Agenda for Licensed Breeders Advisory Committee Meeting, January 30, 2017

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.
1106 Clayton Lane - Room 125 E - Austin, Texas 78723


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A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum

C. Approval of the minutes - Meeting of September 26, 2016

D. Public Comment
**Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**

E. Staff reports

1. Executive Office

a. Overview of TDLR and Executive Office Operations, Restructuring, and

Personnel Changes

b. Legislative Update

c. Recent Development

2. Compliance Division

a. Outreach Efforts – Compliance attendance at Association or Industry Meetings

3. Enforcement Division

a. Enforcement statistics

b. Highlights of selected cases

c. Recent speaking engagements and training/education/outreach presentations

4. Field Operations Division

a. Most common violations

b. Division projects

c. Division personnel updates

d. Inspection Statistics

5. Licensing Division

a. Licensing statistics

6. Office of General Counsel

a. Statutory Interpretation of Cage Stacking

F. Discussion and possible Recommendation on workgroup reports and comments submitted in response to rules review including stacking:

1. Standards workgroup discussion on issues and comments related to cage size, flooring and the environment

2. Registration and Training workgroup discussion on issues related to unlicensed activity

G. Discussion of 2016 Licensed Breeder Survey Results

H. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting

I. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting

J. Adjournment