Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation Meeting Agenda

January 19, 2021 830 a.m.
Videoconference Meeting
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This meeting will take place via videoconference and will be broadcast on TDLR’s YouTube channel. The meeting agenda and materials are available on the Department’s webpage at www.tdlr.texas.gov. If you need materials in an alternate format contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at least 5 working days before the meeting date. Phone: (512) 463-6599, E-MAIL: open.meetings@tdlr.texas.gov, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

A. Call to Order and Invocation

B. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum

PUBLIC COMMENT

C. Public Comment *Comments will be limited to no more than 3 minutes*
Any person wishing to address the Commission must submit an Email by following the Public Comment Instructions found on the last page of this agenda or located at www.tdlr.texas.gov. Emails must be submitted to the Commission liaison at Public.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12 p.m., January 18, 2021. TDLR offices will not be open for in-person public comment.

COMMISSION ACTION

D. Discussion and possible action to authorize that Commissioners’ electronic signatures be placed on written orders and decisions resulting from today’s meeting.

MINUTES

E. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of December 8, 2020

RULES

F. Discussion and possible action on the proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 91, §91.25 and §91.92, regarding the Licensed Breeders program. The proposed rules are necessary to implement Senate Bill (SB) 1531, 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019), which made changes to the sections of the Dog or Cat Breeders Act pertaining to criminal history of animal cruelty or neglect. The proposed amendments also make editorial changes to the rules.

G. Discussion and possible action on the re-adoption of 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 91, Dog or Cat Breeders Program, as a result of the four-year rule review.

MOTIONS FOR REHEARING

H. Motions for Rehearing – The Commission may consider and take any action related to the following cases, including but not limited to, rehearing matters previously decided, modifying a prior order, or entering a new order:

Respondents and Asst. General Counsel will each have 5 minutes for presentation and 3 minutes for rebuttal

Item

 Case / Docket Number

 Respondent

1.

BAR20190003216

Brandon Allen

2.

BAR20190015451

Rocky Gallegos

d/b/a Mano de Oro Barbershop

3.

BAR20190013775

Leonard Anthony Stroman

APPOINTMENTS

I. Approval of appointments and or reappointment of members to Advisory Boards, including appointment of presiding officers

APPOINTMENTS:

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors Advisory Board
  • Auctioneer Advisory Board
  • Combative Sports Advisory Board
  • Advisory Board on Cosmetology
  • Driver Training and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
  • Licensed Breeder Advisory Committee
  • Property Tax Consultants Advisory Council

REAPPOINTMENTS:

  • Driver Training and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
  • Property Tax Consultants Advisory Council

J. Appointment of Commission Workgroups and reformatting existing workgroups

STAFF REPORTS

K. STAFF REPORTS

Briefing from agency staff on monthly activities, statistical data, personnel changes,

communications and public outreach. May include discussion of the following topics:

  • Legislative Update
  • COVID-19 Response Update
  • Agency Reports, Statistics, and Trends
  • Sunset Commission Meeting Update
  • HUB Report Update and Mentor Protégé Program
  • Update on Issuing Emergency Licenses
    • Update on the Memorandum of Understanding between Texas Workforce

Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Windham

School District and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

to aide in the efforts of criminal justice involved individuals

re-entering the workforce including reduction in fees and

elimination impediments

EXECUTIVE SESSION

L. Executive Session

  1. Consultation with the Commission’s attorney pursuant to Section 551.071(1), Government Code wherein the Commission will receive a briefing from legal counsel concerning pending or contemplated litigation and/or settlement offers.
  2. Advice from the Commission’s attorney on legal matters authorized by Section 551.071(2), Government Code.

NOTE: The Commission may adjourn into Executive Session to consider any item listed on this agenda if a matter is appropriate for Executive Session discussion.

M. Action on items discussed in Executive Session

CONTESTED CASES (11:00 a.m.)

N. Contested Cases - consideration and possible action (heard before State Office of Administrative Hearings)

Respondents and Prosecutors will each have 5 minutes for presentation and three minutes for rebuttal

Item

 Case / Docket Number

Respondent

1.

MAS20180013206 / 452-19-6575.MAS

Margarita Dritsas

2.

MAS20190011515 / 452-20-1070.MAS

LiQiong Zhou Patton

3.

ELC20200004487 / 452-20-4152.ELC

Lewis Junior Mears

4.

ELC20200004590 / 452-20-3941.ELC

Johnny Lee Spinelli

5.

ELC20200005970 / 452-20-4142.ELC

Jamarkus Simpson

6.

MAS20200007089 / 452-20-4215.MAS

Sandra V. Munoz

7.

MLD20190013381 / 452-20-1525.MLD

Sphaerus LLC d/b/a Envirogyn

8.

ELC20190006785 / 452-19-6074.ELC

Collin Galloway

NEXT MEETING

O. Agenda items for future Commission Meetings

P. Discussion of date, time, and location of future Commission Meetings

ADJOURNMENT

Q. Adjournment

 

TEXAS COMMISSION OF LICENSING AND REGULATION

Online Public Comment Instructions

Please note: The public comment portion of the agenda is not a time to speak about pending cases. If your case is on the agenda, you will be given an opportunity to speak when your case is called.

The Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation will accept public comments at the January 19, 2021, public meeting. 

  • Written comments must be submitted to Comments@tdlr.texas.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. January 18, 2021.
    • Written comments will be provided to Commission members for review prior to the meeting but will not be read aloud during the public meeting.

If you wish to address the Commission by telephone during the public meeting, please provide:

  • your telephone contact information to Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 p.m. January 18, 2021.
    • During the meeting, you will be called at the telephone number you provide.
    • You will be given up to three (3) minutes to speak.

Requests Public Comment must include:

  • Agenda Item or Specific Topic
  • Name
  • Telephone Number
  • Please indicate whom you are representing, ex., attorney, yourself or other

The meeting chairperson may reduce the time provided for public comments based on the number of requests received. 

Ensure that you have a reliable connection and are clearly audible during your call. If you do not answer when TDLR staff calls you, you will not have another chance to provide public comment during this meeting. 

**Please email your public comment request to Public.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov**

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUEST IS 12 p.m. January 18, 2021.

Failure to provide the information requested directly above could result in your comment being delayed or taken out of order.