Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
ADVISORY BOARD OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS MEETING
Monday, November 2, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.
VIDEO CONFERENCE MEETING

AGENDA

This meeting will take place via videoconference and will be broadcast on TDLR’s YouTube channel at 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 five 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
  2. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum
  3. Approval of Minutes – June 22, 2020 Meeting
  4. Public Comment
    Any person wishing to address the Board must submit an Email by following the Public Comment Instructions found on the last page of the agenda or located at www.tdlr.texas.gov. Emails must be submitted to the Board liaison at public.comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 PM, Friday, October 30, 2020. TDLR office will not be open for public comment.
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from Staff and Discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Statistics
      2. Rule Implementation
      3. COVID-19 Updates
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics of cases and penalties
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Current Projects
      3. Outreach
    6. Executive Office
      1. COVID-19 Update
      2. Strategic Planning Update
      3. Legislative Appropriations Requests Update
      4. Sunset Commission Staff Report and Review Process Update
      5. Communication Outreach Statistics
  6. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 110, §110.24 and §110.25, regarding the Athletic Trainers program. The proposed rules implement House Bill (HB) 2059, 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019) which requires athletic trainers and other health care practitioners to complete a human trafficking prevention training course in order to renew their license. The proposed rules also allow the training to count toward the required minimum continuing education for athletic trainers. This agenda item includes discussion of any public comments received on the proposed
  7. Report regarding four-year-rule review
  8. Discussion regarding temporary license eligibility and licensing procedures, and possible referral to a workgroup for further consideration
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for the next Advisory Board meeting
  10. Discussion of dates, times, and location of next Advisory Board meeting
  11. Adjournment

The Advisory Board on Athletic Trainers will accept public comment for the November 2, 2020 meeting.

Written comments must be submitted to Public.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by no later than 12:00

p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020. Comments will be provided to the Board members for their review prior to the meeting but will not be read aloud during the public meeting.

If you wish to address the Board during the public meeting, please provide your contact information to Public.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020. During the meeting, you will receive an email with a link/phone number to join the meeting. You will be given no more than three (3) minutes to speak. The presiding officer may reduce the time provided for public comments based on the number of requests received. Ensure that you have a reliable connection and clear audio.

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

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUEST IS 12:00 PM, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2020

Email request for Public Comment must include:

  • Agenda Item or Specific Topic
  • Name
  • Telephone number
  • Please indicate whom you are representing. Ex: attorney, yourself or other

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