State Legislation and Regulation Efforts

State Legislation and Regulation Efforts

The Vision Council actively monitors and reports on a number of state-specific issues that may impact the bottom line of our members. Below is a listing of the resources we have available and the issues we are currently tracking.

State Taxes on Ophthalmic Materials

Download an overview of state-by-state sales tax laws for ophthalmic materials, including the states that exclude ophthalmic materials from sales taxes, and the corresponding citations.

School Requirements for Children's Vision

For information about state legislation for vision screening and/or mandated eye exams for children entering school, please visit this useful map resource provided by Prevent Blindness.

Additional State-Specific Issues