Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – 9:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

AGENDA

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A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions

C. Training for Board Members

1. Open Meetings Act

2. Public Information Act

3. Administrative Procedures Act

D. TDLR Video Presentation on Public Comment Process

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

F. Discussion on History and Overview of the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Program

G. Staff Reports

1. Executive Office

a. Introduction and Overview of Executive Office

b. Update on DSHS Transfer to TDLR

c. Overview of the Rule Making Process

2. Compliance Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Compliance Division

b. Statistics

3. Education and Examination Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Education and Examination Division

b. Statistics

4. Enforcement Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Enforcement Division

b. Statistics

5. Licensing Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Licensing Division

b. Statistics

6. Department of State Health Services

a. Update on DSHS Activities Relating to the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Program

b. Recent Developments

H. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 111 to implement the transfer of the Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists program from DSHS to TDLR pursuant to Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015)

I. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting

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

K. Adjournment