State law addresses vision screening.
Utah Administrative Code 384-201-4 Students Eligible for Free Screening
The following students in an LEA shall receive free vision screenings to include tier 1 screening. (1) Vision screening shall be conducted for all students in grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, 1, 3, 5, 7 or 8, and 9 or 10 and any student referred by school personnel, parent or guardian or self to rule out vision as an obstacle to learning; (2) Tenth grade students may be screened as part of their driver education class; and (3) Students who are currently receiving services from USDB or LEA vision specialist who have a diagnosed significant visual impairment will be exempt from screening.
Utah Code 53G-9-404 Vision Screening
(3) A child who is less than nine years old and has not yet attended public school in the state shall, before attending a public school in the state, provide: (a) a completed vision screening form, described in Subsection (5)(a)(i), that is signed by a health care professional; or (b) a written statement signed by a parent that the child will not be screened before attending public school in the state.