Advisory Board on Barbering Meeting Agenda

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.
TDLR's North Campus - 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Suite 125E
1106 Clayton Lane - Austin, Texas 78723

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum and Introductions
  3. Approval of Minutes – November 4, 2019 Meeting
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from Staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Highlights of Selected Cases
      2. Personnel Updates
      3. Statistics
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Public and Industry Outreach
      2. Personnel Updates
      3. Medical and Health Professions Section Activities and Projects
    6. Field Inspections Division
      1. Most Common Violations
      2. Division Projects
      3. Personnel Updates
      4. Statistics
    7. Executive Office
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Sunset Review Process
      3. Strategic Planning
      4. Communication Outreach Statistics
      5. Introduction of Anti-Trafficking Unit
  6. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed new rules and amendments existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 82, regarding the Barbering program. The proposed new rules, amendments, and repeals implement necessary changes as required by the 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019), and the passage of House Bill (HB) 2847. HB 2847 increases the inspection cycle for certain establishments and provides for the regulation of remote service businesses and remote services; The proposed new rules and amendments include proposed recommendations for the Advisory Board to consider if they choose to lower the number of hours required to obtain a Class A Barber License from 1,500 to 1,000 hours. The proposed new rules and amendments also include recommendations made by the Advisory Board workgroup members to streamline the Barbering Program, provide clarity and remove regulatory burdens. This agenda item includes discussion of the public comments received on the proposed rules.
  7. Recommendations for agenda items for the next Advisory Board meeting
  8. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Advisory Board meeting
  9. Adjournment