Meeting Materials

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Friday, August 26, 2016
9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
(or until conclusion of business)

Courtyard Marriott
2701 Main Street
Irvine, CA 92614


While the Board intends to webcast this meeting, it may not be possible to webcast the entire open meeting due to limitations of resources.


1. Call to Order/Roll Call and Establishment of a Quorum

2. Petition for Reduction of Penalty and Early Termination of Probation (9:00 am)

A. Dr. Gregory Tom, OD


3. Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(3), the Board Will Meet in Closed Session for Discussion and Deliberation on Disciplinary Matters and the Above Petition


4. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda

Note: The Board may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section, except to decide whether to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting [Government Code Sections 11125, 11125.7(a)]

5. President’s Report

A. Welcome and Introductions

B. 2016-2017 Board Meeting Dates and Locations

C. Committee and Workgroup Structures

6. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes

A. May 27, 2016

7. Department of Consumer Affairs Report

8. Executive Officer’s Report

A. BreEZe

B. Budget

C. Personnel

D. Examination and Licensing Programs

E. Enforcement Program

F. Strategic Plan

9. ARBO Annual Meeting Summary

10. Update on Occupational Analysis and Audit of NBEO Examination

11. Update on the Board’s 2016 Sunset Report

12. Update on RDO Advisory Committee

13. Discussion and Possible Action on 2016 Legislation Impacting Healing Arts Boards and the Practice of Optometry

A. AB 12 (Cooley) State Government: Administrative Regulations: Review

B. AB 2744 (Gordon) Healing Arts: Referrals

C. SB 1039 (Hill) Professions and Vocations

D. SB 1155 (Morell) Professions and Vocations: Licenses: Military Service

E. SB 1195, 1194 or Similar Bill; Proposed Legislation Addressing North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners Supreme Court Decision

F. SB 482 (Lara) Controlled Substances: CURES Database

G. SB 622 (Hernandez): Optometry

H. SB 836 Registered Dispensing Opticians Program Move (Originally TB 201)

14. Update and Possible Action on Children’s Vision and Mobile Clinic Workgroups

15. Update on Rulemaking Calendar and Possible Action Regarding Regulations Impacting the Practice of Optometry

A. Amendment to California Code of Regulations (CCR) § 1582 Unprofessional Conduct and Amendment to CCR § 1516 Application Review and Criteria for Rehabilitation Following Disapproval

B. Amendment to CCR § 1399.260 RDO Fees, § 1399.261 Contact Lens Dispenser Fees, § 1399.263 Spectacle Lens Dispenser Fees

C. Amendment to CCR § 1523 Licensure Examination Requirements to Update Form 39A-1. Rev. 7-09, Form OLA-2, Rev. 11/07, and Form LBC-4, rev. 2/07

D. Amendments to CCR § 1536 Continuing Optometric Education; Purpose and Requirements

E. Proposed Revision to CCR § 1514.1 Co-Location Reporting Requirement

F. Amendment to CCR § 1502 Delegation of Functions

G. Amendment to CCR § 1530.1 Qualifications of Foreign Graduates

H. Amendment to CCR § 1506 Certificates –Posting

I. Amendment to CCR § 1523.5 Abandonment of Applications

J. Proposed Addition to CCR § 1503 Relating To Accreditation of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

16. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Minimum Certification Requirements For All Optometrists to Practice in California

17. Election of Officers

18. Future Agenda Items

19. Adjournment