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Welfare and Institutions Code - WIC

DIVISION 10. STATE DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION [19000 - 19806]

  ( Division 10 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1107. )
  

PART 2. REHABILITATION SERVICES, PROGRAMS, AND FACILITIES [19100 - 19806]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1107. )
  

CHAPTER 2. Definitions [19150 - 19154]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 1107. )

  
19153.  

The term, “blind person” means either a person who has not more than 20/200 central visual acuity in the better eye after correction, or a person who has visual acuity greater than 20/200 but with a limitation in the fields of vision such that the widest diameter of the visual field subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees. Such blindness shall be certified by a licensed physician and surgeon who specializes in diseases of the eye or a licensed optometrist.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 261, Sec. 2.)