February 10, 2016 - 7:30 a.m.

Twin Towers Office Center
1106 Clayton Lane
1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
Austin, Texas


If you require auxiliary aids, services or materials in an alternate format contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at least 5 working days prior to the meeting date. Phone: (512) 463-6599, FAX: (512) 475-2874, E-MAIL: open.meetings@tdlr.texas.gov, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

The meeting will be broadcast on TDLR's YouTube channel at https//www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDGn_9leg7c .

A. 7:30 a.m. Viewing of contested cases, motion for rehearing, and public comment videos
NOTE: The video may be shown at other times during the meeting

B. 8:00 a.m. Call to Order

C. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum

D. Executive Session

1. Consultation with staff attorney pursuant to section 551.071(1), Government Code wherein the Commission will receive a briefing from General Counsel concerning pending or contemplated litigation, and/or settlement offers.

2. Advice from the General Counsel on legal matters authorized by 551.071(2).

3. Under section 551.074, Government Code, discussion of personnel matters.

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.

E. Action on items discussed in Executive Session
Discussion and possible action on items discussed in the Executive session

F. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of January 6, 2016

G. Contested Cases - consideration and possible action (heard before SOAH)

1. ACR20130000723/452-15-3746.ACR; Respondent Charles Thompson d/b/a Cooling Breeze AC

2. ACR20130002099, ACR20130010461/452-15-4207.ACR; Respondent Christian N. Torres

3. BAR20150011444/452-15-4333.BAR; Respondent Segundo D. Daniels

4. ACR20140018376/452-15-1196.ACR; Respondent Humberto A. Trillo, III

5. BAR20150015845/452-15-4853.BAR; Respondent Joseph Walter Johnson

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:

1. COS20150014884; Respondent Ha P Dung d/b/a Star Nails

I. Update on the certification of the contingent revenue riders for the 2016-2017 biennium

J. Discussion and possible action on the proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 86, §§86.225 - 86.228, to establish  a process that expedites consent tow truck permits, consent tow operator licenses and tow company licenses in areas that are included in an Emergency Declaration Proclamation, regarding the Vehicle Towing and Booting program

K. Discussion and possible action on the proposed repeal to an existing rule at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 61, §61.120, and new rule §61.120 to implement changes made by House Bill 3315, 84th Legislature,  Regular Session (2015), relating to the composition of the Combative Sports Advisory Board, regarding the Combative Sports program

L. Staff Reports
Briefing from agency staff and discussion:

1. Executive Office

  • Agreed Orders, Default Orders and Cease & Desist Orders
  • Recent developments
    • Agency 2016-2017 Appropriations
    • New programs Bill Implementation activities
    • Presentations, Outreach, and Meetings with Constituent Groups
      • Texas Public Policy Foundation Conference on January 6, 2016

2. Office of Strategic Relations and Communications

    • Social Media key statistics & update

3. Compliance Division

    • Staff activities supporting the Driver Education and Safety Program
    • Staff participation in association meetings
    • Presentation of the new shorter-format Texas Accessibility Academy  
    • Staff involvement in exam development
    • Staff support for rule development and adoption
    • Compliance statistics

4. Customer Service Division

    • External Stakeholder’s Visit/Meeting
    • Current projects
    • Update on Contact Center statistics
    • Personnel changes

5. Education & Examination Division

    • Recent Accomplishments/Current Projects
    • Examination Statistics
    • Continuing Education Statistics
    • School Inspection statistics

6. Enforcement Division

    • Enforcement statistics
    • Implementation of new TDLR programs
    • TDCJ offender education speaking engagements
    • Industry speaking engagements

7. Field Operations

    • Recent accomplishments
    • Current projects
    • Personnel changes
    • Inspection statistics

8. Financial Services Division

    • Update on Division activities
    • Status of DIR-DCS Contract
    • Funding for transferred programs

9. General Counsel Office

    • Update on rulemaking
    • Update on court cases with potential impact on TDLR
    • Open records previous determination from the Office of Attorney General
    • Speaking engagements and training
    • Update on streamlining review of default orders
    • Collections statistics
    • Case statistics
    • Open records statistics

10. Human Resources Office

    • Update on personnel changes
    • Update on personnel statistics

11. Information Technology Division

    • Recent accomplishments
    • Current activities
    • Update on personnel changes

12. Licensing Division

    • Licensing statistics
    • Recent accomplishments
    • Update on current projects

13. Office of Innovation

    • Update on OI Projects
    • Update on DSHS Pit Team

M. Advisory Board Report

Briefing from staff and discussion on the following advisory board meeting and the subjects discussed and actions taken in the meeting:

      • Licensed Breeders Advisory Committee – 01/11/16
      • Towing, Storage and Booting Advisory Board – 01/14/16
      • Combative Sports Advisory Board – 01/15/16
      • Weather Modification Advisory Committee – 01/28/16
      • Cosmetology Advisory Board – 02/08/16
      • Midwives Advisory Board – 02/09/16

N. Approval of appointments of members to Advisory Board, including appointment of presiding officers

      • Athletic Trainers Advisory Committee
      • Architectural Barriers Advisory Committee
      • Advisory Board on Barbering
      • Advisory Board on Cosmetology
      • Property Tax Consultants Advisory Council

O. Public Comment
*Comments will be limited to no more than 3 minutes*
*any person wishing to address the Commission should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant*

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

Q. Adjournment