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Veterinary Medical Board
July 24-25, 2012
Hearing Room
2005 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, California

5375 Camp 8 Road
Paso Robles, California
(July 24, 2012 only)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order - Roll Call

2. Closed Session - 10:00 a.m. to Noon

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

3. Ceremonial Swearing In of New Veterinary Medical Board Members

4. Election of Officers

5. Approve April 24-25, 2012 Meeting Minutes

6. Sunset Review Pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 4800

A. Discuss Narrative, Statistics and Input from Board Members
B. Develop Recommendations for Legislative Change
i. Admin Committee
ii. Enforcement Committee
1. Consumer Notification of Licensing Board Information/Premise Registration and Licensing Exemptions
iii. General Discussion of Recommendations for Legislative Change


Wednesday, July 25, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

7. Call to Order - Roll Call

8. Executive Officer Report

A. DCA Travel Memo/Restrictions

9. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Report – Dr. Bill Grant

A. Report on June 13, 2012 Meeting
B. Report on Status of Citation and Fine Guidelines and Regulations
C. Animal Rehabilitation
D. MDC Vacancy

10. Administrative/Legislative Committee Report

A. Admin/Exams/Licensing Program Report - Staff
i. Update on CPS Contract Proposal for Workforce Planning
B. Review Budget, Revenue and Expenditure Projections for 2011/2012 [2]
C. Newsletter/Website
D. AAVSB Report
i. RACE Updated
ii. Announce Delegate to Annual Meeting
iii. Discuss Board’s Position on AAVSB Proposed Bylaws Changes

11. Exam/Vet/RVT Committee Report - Kim Williams, RVT

A. Review RVT Committee Meeting – May 9, 2012
B. Discuss Proposed Language for Alternate Route Program Approval
i. AB 2296 (Block) – California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009
C. Discuss Regulation Cleanup - “Unregistered Assistant” to “Veterinary Assistant”
D. Discuss Status of RVT Exam Transition to National Vet Tech Exam
i. Update on Development of Law Exam
E. Discuss Title Protection and Veterinary Technologist
F. Military Experience as a Qualification for Licensure

12. Legislation/Regulations Committee Report

A. Discuss 2012 Legislation
i. SB 969 (Vargas) – Pet Groomer
ii. AB 1839 (Ma) – Administration of Drugs
iii. SB 1162 (Runner) – Animal Control Officers/Controlled Substances
iv. SB 850 (Leno) – Medical Records
B. Discuss Options for Implementing SB 1441 [2] [3]
C. Review Regulations Calendar

13. Enforcement Committee Report

A. Enforcement Program Report – Staff
B. Board Member Enforcement Training – January 2013
C. Discuss CE Programs for Probationers

14. Discuss and Consider Adopting Disciplinary Guidelines [2] [3] [4] [5]

15. 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)).

16. Agenda Items and Next Meeting Dates

A. Board Meetings
i. September 5, 2012 - Sunset Review - Sacramento
ii. October 16/17, 2012 – San Diego
iii. January 21, 2013 - Board Member Enforcement Training
iv. January 22/23, 2013 – Sacramento
v. April 23/24, 2013 – Orange County/Riverside
vi. July 23/24, 2013 - Sacramento
B. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Meetings
i. November 13/14, 2012
ii. March 13, 2013
iii. June 12, 2103


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.