Board Meeting Agenda

March 28, 2024

Department of Consumer Affairs
North Market Hearing Room 102
1625 North Market
Sacramento, CA 95834

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Continuing Education Information for Attendance

11:00 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. October 24, 2023 Meeting Minutes Approval

  4. Legislation of Interest
    1. Two-Year Bills
    2. Introduced in 2024

  5. Discussion and Possible Action Related to Proposed Regulations, Title 16, California Code of Regulations, Section 1399.365, Basic Respiratory Tasks and Services

  6. Strategic Plan Licensing Goal 2.2: Develop and promulgate regulations identifying basic respiratory tasks and services and disseminate information to pertinent state agencies and licensed facilities in response to the implementation of Senate Bill 1436.

  7. Professional Qualifications Committee Update & Discussion (Raymond Hernandez, Chair, Michael H. Terry, Member)
    1. Draft 2024 Workforce Survey for Review, Discussion and Possible Action

      Strategic Plan Goal 2.3: Evaluate current respiratory care educational requirements and revise, as necessary, to support practice standards and patient safety.

    2. AB 927 (Statutes of 2021) Community Colleges Statewide Baccalaureate Degree Program: Process and Impact on Respiratory Care Education Programs

      Strategic Plan Goal 2.4: Collaborate with professional organizations and schools to perform a needs assessment for the advanced respiratory practitioner role in California to address the projected shortage of physicians and the evolving role of being a physician extender.

  8. Proposed Meeting Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2025 Temecula, CA (Concurrent with the California Society for Respiratory Care’s (CSRC’s) Annual Meeting)

  9. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
  10. 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)).

  11. Future Agenda Items

  12. CLOSED SESSION (Not open to the public)
  13. 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.

  14. Adjournment (Est 2:30 p.m.)


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. Public comments may be subject to a time limit, at the discretion of the Board President. Members of the public will not be permitted to “yield” their allotted time to other members of the public to make comments. 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 anceled 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 seven (7) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.