OCCUPATIONAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 299 of 1980
339.2709 Apprentice's registration; application; verification of ocularist; criteria; individual employed as apprentice on effective date of article; credit.
(1) The department shall issue an apprentice's registration to an individual who applies for registration and who furnishes the department with a verification from an ocularist stating that the applicant is receiving training under the direct supervision of the ocularist pursuant to rules promulgated by the department, if the applicant also meets the following criteria:
(a) Is 18 years of age or older.
(b) Has graduated from an accredited high school or has an equivalent education.
(c) Is of good moral character.
(2) Any individual who on the effective date of this article is employed as apprentice by an individual who is principally engaged in the practice of ocularism, who notifies the department of that fact within 120 days after the effective date of this article, and furnishes the department a statement of his or her employer stating the length of time of the employment, shall be given credit for that period towards compliance with the requirements for 5 years' apprenticeship described in section 2705.
History: Add. 1982, Act 209, Imd. Eff. July 2, 1982
Am. 1988, Act 463, Eff. Sept. 1, 1989
Popular Name: Act 299
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