make a positive impact on Opticianry in Florida.
Professional Opticians of Florida will be reaching out soon with a plan to continue to protect Opticianry in the 2021 session with a local legislative outreach. Please continue to support Opticians for Better Vision, your Political Committee.
Congratulations on your victory!
Steve Geller, Esq.
Broward County Vice-Mayor
Former Florida Senator
Professional Opticians of Florida Lobbyist
Opticians for Better Vision
2020 Donation Goal
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September 11-13, 2020
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