Sec. 1215.60 - Violations

ยง 1215.60. Violations

The Department may refuse to issue, renew, or restore a registration, or may revoke, suspend, place on probation, reprimand, impose a fine not to exceed $5,000 for each violation, or take other disciplinary action as the Department may deem proper with regard to a registrant for any one or combination of the following reasons:

a) Dispense contact lenses into Illinois without a prescription as required by the Act.

b) Dispense contact lenses into Illinois beyond the stated expiration date of the prescription.

c) Fill a prescription in excess of the quantities or frequency stated.

d) Fill a prescription other than exactly as written without the express approval of the prescriber.

e) Fill a prescription without the full name, address and phone number of the prescribing doctor on the original copy of the prescription or in the record if electronically transmitted and also displayed on the prescription package along with the required warning notice.

f) Advertise to the citizens of Illinois the availability of goods or services that if provided would violate the Act, the Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 or the Illinois Medical Practice Act of 1987.

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