TEXAS COMMISSION OF LICENSING AND REGULATION AGENDA

April 13, 2016 - 8:30 a.m.

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

AGENDA

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/user/TexasLicensing .

Between 7:30 a.m. and the beginning of the meeting, the public will be able to view informational videos on contested cases, motions for rehearing, and public comment.

A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum

C. 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 offer, including but not limited to: Ashish Patel et al. v. Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation et al., Cause No. D-1-GN-09-004118, in the 345th Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas.

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.

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

E. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of March 9, 2016

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

1. ACR20130010518, ACR20130006679/452-16-0031.ACR; Respondent Carlos J. Diaz, Jr.

2. ACR20150004409, ACR20150004418/452-15-1209.ACR; Respondent Codey Lynn Bryan

3. ELC20150016603/452-15-5355.ELC; Respondent Perry Coleman

4. ELC20160002086/452-16-0386.ELC; Respondent Maximiliano Rojas

5. ELC20150019609/452-16-0749.ELC; Respondent Jonathan W. Groves

6. TOW20150012859/452-15-5255.TOW; Respondent Joseph Campanella

G. 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. BAR20150022808; Respondent George I. Carter

2. COS20150020557; Respondent Ultimate Continuing Education

3. COS20150008326; Respondent Marcos S. Venegas d/b/a Delilah Long Hair Salon

4. COS20160002892; Respondent La Cetra La Shon Billups

5. TOW20140007166; Respondent Ian Jacob Rendon

H. Discussion and possible action on request to exceed Capital Budget regarding Department of State Health Services (Versa) Program.

I. Overview and possible discussion of phase 1 rule implementation for Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015); which transferred seven programs from the Texas Department of State Health Services to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

J. Discussion and possible action on the proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 116, Subchapter A, §116.1 and §116.2; Subchapter B, §§116.10 - 116.14; Subchapter C, §116.20 and §116.21; Subchapter D, §116.30; Subchapter E, §§116.40 - 116.44; Subchapter F, §§116.50 - 116.53; Subchapter G, §§116.60 - 116.65; Subchapter H, §116.70; Subchapter I, §§116.80 - 116.83; Subchapter J, §116.90 and §116.91; Subchapter K, §§116.100, 116.101, 116.103 - 116.105; Subchapter L, §116.110; Subchapter M, §116.120; Subchapter N, §§116.130 - 116.132;           Subchapter O, §§116.140 - 116.142, to implement Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), which transfers the DIETITIANS program from the Texas Department of State Health Services to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

K. Discussion and possible action on the proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 114, §§114.1, 114.10, 114.20 - 114.30, 114.40, 114.50, 114.65 - 114.70, 114.80, 114.90 and 114.95, to implement Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), which transfers the ORTHOTICS and PROSTHETICS program from the Texas Department of State Health Services to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

L. Discussion and possible action on the proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 115, §§115.1 - 115.7, 115.13 - 115.16, 115.20, 115.21, 115.23, 115.25, 115.70, 115.75, 115.80, 115.90, 115.100, 115.111 - 115.123 and 115.125, to implement Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), which transfers the MIDWIVES program from the Texas Department of State Health Services to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

M. Discussion and possible action on the proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 110, §§110.1, 110.12, 110.14 - 110.25, 110.30, 110.70, 110.80, 110.90 and 110.95, to implement Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), which transfers the ATHLETIC TRAINERS program from the Texas Department of State Health Services to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

N. Discussion and possible action on the proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 111, Subchapter A, §111.1 and §111.2; Subchapter B, §§111.10 - 111.14; Subchapter C, §§111.20 - 111.23; Subchapter D, §§111.30, 111.35 - 111.37; Subchapter E, §§111.40, 111.45 - 111.47; Subchapter F, §§111.50, 111.55 - 111.57; Subchapter G, §§111.60, 111.65 and 111.66; Subchapter H, §§111.70, 111.75 - 111.77; Subchapter I, §§111.80, 111.85 -111.87; Subchapter J, §§111.90, 111.95 - 111.97; Subchapter K, §§111.100, 111.105 and 111.106; Subchapter L, §§111.110, 111.115 - 111.117; Subchapter N, §§111.130 - 111.132; Subchapter O, §111.140; Subchapter P, §§111.150 - 111.155; Subchapter Q, §111.160; Subchapter R, §111.170 and §111.171; Subchapter S, §§111.180 - 111.183; Subchapter T, §§111.190 - 111.192; Subchapter U, §§111.200 - 111.202; Subchapter V, §§111.210 - 111.215; Subchapter W, §111.220; Subchapter X, §§111.230 - 111.232, to implement Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), which transfers the SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS and AUDIOLOGISTS program from the Texas Department of State Health Services to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

