Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
THIS IS A DRAFT DOCUMENT THAT HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED BY THE
Charles W. Raymond
Donessa L. Horsewood
Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel
Marilyn London, Technical Records Specialist
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The Board reviewed the August 5, 2011 and August 19, 2011 Board meeting minutes. It was moved Ms. Horsewood that the Board approve the August 5 and August 19, 2011 minutes. Seconded by Ms. McKean, motion carried
Ms. Simpson informed the Board that the temporary rules have been published and are now in effect.
Ms. Peel presented the financial report which indicated a balance of $128,263.61 as of September 30, 2011. The Bureau will monitor the balance and possibly consider a fee decrease in the future.
Ms. Peel presented the investigative report.
For Board Determination:
The Board reviewed continuing education cases I-ACU-2012-2, I-ACU-2012-4, and I-ACU-2012-5. It was moved by Mr. Zargoza that the Board close cases I-ACU-2012-2, I-ACU-20124, and I-ACU-2012-5 and send a warning letter to respondent on case I-ACU-2012-5. Seconded by Mr. Raymond, motion carried.
Ms. Peel presented information on continuing education case ACU-2012-3 for the Board to review. It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board close case ACU-2012-3 and send an informational letter regarding the continuing education rules.
The Board discussed sending a letter to the licensees regarding the continuing education rules. Ms. McKean volunteered to draft an article to be posted in the Acupuncture Association Newsletter and bring it to the next Board meeting for review.
Ms. Peel discussed with the Board the process of sending past due disciplinary cases to the collection agency. It was moved by Mr. Raymond to grant the Bureau the authority to allow the collections agency to negotiate settlement of a collections case to a minimum amount, and any potential settlement less than that amount of the original debt would be brought to the Board for review. Seconded by Ms. McKean, motion carried.
OPEN BOOK EXAM
Mr. Raymond reviewed the open book exam that is part of the application packet and felt the exam is acceptable. Ms. McKean stated she would like to see questions added regarding continuing education requirements and volunteered to bring suggestions to the next meeting.
The Board reviewed question 12 on the application and will further discuss at the next meeting for changes.
ELECTION OF CHAIR
It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board elect John Downey for another term as Board Chair. Ms. Horsewood seconded, motion carried.
The Board reviewed a request from Sandi Hagel about carrying forward previous continuing education to count for her 2011 renewal. The request was not approved because the rules only allow up to 15 hours to be carried forward from the previous renewal period and the remainder of the unused hours do not receive any credit.
NEXT BOARD MEETING
The Board scheduled its next meeting for January 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.
A motion was made by Mr. Raymond that the Board go into executive session under Idaho Code § 67-2345(1)(d) to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the Executive Session was to consider license application materials and continuing education audits. It was seconded by Ms. McKean. The vote was: Mr. Zaragoza, aye; Ms. Horsewood, aye; Mr. Raymond, aye; Ms. McKean, aye; and Dr. Downey, aye. Motion carried.
It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board enter regular session. Seconded by Ms. McKean, motion carried. Individual votes for this motion were: Ms. Horsewood, aye; Mr. Raymond, aye; Ms. McKean, aye; Mr. Zaragoza, aye; and Mr. Downey, aye.
It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the Board approve the licensure application for Erin Resko. Seconded by Ms. McKean, motion carried.
CONTINUING EDUCATION AUDITS
The Board reviewed the continuing education audits.
It was moved by Mr. Raymond that the meeting adjourn at 3:30 P.M. MDT. Seconded by Ms. McKean, motion carried.
John Downey, Chair Rho Zaragoza
Charles W. Raymond Lauri McKean
Donessa L. Horsewood Tana Cory, Bureau Chief