Meeting Materials

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Friday, November 4, 2016
9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
(or until conclusion of business)

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel LAX
1985 East Grand Ave,
El Segundo, CA 90245


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. 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)]

3. President’s Report

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. 2016-2017 Board Meeting Dates and Locations
  3. Committee and Workgroup Structures
  4. Board President Monthly Updates
  5. DCA’s Annual Distributed Costs Meeting
  6. DCA Internal Board Audit
  7. Teleconference Procedures and Policies

4. Update, Discussion and Possible Action on Concerns Raised Related to the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) Examination and National Board Examinations (Parts I, II, and III); NBEO to Participate Via Telephone

5. Presentation by the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO) on the Optometric Education (OE) Tracker System

6. Update, Discussion and Possible Action Regarding OE Tracker Requirements and Potential Amendments to CCR § 1536 Continuing Optometric Education; Purpose and Requirements

7. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes

  1. August 26, 2016

8. Update from the Department of Consumer Affairs, Which May Include Updates Pertaining to the Department’s Administrative Services, Human Resources, Enforcement, Information Technology, Communications and Outreach, as Well as Legislative, Regulatory and Policy Matters

9. Executive Officer’s Report

  1. BreEZe
  2. Budget
  3. Personnel
  4. Examination and Licensing Programs
  5. Enforcement Program

10. Discussion and Possible Action on Board’s 2016 Sunset Report

11. Update on RDO Advisory Committee

12. Update on 2016 Legislation Impacting Healing Arts Boards and the Practice of Optometry

  1. SB 482 (Lara) Controlled Substances: CURES Database
  2. SB 622 (Hernandez): Optometry
  3. SB 1039 (Hill) Professions and Vocations

13. Update, Discussion and Possible Action on Recommendations Regarding Children’s Vision Legislative Proposal (Formerly SB 402)

14. Update, Discussion and Possible Action on Recommendations Regarding Mobile Clinics and Potential Legislative Proposal

15. Review, Consideration and Possible Action on Consumer Protection Committee Recommendations Regarding the Scope of Practice Educational Outreach

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

  1. Amendment to California Code of Regulations (CCR) § 1582 Unprofessional Conduct and Amendment to CCR § 1516 Application Review and Criteria for Rehabilitation Following Disapproval
  2. Amendment to CCR § 1399.260 RDO Fees, § 1399.261 Contact Lens Dispenser Fees, § 1399.263 Spectacle Lens Dispenser Fees
  3. 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
  4. Amendments to CCR § 1536 Continuing Optometric Education; Purpose and Requirements
  5. Proposed Revision to CCR § 1514.1 Co-Location Reporting Requirement
  6. Amendment to CCR § 1502 Delegation of Functions
  7. Amendment to CCR § 1530.1 Qualifications of Foreign Graduates
  8. Amendment to CCR § 1506 Certificates –Posting
  9. Amendment to CCR § 1523.5 Abandonment of Applications
  10. Proposed Addition to CCR § 1503 Relating To Accreditation of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

17. Future Agenda Items


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


19. Adjournment