Podiatric Medical Examiners Advisory Board Meeting

October 4, 2021 at 10:00 a.m

AGENDA

This meeting will take place via videoconference, and will be broadcast on TDLR’s YouTube channel. The meeting agenda and materials will be 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, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Introduction of Amanda Nobles and Certification of Quorum
  3. Advisory Board Member Training
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Administrative Procedure Act
    3. Public Information Act
  4. Approval of Minutes – December 7, 2020
  5. 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 this agenda or located at www.tdlr.texas.gov. Emails must be submitted to board.comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 PM, October 1, 2021. TDLR offices will not be open for public comment.
  6. Staff Reports – Briefing and Discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
      3. Current Projects
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
      3. Case Highlights
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Statistics
      2. Exam Update
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Current Projects
      3. Outreach
    6. Executive Office
      1. 87th Legislative Session and Bill Implementation Update
      2. Communication Outreach Statistics
  7. Workgroup reports – updates, discussion and possible recommendation:
    1. Licensing Workgroup – Review of activities of the workgroup regarding the addition of the faculty license.
    2. Standard of Care Workgroup – Review of application for hyperbaric oxygen certification.
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 130, Subchapter D, §§130.40 and 130.42, Subchapter F, §130.60, and the repeal of an existing rule at 16 TAC, Chapter 130, Subchapter F, §130.61, regarding the Podiatry Program. The proposed rules implement Texas Occupations Code §202.261 by establishing a limited faculty license type, harmonize the waiver provisions for licensure between the full and provisional license rules, and repeal an expired transition rule for license fees.
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  11. Adjournment

The Podiatric Medical Examiners Advisory Board will accept public comments for the October 4, 2021 meeting.

Written comments must be submitted to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. on October 1, 2021. Comments will be provided to the Board members for their review prior to the meeting but will not be read publicly during the public meeting. 

If you wish to address the Board during the public meeting, please provide your contact information to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 p.m. on October 1, 2021. Prior to the meeting, you will receive an email with a link to join the meeting. You will be given up to 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 Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov. **

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUESTS IS 12:00 PM, OCTOBER 1, 2021.

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.