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Veterinary Medical Board
October 16-17, 2012
Rondoval Room
San Diego Zoo
San Diego, California

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

1. Call to Order - Establishment of a Quorum

2. Discuss Executive Officer Evaluation [2]

3. Approve June 12, 2012, July 24-25, 2012, and September 5, 2012 Meeting Minutes

4. Sunset Review Pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 4800 [2]

A. Administrative Procedures Manual Update [2]
i. Discuss Policy for Vice Presidency Vacancy
ii. Discuss Two-Member Committee Process
B. AB 1839 - Administration of Drugs [2]
i. Certification of Veterinary Assistants

5. Reinstatement Hearing – 2:00 p.m.

6. Closed Session

A. Deliberate and Take Action on Disciplinary Matters (Government Code section 11126(c)(3))


Wednesday, October 17, 2012
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

7. Call to Order - Establishment of a Quorum

8. Executive Officer Report

9. Administrative/Budget Committee Report - Linda Starr

A. Staff Program Report
B. Review Budget, Revenue, Expenditure Projections for 2011/2012, and Budget Fund Condition Status [2] [3] [4]
C. Update on CPS Contract Proposal for Succession Planning and Board Staff Allocations
D. Strategic Plan Update [2]

10. Legislation/Regulations Committee Report - Linda Starr

A. 2011/ 2012 Legislation Update
i. SB 1162 - Animal Control: Tranquilizers [2]
B. 2012/13 Legislation
i. Sunset Bill
ii. SB 616 - Controlled Substances Reporting [2]
iii. AB 1424 - Outstanding Tax Obligations [2]
C. 2012/13 Regulations
i. Pet Lovers License Plate Proposed Regulations
ii. Review Regulations Calendar [2]

11. Enforcement Committee Report - Dr. Richard Johnson

A. Staff Program Report [2]
i. Hospital Inspection Program Update
ii. MDC and Board Member Enforcement Training
iii. Hospital Inspection Checklist Review Requirement for Renewal
B. Discuss CPEI Proposed Regulations [2]
C. Discuss SB 1441 Guidelines [2]

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

A. Discuss Status of RVT Exam Transition to National Veterinary Tech Exam
i. Proposed Regulation Changes for RVT National Exam Transition
1. RVT Law Exam Plan Update
B. Alternate Route RVT Programs Concept Language

13. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Report – Dr. Bill Grant

A. Report on Status of Regulatory Projects
i. Citation and Fine Guidelines and Regulations
ii. Animal Rehabilitation
B. Discuss MDC Vacancy

14. 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)).

15. Agenda Items and Next Meeting Dates

A. Agenda Items for Next Meeting
B. Board Meetings
i. January 29-31, 2013 - Sacramento (1/29 Board Member Enforcement Training)
ii. April 23-24, 2013 - Orange County
iii. July 23-24, 2013 - Sacramento
iv. October 22-23, 2013 - San Diego
B. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Meetings - Sacramento
i. November 13-14, 2012
ii. March 13, 2013
iii. June 12, 2103
iv. November 13, 2013


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.