West Virginia Code Chapter 30. Professions and Occupations § 30-8-13. License from another jurisdiction; license to practice in this state
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(a) The board may issue a license to practice to an applicant of good moral character who holds a valid license or other authorization to practice optometry from another jurisdiction, if the applicant demonstrates that he or she:
(1) Holds a license or other authorization to practice optometry in another state which requirements are substantially equivalent to those required in this state;
(2) Does not have charges pending against his or her license or other authorization to practice, and has never had a license or other authorization to practice revoked;
(3) Has not previously failed an examination for professional licensure in this state;
(4) Has paid the applicable fee;
(5) Has passed the examination prescribed by the board; and
(6) Has fulfilled any other requirement specified by the board.
(b) In its discretion, the board may interview and examine an applicant for licensing under this section. The board may enter into agreements for reciprocal licensing with other jurisdictions having substantially similar requirements for licensure.
In conjunction with summary suspension of an importer's certificate, upon the department's determination that there is an impending danger of escape or release of, or contamination from or exposure to microorganisms imported pursuant to certificate so as to present a threat to public health or safety, animal health, agriculture, horticulture, or the environment, or in the event of a medical emergency or agricultural or ecological disaster resulting from escape or release of, or contamination from or exposure to microorganisms imported pursuant to certificate, the department may, at the expense of the importer, seize, quarantine, remediate, condemn, or destroy the imported microorganisms, or any contaminated material, containment equipment, and laboratory or other contained system approved by the department, as the department in its discretion determines is necessary to address the threat, emergency, or disaster.
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