Meeting Agenda

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Veterinary Medical Board
April 23-24, 2013
4545 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Roll Call and Establishment of a Quorum

Call to Order

1. Closed Session

A. Personnel Issues (Government Code section 11126(a)(1))
B. Deliberate and Take Action on Disciplinary Matters (Government Code section 11126(c)(3))


Wednesday, April 24, 2013
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Roll Call and Establishment of a Quorum

Call to Order

2. Approve January 29-31, 2013 Meeting Minutes

3. Executive Officer Report

4. Administrative/Budget Committee Report – Linda Starr

A. Assistant Executive Officer’s Program Report
B. Review Budget, Revenue, Expenditure Projections for 2012/2013 and Budget Fund Condition
C. Update on CPS Report for Succession Planning
D. Strategic Plan Update
E. Update on Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Requirements
i. Practice Act Overview
i. Letter from AAVSB President
ii. Funded Delegate Program
G. New Issues
i. Animal Rehabilitation
1. Proposed Regulations
2. Rulemaking Flowchart

5. Legislation/Regulations Committee Report – Linda Starr

A. 2012/13 Legislation
i. SB 307 – Sunset Bill
ii. SB 809 – Controlled Substances Reporting (CURES)
iii. AB 343 – Animal Cruelty: Duty to Report.
B. Animal Control Officer Training Update (SB 1162)
C. Update on Ongoing Regulations
i. Disciplinary Guidelines
ii. Minimum Standards Regulations
D. 2012/13 Regulations
i. Proposed VTNE Transition Regulations – Review and Consider Adoption
ii. Review Regulation Calendar

6. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Report – Dr. Bill Grant

A. Bagley-Keene Issues

7. Enforcement Committee Report – Dr. Richard Johnson

A. Enforcement Program Manager’s Report
B. CPEI Update

8. Exam Vet/RVT Committee Report – Kim Williams, RVT

A. Exams/Licensing Program Manager’s Report
i. Update on CE Audit Program
ii. Update on Transition to VTNE
B. Report on RVT Task Force Meeting

9. 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)).

10. Agenda Items and Next Meeting Dates

A. Agenda Items for Next Meeting
B. Board Meetings
i. July 23-24, 2013 – Sacramento
ii. October 22-23, 2013 – Riverside
iii. January 21/22 or 28/29, 2014 – Sacramento
C. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Meetings
i. June 12, 2013
ii. November 13, 2013
D. RVT Task Force Meeting – Sacramento
i. June 11, 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.