(a) “Person who is blind or visually impaired” means a person whose visual acuity is found to be twenty/two hundred (20/200) or
less in the better eye with best correction, or visual acuity of better than twenty/two
hundred (20/200) if the widest diameter of the field of vision subtends an angle no
greater than twenty (20) degrees. Blindness shall be determined by a physician skilled in the diseases of the eye,
and certification thereof shall be made by the ophthalmological consultant at the
state services for people who are blind or visually impaired.
(b) “Licensed operator” means a person who is blind or visually impaired who has received from the state
services for persons who are blind or visually impaired a license which entitles that
person to operate a vending facility, receive the profits therefrom and take responsibility
for the continuous maintenance of the facility to which he or she is assigned.
(c) “State property” means any building, land, or other real property owned, leased, or occupied by any
department, agency, or instrumentality wholly owned by the state, unless, with respect
to any building, land, or other real property, leased or rented by the state, the
lease or rental agreement shall prohibit the establishment of the vending facilities. The state shall use its best efforts to obtain permission to establish vending facilities
in buildings, land, or other real property hereafter leased or rented by the state.
(d) “Vending facility” means automatic vending machines, cafeterias, snack bars, cart service, shelters,
counters, and other appropriate auxiliary equipment necessary for the sale of newspapers,
periodicals, confections, tobacco products, foods, beverages, and other articles or
services dispensed automatically or manually and prepared on or off the premises in
accordance with all applicable health laws, as determined by the state services for
people who are blind or visually impaired, and including the vending or exchange of
chances for any lottery authorized by state law.
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