Orthotists and Prosthetists Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Friday, July 21, 2017 – 10:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions

C. Approval of minutes – Meeting of January 20, 2017

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. TDLR Legislative Session Update

b. Bill Implementation Timeline

c. Recent Developments

2. Compliance Division

a. Health Professions Section Update

b. Public Outreach – Attendance at Professional Association Meetings and other outreach activities

3. Education and Examination Division

a. Examination Information

b. Personnel Updates

4. Enforcement Division

a. Highlights of Selected Cases

b. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects

c. Key Statistics

5. Field Operations Division

a. Inspection Process Update

b. Personnel Updates

6. Licensing Division

a. Statistics

F. Update from workgroups and possible recommendations:

1. Licensing workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding licensing requirements and rules, inspections and compliance, and other administrative matters

2. Standard of Care workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding standards of care matters and rules

G. Discussion of the 85th Legislative Session bills affecting the Orthotists and Prosthetists Program: HB 4007

H. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting

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

J. Adjournment