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RULE §271.3Jurisprudence Examination Administration

(a) Every applicant for a license to practice therapeutic optometry in this state must take and pass a jurisprudence exam covering the laws and rules of the Board. The laws and rules of the Board may be referenced while taking the exam (that is, the exam shall be considered "open book").

(b) The jurisprudence exam shall be conducted in the English language in writing and by such other means as the Board shall determine adequate to ascertain the qualifications of the applicant.

(c) The passing grade on the jurisprudence written test shall be 70.

(d) Applicants shall not collaborate in any manner with any other person on examination matters while the applicant's examination is in progress. Violations of this rule shall subject the offender to disciplinary action.

(e) If an applicant fails to be licensed within one-year of taking and passing the jurisprudence exam, the applicant must retake and pass the exam in order to be licensed.

Source Note: The provisions of this §271.3 adopted to be effective August 11, 1983, 8 TexReg 2933; amended to be effective November 25, 1986, 11 TexReg 4624; amended to be effective January 1, 1992, 16 TexReg 7488; amended to be effective September 10, 1993, 18 TexReg 5744; amended to be effective August 2, 1998, 23 TexReg 7561; amended to be effective March 29, 2010, 35 TexReg 2556; amended to be effective December 12, 2011, 36 TexReg 8383; amended to be effective August 27, 2023, 48 TexReg 4665

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