Bureau of Occupational Licenses
Lisa Hansen Penny
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Carla R. Wolfrum
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Karin Magnelli, Deputy Attorney General
Kay Christensen, Administrative Attorney
GUESTS: Daniel Brown, Attorney
John Sander, denturist
Mr. Howell moved to approve the agenda. Ms. Penny seconded, and it carried.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ms. Boyle moved to approve the minutes of November 6, 2009 as amended. The amendment is: Under the Guest section of the minutes she stated she was interested in establishing legislation for a Board for dental hygienists, and was interested in seeing a board meeting. Mr. Howell seconded, motion carried.
Ms. Cory reported the bill to remove the Board members from PERSI, and to raise the fee cap to $1,000 have passed the Legislature. The Rules for supervising denturists to be present during apprenticeship training with patients was approved.
A postcard outlining the law and rule changes is to be sent to all Denturitry licensees. Mr. Howell moved to approve the amended postcard, showing the website to be sent. Ms. Boyle seconded the motion, motion carried.
Ms. Hall presented the financial report showing a negative balance of $32,141.70. The revenues have increased but the expenditures have out-paced the revenues. The attorney fees and hearing officer fees are part of the reason why the expenses have grown.
Ms. Magnelli presented a memorandum on disciplinary cases. Ms. Westerberg recused herself.
2010.1 Ms. Boyle moved to close 2010.1, and file a disciplinary complaint on 2010.2. Ms. Penny seconded, motion carried.
Ms. Peel reported there are no investigations for determination.
John R. Sander and his attorney, Daniel Brown, addressed the Board regarding Case No. DEN-2008-1.
A final order is unique, case specific, and tailored to each disciplinary action. This is not a precedent setting situation about not making partials.
Mr. Howell moved to reinstate the license LD-30 with conditions of:
1. Not to make partials, only repair.
2. A three year probation that includes quarterly reports, a program for repayment of partial costs and fees be paid by the end of probation.
Ms. Penny seconded the motion, and it carried.
Discussion was held on a change to the law to allow denturists to make and repair partials. It was determined that this is a scope of practice issue and should be referred to the Denturists Association.
The next scheduled meeting is November 1, 2010.
Ms. Boyle moved to adjourn the meeting at 12:29 p.m. Mr. Holloway seconded, motion carried.
Rebecca L. Westerberg, Chair Richard Howell
Carla R. Wolfrum Lisa Hansen Penny
Sylvia Boyle Tana Cory, Bureau Chief