In February the Arizona House Legislators introduced HB2740. This Bill will void your Arizona Opticians License if passed. A copy of the bill in included below. In 2017 we faced a cancellation of our License. AADO as your voice spent about $50,000.00 to fight the Bill.

Our Legislative fund has not recovered post covid!


What can you do?

  1. Send a letter to your District Legislators asking them to not pass this bill.

  2. Send a letter to your Governor asking her to Veto the Bill if it reaches her desk.

  3. Ask your Doctors to notify legislators.

  4. Join AADO as a full member to build up our legislative fund to help fight this bill.

If you have any questions or need help notify AADO

How do I find or contact my Legislator?

Find you district here-

Find your legislator here-

Sample letter to the Governor

Sample letter to legislators


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The Arizona Association of Dispensing Opticians is the only professional association which represents you. AADO monitors legislation and other activity, daily, on both the national and state levels. Assuring your continued professional status as an optician.

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To improve, foster and promote the high standards of the Optical profession through recognized continuing education for State Licensed, ABO/NCLE certified and non-licensed opticians working independently or employed by an optical establishment. Thus, inspiring confidence and the highest of standards to the public and the ophthalmic community. This is accomplished by providing an organization such as AADO thru which licensed, non-licensed and associates may undertake activities that can be effective if thru a cooperative effort.