Board Meeting Agenda

Friday, October 26, 2018

Fresno City College
Room HS 230
1101 East University Avenue
Fresno, CA 93741

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9:00 a.m. - Call to Order, Establishment of Quorum

  1. Public Comment
    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.
  2. May 14, 2018 Meeting Minutes (Approval)
  3. Budget Update (Review/Possible Action)
  4. Annual Licensing and Enforcement Statistics (Review/Possible Action)
  5. Legislation of Interest (Review/Possible Action)
    1. SB 714 (Newman): DCA board; removal of board members
    2. SB 769 (Hill): Baccalaureate Degree Pilot Program
    3. SB 1003 (Roth): Respiratory Care
    4. SB 984 (Skinner): State boards and commissions: representation: women
    5. SB 1137 (Vidak): Veterans: professional licensing benefits
    6. SB 1491 (Senate BP&ED): Healing arts: omnibus bill
    7. AB 710 (Wood): Cannabidiol
    8. AB 1793 (Bonta): Cannabis Conviction
    9. AB 2138 (Chiu): Licensing boards: denial of application: criminal conviction
    10. AB 2409 (Kiley): Professions and vocations: occupational regulations
    11. AB 2483 (Voepel): Indemnification of public officers and employees: antitrust awards
  6. Update on Proposed Continuing Education Regulatory Language
  7. Informational Update on Meetings with the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians
  8. Clinical Education Oversight Discussion (Possible Action)
  9. Commission of Accreditation for Respiratory Care Changes - Discussion (Possible Action)
  10. American Association for Respiratory Care's Taskforce on Competencies for Entry into Respiratory Therapy - Discussion (Possible Action)
  11. Planning and Discussion for SB 1003 (Possible Action)
  12. Election of Officers for 2019 (Action)
  13. Calendar 2019 Meeting Dates (Action)
  14. Future Agenda Items
  15. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
    The Board may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section that is not included on this agenda, except to decide whether to place the matter on agenda of a future meeting (Government Code section 11125, 11125.7(a)).

CLOSED SESSION (Not open to the public)

Pursuant to subdivision (c) (3) of Government Code section 11126, the Board will meet in closed session to consider proposed disciplinary actions, stipulated settlements, and petitions for modifications/termination of probation and reinstatement.

12:00 p.m. - Adjournment


The meeting may be cancelled or changed without notice. For verification, please check the Board’s website at

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 public may comment on items not on the agenda, but Board members cannot discuss or take action on items not on the agenda. The agenda is available on the Board’s website at This meeting may be canceled or changed without any notice. For verification, please check the Board’s website at or call (916) 999-2190.

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.