Nevada Professions, Occupations and Businesses

Sec. § 636.350
Certificate of registration to own optometry practice under assumed or fictitious name: Requirement; application; duties; regulations.


1.

An optometrist shall not own all or any portion of an optometry practice under an assumed or fictitious name unless the optometrist has been issued a certificate of registration by the Board to practice optometry under the assumed or fictitious name and at a specific location.

2.

An optometrist who applies for a certificate of registration to own all or any portion of an optometry practice under an assumed or fictitious name must submit to the Board an application on a form provided by the Board. The application must be accompanied by proof satisfactory to the Board that the assumed or fictitious name has been registered or otherwise approved by any appropriate governmental entity, including, without limitation, any incorporated city or unincorporated town in which the optometrist practices, if the registration or other approval is required by the governmental entity.

3.

Each optometrist who is issued a certificate of registration pursuant to this section shall:

(a)

Comply with the provisions of chapter 602 of NRS;

(b)

Display or cause to be displayed near the entrance of his or her business the full name of the optometrist and the words or letters that designate him or her as an optometrist; and

(c)

Display or cause to be displayed near the entrance of his or her business the full name of any optometrist who regularly provides optometric services at the business and the words or letters that designate him or her as an optometrist.

4.

The Board shall adopt regulations that prescribe the requirements for the issuance of a certificate of registration to practice optometry under an assumed or fictitious name.

5.

As used in this section, “assumed or fictitious name” means a name other than the name of the optometrist printed on his or her license to practice optometry.
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Feb. 5, 2021