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The board shall waive the written examination requirements of this chapter if all of the following are true:
1. The applicant submits a license or a certified copy of a license to practice optometry issued by the regulatory board of another jurisdiction of the United States that has licensure requirements that the board determines meet or exceed the requirements of this chapter.
2. The license of the applicant has not been suspended or revoked by any other licensing jurisdiction of the United States for any cause that is a ground for suspension or revocation of a license under this chapter.
3. The applicant has been engaged in the practice of the profession of optometry continuously in the other licensing jurisdiction or in a United States military branch of service for not less than four of the five years immediately preceding the application.
4. The information provided by national data banks designated by the board has successfully verified the applicant.
5. The applicant meets the requirements of section 32-1722 concerning good moral character.