Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation Meeting Agenda

Videoconference Meeting
COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA
July 6, 2021 8:30 a.m.

This meeting will take place via videoconference and will be broadcast on TDLR’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/TexasLicensing. 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).

  1. Call to Order and Invocation
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Acknowledgement of Commissioner Resignation
  3. Recognition of Rob Troutt, Chief Boiler Inspector’s appointment to the National Board
  4. of Boiler and Pressure Vessel InspectorsNational Board’s Board of Trustees

  5. Recognition of the Government Relations Team and TDLR Legislative Support Team for their work during the 87th Texas Legislative Session

PUBLIC COMMENT

  1. 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.govby 12 p.m., July 5, 2021. TDLR offices will not be open for in-person public comment.

COMMISSION ACTION

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

MINUTES

  1. Approval of Minutes – Meetings of May 6, 2021 and May 18, 2021

RULES

  1. Discussion and possible action on the readoption, revision, or repeal, as a result of the four-year rule review, of the rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code:
  • Chapter 59, Continuing Education Requirements;
  • Chapter 60, Procedural Rules of the Commission and the Department;
  • Chapter 70, Industrialized Housing and Buildings;
  • Chapter 72, Professional Employer Organization; and
  • Chapter 73, Electricians

EXECUTIVE SESSION

  1. 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.
  2. Action on items discussed in Executive Session

CONTESTED CASES

  1. 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

TOW20190015970 / 452-19-6995.TOW

Kareem Aziz

2

ELC20200003709 / 452-21-0042.ELC

Miguel Soriano

3

MAS20200012401 / 452-21-0174.MAS

Miranda Cydney Bloom

4

BAR20200004596 / 452-21-0194.BAR

Andre Devaughn Boles

5

TOW20200007642 / 452-21-0339.TOW

Sonny G. Harding

6

ACR20200006537 / 452-21-0854.ACR

Joseph L. Smith, Jr.

7

MAS20200012449 / 452-21-0206.MAS

Bridgette Dancy

8

BAR20190011558 / 452-20-4378.BAR

Juan Angel Marez, Jr.

9

TOW20200006720 / 452-21-0510.TOW

William C. Blake

MOTIONS FOR REHEARING

  1. 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

VSF20180007719

J and B Hicks Inc d/b/a US 59 Enterprise

STAFF REPORTS

  1. Staff Reports

Briefing from agency staff on activities, statistical data, personnel changes, communications and public outreach. May include discussion and update of the following topics:

  • Legislative Session
  • Bill Implementation Process
  • COVID-19 Response
  • Agency Reports, Statistics, and Trends
  • HUB Report and Mentor Protégé Program
  • Improvements, delays, and changes in TDLR’s licensing process
  • Emergency Licenses
  • Personnel Changes – retirements, promotions, etc.

NEXT MEETING

  1. Agenda items for future Commission Meetings
  2. Discussion of date, time, and location of future Commission Meetings

ADJOURNMENT

  1. 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 July 6, 2021, public meeting. 

  • Written comments must be submitted to Comments@tdlr.texas.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. July 5, 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 during the public meeting, please provide:

  • your contact information to Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 p.m. July 5, 2021.
    • You will receive an email invitation to join the meeting.
      • You may join the meeting via computer or telephone, but you must join the meeting no later than 8:30 a.m.
      • After 8:30 a.m. you may submit a written comment, but you will not be admitted into the meeting
      • You may be required to download software to join the meeting, test your connection early to be sure you can connect to the meeting
    • You will be given up to three (3) minutes to speak.

Requests Public Comment must include:

  • Agenda Item or Specific Topic
  • Name
  • Email and Phone 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. 

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

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUEST IS 12 p.m. July 5, 2021.


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