Board Meeting Agenda

Friday, June 30, 2017

Department of Consumer Affairs, Headquarters
1625 North Market Blvd, 1st Floor, Hearing Room
Sacramento, CA 95834

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8:30 a.m. - Call to Order, Establishment of Quorum and New Member Introduction, Sam Kbushyan, MBA

  1. Public Comment
  2. Public comment will be accepted after each agenda item and toward the end of the agenda for public comment not related to any particular agenda item. The President may set a time limit, as needed.

  3. Approval of March 10, 2017 Meeting Minutes
  4. Consideration to Amend Section 1399.395 of Division 13.6 of Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations to Increase Fees
  5. Discussion and Possible Action to Extend the Initial Licensing Period from 13-24 Months to 25-36 Months
  6. Legislation of Interest: Review of and Possible Action to Support/Oppose/Watch
    1. AB 387: Minimum wage: health professionals: interns
    2. AB 391: Medi-Cal: asthma preventive services
    3. AB 208: Deferred entry of judgment: pretrial diversion
    4. AB 654: Pediatric home health care
    5. AB 703: Professions and vocations: fee waivers
    6. AB 827: DCA: task force: foreign-trained professionals
    7. SB 27: Professions and vocations: licensees: military service
    8. SB 227: LVN: feeding tube services: neurodegenerative conditions
    9. SB 572: Healing arts licensees: violations; grace period
    10. SB 715: DCA: regulatory boards; removal of board members
    11. SB 796: Healing arts: boards

9:30 a.m. - Workforce Study and Public Comment

  1. 2017 Workforce Study Presentation
  2. Timothy Bates, MPP, Philip R. Lee Inst. for Health Policy Studies Associate Director of Research Strategy, Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco

  3. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda

10:30 a.m. - Discussion and Strategic Planning Session

  1. Future Agenda Items

4:30 p.m. - Adjournment


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Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Time and order of agenda items are subject to change at the discretion of the President. Meetings of the Respiratory Care Board are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. In addition to the agenda item which addresses public comment, the audience will be given appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board, but the President may, at his discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Paula Velasquez at (916) 999-2190 or sending a written request to: Paula Velasquez, Respiratory Care Board, 3750 Rosin Court, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least nine (9) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.