IDAHO ATHLETIC COMMISSION

Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063 

 

Board Meeting Minutes of 2/3/2012

 

 

COMMISSION MEMBERS PRESENT:Tom Katsilometes - Commissioner

 

 

BUREAU STAFF: ††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel

 

OTHERS PRESENT:† †††††††††††††††††† Jean Uranga, Board Prosecutor

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The meeting was called to order at 2:00 PM MST by Tom Katsilometes.

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Review of the minutes will be deferred until the next meeting of the Commission.

 

 

LEGISLATIVE REPORT

 

The pending rule which includes fee increases was approved by both the House and the Senate.† Mr. Katsilometes asked whether he had any discretion on the †fees for the combatants or if he was required to charge the fees in the rule once it becomes effective.† It was determined that the Commissioner has no authority to change fees set in rule.

 

 

MEMORANDUM

 

ATC-2009-4 Ms. Uranga presented the memorandum to Commissioner† Katsilometes and he accepted the recommendation of the hearing office and authorized closure.

 

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT

 

Ms. Peel presented the investigative report to the Commission.

 

I-ATC-2009-4, I-ATC-2010-11, I-ATC-2011-2, and I-ATC-2011-6 Commissioner †Katsilometes accepted the recommendation and authorized closure.

 

I-ATC-2010-8† Commissioner† Katsilometes accepts the recommendation and authorizes closure.

 

I-ATC-2011-10 Commissioner† Katsilometes accepted the recommendation and authorized closure.

 

I-ATC-2012-3 Commissioner† Katsilometes accepted the recommendation and authorized closure.† Commissioner† Katsilometes asked whether the tribe could continue holding events without state sanctioning.† Mr. Ellsworth suggested that if the tribe requests sanctioning, there should be a memorandum of understanding between them and the Commission.† Commissioner Katsilometes will discuss the Commissionís †authority on the reservation with Deputy Commissioner James Stoll.

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Ms. Peel discussed a request from the collection agency that handles past due disciplinary accounts.  The collection agency asked if the Commission would give the Bureau the authority to negotiate a settlement on any past due balances. 

 

Commissioner Katsilometes granted the Bureau the authority to allow the collection 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 Commissioner for review. 

 

NEXT MEETING will be held 02/08/2012 at 4:30 p.m.† The purpose of this meeting is to make a determination on ATC-2009-2.

 

ADJOURNMENT

Adjournment at 2:40 p.m.

 

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Tom Katsilometes, Chair††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tana Cory, Bureau Chief