Agenda Items and Meeting Materials


July 17-18, 2019

Department of Consumer Affairs
1747 N. Market Blvd.
1st Floor Hearing Room

Sacramento, California 95834

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10:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2019

  1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum

  2. Introductions

  3. Public Comment on 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).)

  4. Review and Approval of April 17-18, 2019 Board Meeting Minutes

  5. Report and Update from Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)

  6. Review, Discussion, and Possible Action on Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee (MDC) Report - Jeff Pollard, DVM

  7. Discussion and Possible Action on California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Guidelines for Veterinarians: Judicious Use of Antimicrobials in Livestock –Annette Jones, DVM, CDFA and Roselle Busch, DVM, CDFA

  8. Update, Discussion, and Possible Action Related to Pet Cremation Services – Dennis Cuevas-Romero, Deputy Director, Division of Legislative Affairs, DCA, and Gina Sanchez, Bureau Chief, Cemetery and Funeral Bureau

  9. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Potential Legislation Related to Business and Professions Code Section 4827 and Animal Shelter Services

  10. Update, Discussion, and Possible Action on 2019 Legislation:
    1. Assembly Bill (AB) 312 (Cooley, 2019) State government: administrative regulations: review
    2. AB 366 (Bloom, 2019) Animals: blood, blood components, and biologics
    3. AB 496 (Low, 2019) Business and professions
    4. AB 528 (Low, 2019) Controlled substances: CURES database
    5. AB 544 (Brough, 2019) Professions and vocations: inactive license fees and accrued and unpaid renewal fees
    6. AB 611 (Nazarian, 2019) Sexual abuse of animals
    7. AB 613 (Low, 2019) Professions and vocations: regulatory fees
    8. AB 1230 (Quirk, 2019) Veterinary medicine: declawing animals
    9. AB 1553 (Fong, 2019) Animal impoundment
    10. Senate Bill (SB) 53 (Wilk, 2019) Open meetings
    11. SB 202 (Wilk, 2019) Animal blood donors
    12. SB 627 (Galgiani, 2019) Medicinal cannabis and medicinal cannabis products: veterinary medicine

  11. Update, Discussion, and Possible Action on Proposed Regulations
    1. Status of Pending Regulations
    2. Sections 2027 and 2027.5, Article 3, Division 20, Title 16 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR) Regarding DVM Graduates and Students of Veterinary Colleges – Job Tasks and Eligibility for R.V.T. Licensure
    3. Section 2032.1, Article 4, Division 20, Title 16 of the CCR Regarding Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship and Telemedicine

  12. Discussion and Possible Action on Draft 2020 Sunset Review Report

  13. Board President Report – Jaymie Noland, DVM

  14. Registered Veterinary Technician Report – Jennifer Loredo, RVT

  15. Executive Management Reports
    1. California Horse Racing Board Collaboration
    2. Budget
    3. Enforcement
    4. Licensing/Examination
    5. Hospital Inspection


  16. Future Agenda Items and Next Meeting Dates

  17. Recess until July 18, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.

  18. 9:00 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2019

  19. Reconvene - Establishment of a Quorum

  20. Enforcement and Discipline Process Overview – Robert Stephanopoulos, Enforcement Manager, and Karen Denvir, Deputy Attorney General and Board Liaison, Office of the Attorney General, Department of Justice

  21. Effective Probation Drug and Alcohol Monitoring, Specimen Selection, Evaluation, and Related Issues – James L. Ferguson, DO, FASAM, Medical Director, Recovery Management Services

  22. Update, Discussion, and Possible Action Regarding Uniform Standards for Substance Abusing Licensees Subcommittee Report – Mark Nunez, DVM, and Kathy Bowler

  23. Petition for Termination of Probation - Shanna Tungloong, RVT, Registration No. 11243 - (1:00 p.m.)


  25. Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(3), the Board Will Deliberate on the Above Petition and Disciplinary Actions.

  26. Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(a)(1), the Board will meet in closed session to discuss the Executive Officer Evaluation.


  28. Adjournment