(a) The nonresident contact lens seller program established under Chapter 5.45 (commencing
with Section 2546) and the registered dispensing optician, spectacle lens dispensing, and contact lens
dispensing programs established under Chapter 5.5 (commencing with Section 2550) are hereby transferred from the jurisdiction of the Medical Board of California
and placed under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Optometry.
(b) All the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdictions of the Medical
Board of California under Chapter 5.45 (commencing with Section 2546) and Chapter 5.5 (commencing with Section 2550) shall be transferred to the State Board of Optometry.
(c) For the performance of the duties and the exercise of the powers vested in the
board under Chapter 5.45 (commencing with Section 2546) and Chapter 5.5 (commencing with Section 2550), the State Board of Optometry shall have possession and control of all records,
papers, offices, equipment, supplies, or other property, real or personal, held for
the benefit or use by the Medical Board of California.
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