Board Meeting Agenda

Friday, October 23, 2020

Public Teleconference Meeting

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

  1. President's Opening Remarks
  2. 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.

  3. November 1, 2019 Meeting Minutes Approval (Action)
  4. Executive Ofcer’s Report (Possible Action)
    1. COVID Impact
    2. Sunset Report/Review
    3. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Web Accessibility
    4. New BreEZe Feature: Electronic Transaction Attachment
    5. LinkedIn Presence
    6. Year-End Newsletter
  5. Fiscal Report (Possible Action)
  6. Licensing and Enforcement Activity Annual Report (Possible Action)
  7. Legislation and Regulation (Possible Action)
    1. Legislation
      • AB 1616 (Low) - DCA: boards: expunged convictions
      • AB 2028 (Aguiar-Curry) - State Agencies: meetings
      • AB 2113 (Low) - Refugees, asylees, and immigrants: professional licensing
      • AB 2185 (Patterson and Gallagher) - Applicants licensed in other states
      • AB 2704 (Ting) - Healing arts: licensees: data collection
      • AB 2854 (Assembly B P) - BVNPT
      • AB 3045 (Gray) - DCA: boards: veterans: military spouses: licenses
      • SB 162 (Galgiani) - Pulmonary hypertension task force
      • SB 275 (Pan) - Health Care and Essential Workers Protection Act
      • SB 878 (Jones) - DCA Licensing: applications: wait times
      • SB 937 (Hill) - State agencies: web accessibility
      • SB 1168 (Morrell) - State agencies: licensing services
      • SB 1474 (Senate B P) - Business and professions
    2. Regulations
      1. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Comments Received During the 45-day Comment Period for the Board’s Proposed Rulemaking to Amend California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Sections 1399.370 and 1399.372 Relating to Substantial Relationship and Rehabilitation Criteria
      2. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Adoption of Proposed Amendments to California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Sections 1399.370 and 1399.372 Relating to Substantial Relationship and Rehabilitation Criteria
  8. Election of Ofcers for 2021
  9. Calendar 2021 Meeting Dates
  10. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
  11. 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 the agenda of a future meeting (Government Code section 11125, 11125.7(a)).

  12. Future Agenda Items
  13. CLOSED SESSION (Not open to the public)
  14. 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


Pursuant to the provisions of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20, dated March 17, 2020, a physical meeting location is not being provided. The Respiratory Care Board will hold a public meeting via a teleconference platform.


For all those who wish to participate or observe the meeting on Friday, October 23, 2020, please log on to the following website:

Event number: 146 346 4359
Event password: RCB10232020

For all those who wish to participate by audio only or if you do not have a microphone, you may call:

Audio conference: +1-415-655-0001
Access code: 146 346 4359


The meeting will be Webcast provided there are no unforeseen technical difficulties. To view the Webcast, please visit:

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.