Bureau of Occupational Licenses
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Barbara N Rawlings – Chair
Kyndal May Verveckken
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Clarence William Blea M.D.
Karl Klein, Administrative Attorney
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to make the changes as discussed in the February 12, 2010 minutes. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried
A motion was made by Ms. Verveckken to approve the minutes of February 12, 2010. Seconded by Ms. Bartlett, motion carried.
Ms. Cory presented the legislative update. The Midwifery rules will go into effect once the Pro-Tem and speaker sign the concurrent resolution. This is usually around the time the Legislature adjourns.
Ms. Hall presented the financial report to members of the Board, which showed negative cash balance of $8,731.58 as of 2/28/2010.
Ms. Hall presented the FY2010 Contract to the Board members for review and discussion.
A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to approve the FY 2010 Contract and authorize the Board Chair to sign. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.
BIRTH STATISTICS REPORT
The Board reviewed and discussed the revised birth statistics report. On page two, question number six, the Board removed the word gestational from the question.
A motion was made by Ms. Wiens to approve the birth statistics report with the change as discussed. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried
The Board reviewed and discussed the annual renewal applications.
A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to approve the renewal applications with the changes as discussed. Seconded by Ms. Wiens, motion carried.
The Board reviewed and discussed the revised licensure application. It was noted that all applications and documentation for midwives applying under the Grandmother clause must be received prior to July 1, 2010. The Bureau will draft a letter to be posted on the website notifying applicants that in order to have their license by July 1, 2010 all applications and required documentation should be received by June 1, 2010.
A motion was made by Ms. Bartlett to approve the licensure application. Seconded by Ms. Verveckken, motion carried.
The Board discussed the peer review process. The Board determined that over the next four years it would take note of any possible changes to the rules and discuss at a later date.
The Board reviewed and approved the mailing list of interested parties to receive the Board’s letter regarding midwifery licensure.
The Board reviewed and discussed the opinion from the Attorney General’s Office regarding religious practice exemptions requested by Representative Pete Neilsen.
April 30, 2010
May 12, 2010
June 10, 2010
The meeting adjourned at 11:05 A.M.
Barbara N Rawlings, Chair Kyndal May Verveckken
Paula Wiens Michelle Bartlett
Clarence William Blea M.D.