Department of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

The effect and reason for the rules is to update the rules to reflect changes made to statutes during the 2022 Legislative Session. The amendments are a general clean-up to remove unnecessary barriers to licensure, update language to reflect current technology and practice, and correct references to authority and legal references.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.

Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
Agency Contact: Susan Sporrer mail to: