Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 71. Dispensing Opticians
Section 55. Powers and Duties.
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AS 08.71.055. Powers and Duties.

The department shall have the following powers and duties:

(1) to issue licenses to applicants;

(2) to renew licenses;

(3) to hold hearings and order disciplinary sanctions against a person who violates this chapter or the regulations of the department;

(4) to supply forms for applications, licenses, and other needed documents;

(5) to keep a record of all proceedings open to the public, including the name of each license applicant and each licensee;

(6) to approve nonprofit organizations for the distribution and fitting of used eyeglasses;

(7) to enforce the provisions of this chapter and adopt or amend regulations necessary to make these provisions effective.

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