Meeting Agenda - AMENDED

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Veterinary Medical Board
January 25-26, 2012
Hearing Room
2005 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, California

Wednesday, January 25, 2012
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order - Roll Call

2. Closed Session

A. Deliberations on Disciplinary Cases (Government Code section 11126(c)(3))


Thursday, January 26, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

3. Call to Order - Roll Call

4. Approve October 17-19, 2011 Meeting Minutes

5. Executive Officer Report

A. Board Program Reports [2]

6. Presentation from MAXIMUS on Diversion Program

A. Consider Reappointment of DEC Public Member Jim Weisenberg

7. Administrative/Legislative Committee Report

A. Review Budget, Revenue and Expenditure Projections for 2011/2012
B. Update on American Association of Veterinary State Boards Mid-Year Meeting - Dr. Tom Kendall
i. Consider Nominations for AAVSB Board of Directors
C. Review and Consider Adopting Updated Administrative Procedures Manual
D. Update on CPS Contract Proposal for Succession Planning and Board Staff Allocations
E. Review and Consider Adoption of the Board’s Strategic Plan 2012-2014
F. Review Issues Referred to Multidisciplinary Committee for Prioritization
G. Sunset Review Project - 2012/2013
i. Electronic Records Requirements
H. Update on State Required Training
I. Update on Form 700 Requirements

8. Exam Committee Report

9. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Report – Dr. Bill Grant

A. Report on November 16, 2011 Meeting
B. Report on Status of Citation and Fine Guidelines and Regulations
C. Consider Reappointments of Committee Members Dr. Bill Grant, Dr. Jon Klingborg, Jennifer Boyle, RVT, and Diana Hagle to First Full Three-Year Term

10. Discussion and Consider Adoption of Disciplinary Guidelines

A. Consider Amendments from SB 1441 in Guidelines

11. Legislation/Regulations Committee Report

A. Discuss 2012 Legislation
i. Veterinary Practice – Unlicensed Activity
ii. Business and Professions Code Section 4836.1 – Administration of Drugs
iii. SB 969 –- Pet Groomers
B. Discuss Pet Lovers License Plate
i. AB 610 - License Plate
ii. Proposed Regulations
C. Review and Consider Comments in Response to 15-day Notice on Changes to Proposed Minimum Standards Regulations [2] [3] [4]
D. Proposed Regulations for RVT Approved School Requirements
E. Review Regulation Calendar
F. Review Hospital Inspection Self Checklist

12. Enforcement Committee Report

A. Committee Recommendations for Improving Enforcement Program
B. Expert Witness Manual/Training

13. Comments from Public/Outside Agencies/Associations

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

14. Agenda Items and Next Meeting Dates

A. Board Meetings
i. April 24/25, 2012 – Orange County
ii. July 24/25, 2012 – Sacramento
iii. October 23/24, 2012 – Paso Robles or Vicinity
iv. January 22/23, 2013 – Sacramento
B. Multidisciplinary Committee Meetings (3 meetings per year)
i. March 14, 2012 – Sacramento
ii. June 13, 2012 – Sacramento
iii. November 14, 2012 – Sacramento


Times stated are approximate and subject to change. This meeting will conform to the Open Meeting Act. Agenda discussions and report items are subject to action being taken on them during the meeting by the Board at its discretion. The Board provides the public the opportunity at meetings to address each agenda item during the Board’s discussion or consideration of the item. Total time allocated for public comment on particular issues may be limited.

The meeting locations are accessible to the physically disabled. Other disability-related accommodations or modifications can be provided upon request. Please make your request for disability-related accommodations by contacting Ethan Mathes at (916) 263-2610 or sending a written request to that person at the Board, 2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2250, Sacramento, CA 95815. Providing at least five (5) business days notice prior to the meeting will help ensure availability of requested accommodations. Direct all other requests to Ethan Mathes at the same address or telephone number.