Agenda Items and Meeting Materials

TELECONFERENCE MEETING NOTICE

Board Members

Action may be taken on any item listed on the agenda.

Lillian Wang, OD., President
Mark Morodomi, JD, Vice President
Eunie Linden, JD, Secretary
Cyd Brandvein, Public Member
Jeffrey Garcia, OD
Glenn Kawaguchi, OD
Joseph Pruitt, OD
Sandra D. Sims, JD, Public Member
David Turetsky, OD
Donald Yoo, JD, Public Member
Vacant, Optician Licensed Member

QUARTERLY BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Friday, November 19, 2021 Time: 9:30am to the close of business

This public meeting will be held online via WebEx Events. To participate online, please log on to the website the day of the meeting using the links below:

https://dca-meetings.webex.com/dca-meetings/j.php?MTID=mc0d5b581c071b031e30b476a49ac9439

If joining using the link above

Event number: 2483 904 4188 Event password: CSBO11192021

If joining by phone

+1-415-655-0001 US Toll
Access code: 248 390 44188 Event password: 27261119

NOTE: The Board will hold this public meeting through teleconferencing and will make this public meeting accessible telephonically to all members of the public seeking to observe and to address the state body, pursuant to Gov. Code 11133 as added by AB 361. Members of the public may observe or participate using the link above. Due to potential technical difficulties, please consider submitting written comments via email prior to the meeting: optometry@dca.ca.gov

AGENDA

  1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum
  2. Public Comment on 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).)
  3. Board President’s Report
    1. Introduction of New Board Member, Donald Yoo
    2. Dispensing Optician Committee Openings
  4. Discussion and Possible Approval of August 27, 2021 Board Meeting Minutes
  5. Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) Quarterly Meeting Report
  6. Discussion and Possible Action on Legislative Proposals and Priorities for 2022
    1. Report from Chair Turetsky
  7. Discussion and Possible Action on Decision Not to Proceed on Implementation of AB 443 Regulatory Rulemaking (Amend Title 16, § 1524; Adopt Title 16, § 1527)
  8. Discussion and Possible Action on Optometry Continuing Education Regulations (Amend Title 16, § 1536)
  9. Department of Consumer Affairs Update
    1. Executive Office
    2. Budget Office
  10. Staff Presentation and Discussion of 2022 Board and Committee Meeting Dates
  11. Executive Officer’s Report
    1. Enforcement Program
      1. Quarterly Statistics
      2. Presentation on Enforcement Process
    2. Examination and Licensing Programs
      1. Quarterly Statistics
      2. Presentation on Optometry Initial Licensing Process
    3. Legislative and Regulatory Update
      1. Assembly Bill 407 (Salas and Low) Optometry: scope of practice
      2. Assembly Bill 691 (Chau) Optometry: SARS-CoV-2 vaccinations: SARS-CoV-2 clinical laboratory tests or examinations
      3. Assembly Bill 1534 (Committee on Business and Professions) Optometry: mobile optometric clinics: regulations.
      4. Senate Bill 509 (Wilk) Optometry: COVID-19 pandemic: temporary licenses
      5. Optometry Continuing Education Regulations (Amend Title 16, § 1536)
      6. Implementation of AB 896 (Adopt Title 16, §§1583 – 1586)
      7. Implementation of AB 458 (Adopt Title 16, §1507.5; Amend Title 16, § 1524)
      8. Optician Program Omnibus Regulatory Changes (Amend Title 16, §§ 1399.200 – 1399.285)
      9. Optometry Disciplinary Guidelines (Amend Title 16, §1575)
      10. Dispensing Optician Disciplinary Guidelines (Amend Title 16, § 1399.273)
      11. Requirements for Glaucoma Certification (Amend Title 16, § 1571)
    4. Outreach and Communications Update
    5. Strategic Plan Update – Report of Committees
  12. Future Agenda Items
  13. CLOSED SESSION
    1. The Board Will Meet in Closed Session for Discussion and Deliberation on Disciplinary Matters, Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(3)
    2. The Board will meet in Closed Session pursuant to Government Code section 11126(a)(1) to conduct the annual performance evaluation of its Executive Officer
    3. The Board Will Adjourn the Meeting

The mission of the California State Board of Optometry is to protect the health and safety of California consumers through licensing, registration, education, and regulation of the practice of Optometry and Opticianry.

Meetings of the California State Board of Optometry and its committees are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act. Public comments will generally be taken on agenda items at the time the specific item is raised. Please respect time limits, which the Chairperson may request on an as-needed basis to accommodate all interested speakers and the full agenda. The Board or its committees may take action on any item listed on the agenda. Agenda items may be taken out of order to accommodate speakers and to maintain a quorum.

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting the Board at 916-575-7170, email: optometry@dca.ca.gov, or mailing a written request to Kristina Eklund at the California State Board of Optometry, 2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure the availability of the requested accommodation.