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Notice of System Maintenance

The Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development website and applications will be offline Sunday, September 19th from 7am to 11am for maintenance.

The Board of Examiners in Optometry

Statutes & Regulations 

Alaska Statutes are passed by the legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the board to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes. Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.

AS 08.72 and regulations 12 AAC 48 specifically govern the practice of optometry. AS 08.01 - 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all professions regulated by the division.

To receive notices for proposed regulation changes, please send a request in writing (mail or email) including your name, preferred contact method, and the program you want to be updated.

Regulations Specialist
RegulationsAndPublicComment@Alaska.Gov
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0806