O. Discussion and possible action on the proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 112, Subchapter A, §112.1 and §112.2; Subchapter B, §§112.10 - 112.14; Subchapter C, §§112.20 - 112.26; Subchapter D, §§112.30 - 112.33; Subchapter E, §§112.40 - 112.44; Subchapter F, §§112.50 - 112.53; Subchapter G, §112.60 and §116.61; Subchapter H, §§112.70 - 112.72; Subchapter I, §112.80; Subchapter J, §§112.90 - 112.98; Subchapter L, §112.110; Subchapter M, §112.120; Subchapter N, §§112.130 - 112.134; Subchapter O, §112.140; and Subchapter P, §112.150, to implement Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), which transfers the HEARING INSTRUMENT FITTERS and DISPENSERS program from the Texas Department of State Health Services to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

P. Overview and Commissioner involvement in the Strategic Planning Process 

  • Timeline
  • Appointment of Commissioner Workgroup

Q. Staff Reports
Briefing from agency staff and discussion:

1. Executive Office

  • Agreed Orders, Default Orders and Cease & Desist Orders
  • Recent developments
    • New programs Bill Implementation activities
    • Strategic Planning Kickoff / Sessions
    • Personnel changes
    • TDLR Challenge Survey
    • Presentations, Outreach, and Meetings with Constituent Groups
      • TX Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention March 10, 2016
      • House Defense and Veteran’s Affairs Committee Hearing, March 17, 2016
      • House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety Hearing, March 29, 2016

2. Office of Strategic Relations and Communications

    • Social Media key statistics & update

3. Compliance Division

    • New personnel 
    • Staff participation in Governor’s Small Business Forums
    • Staff involvement in Exam Development
    • Implementation of new programs
    • Training provided to constituents by Architectural Barriers Program staff
    • Training provided to Austin Fire Department by Elevator Program staff
    • Electrical Program staff activities related to complaint investigations, license sweeps, and local building official support
    • Air Conditioning Contractors Program staff activities related to complaint investigations
    • Barber and Cosmetology Programs staff support of review of revised law and rules books
    • Compliance statistics

4. Customer Service Division

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

5. Education & Examination Division

    • Recent Accomplishments/Current Projects
    • Examination Statistics
    • Continuing Education course, provider, curriculum statistics
    • School Inspection statistics
    • Implementation of new programs

6. Enforcement Division

    • Enforcement statistics
    • Implementation of new TDLR programs
    • TDCJ offender education speaking engagements
    • Industry speaking engagements
    • Strategic Planning focus group sessions

7. Field Operations

    • Recent accomplishments
    • Current projects
    • Personnel changes
    • Inspection statistics
    • Implementation of new programs

8. Financial Services Division

    • Update on Division activities
    • Status of DIR-DCS Contract
    • Personnel Change

9. General Counsel Office

    • Update on rulemaking
    • Open records previous determination from the Office of Attorney General
    • Speaking engagements and training
    • Collections statistics
    • Case statistics
    • Open records statistics

10. Human Resources Office

    • Update on personnel changes
    • Update on personnel statistics
    • Update on ethics training

11. Information Technology Division

    • Recent accomplishments
    • Current activities
    • Update on personnel changes

12. Licensing Division

    • Licensing statistics
    • Recent accomplishments
    • Update on personnel changes

13. Office of Innovation

    • Update on special projects and presentations for Executive
    • Update on DSHS program transfer
    • Update on job shadowing
    • Update on research & analytics training

R. 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*

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

T. Adjournment