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§ 111‑11. Definitions.

For the purposes of this Chapter, the following definitions apply:

(1)        "Blind person" means a person who meets any of thefollowing criteria:

a.         Is totally blind.

b.         Has central visual acuity that does not exceed 20/200 in thebetter eye with correcting lenses.

c.         Has a visual field that subtends an angle no greater than 20degrees at its widest diameter.

(2)        "Visually impaired person" means a person whosevision with glasses is so limited as to prevent the performance of ordinary activityfor which eyesight is essential. (1935, c. 53, s. 10; 1939, c. 124; 1971, c. 1215, s. 3; 2000‑121,s. 8.)