January 17-18, 2006
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
ROLL CALL: Bruce English, Chairman
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Stephanie Guyon, Deputy Attorney General
Janice Wiedrick, Technical Records Specialist I
Chairman English called the meeting to order at 9:05a.m.
Mr. Eckersell moved to approve the minutes of July 12, 2005. Mr. Buck seconded the motion, and the motion carried.
Discussion was held on the legislative process and how the Department of Health and Welfare is doing cleanup legislation following the transfer of Crematories to the Mortician Board.
The Legislative process is to do Rules first, then the Law changes.
Financial Report shows a positive balance of $76,753.75. The Bureau and the Board may be looking at a fee decrease in the future.
MOR-2006-1 The Board
MOR-2006-2 The Board
agrees to accept the reco
MOR-2006-3 The Board
agrees to accept the reco
Budd Hetrick presented the Investigative Report.
Fiscal Year 2006: Six (6) co
Fiscal Year 2005: Eight (8) complaints were received. Of those, four (4) were referred to the Attorney General for legal review, three (3) remain under investigation, and one (1) awaits Board determination.
Fiscal Year 2004: Eight (8) complaints were received. Of those, two (2) were closed without action, two (2) were referred to the Attorney General for legal review, one (1) remains under investigation, and three (3) await Board determination.
For Board determination:
MOR-P1-1-2004-5 Mr. Buck moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau to close the case. Mr. Eckersell seconded the motion, and it carried.
MOR-P3-2-2004-6 Mr. Buck recused himself. Mr. Eckersell moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau to close the case. Mr. English seconded the motion, and it carried.
MOR-P5-4-2004-7 Mr. Eckersell moved to accept the recommendation of the Bureau to close the case. Mr. Buck seconded the motion, and it carried.
Mr. Hetrick reviewed the FY2006 contract between the Bureau
and the Board. Mr. Buck
Discussion was held on the examination of the Arts portion for Funeral Directors.
Mr. Buck moved to have the Bureau contact the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards, Inc. to have them administer the Arts exam, by computer, and find out what is needed to accomplish this. Mr. Eckersell seconded the motion, and it carried.
The meeting adjourned for lunch to reconvene at 2p.m.
Chairman English called the meeting to order at 2:05 with all Board members present.
Discussion was held on the proposed law change for the provisional permit being changed to a three-year limit.
BOARD BUSINESS FILE
The business file was cleared with the following actions taken:
The Board reviewed the Trainee Final Report for
The following files have been terminated due to lack of activity:
MOR-10-12-04 JMP-A, MOR-6-28-80-BCG, MOR 9-16-02-BW, MOR 10-6-03-DKA,
The meeting adjourned at 4:03 and will reconvene January 18th at 10:00a.m.
January 18, 2006
ROLL CALL: Chairman English
Chairman English called the meeting to order at 9:50a.m.
The Board discussed the proposed law and rule changes and their impact on the Board.
Certificates of Authority will no longer be issued as a result of the changes. It will be the responsibility of the funeral establishment’s record keeping to make sure that all rules are met. The Bureau Investigators will conduct random audits of the records for compliance.
The Board received a letter from the Pittsburg Institute of Mortuary Science requesting approval of their coursework for Funeral Directors. The Board would like more information from the Institute before giving its approval. 1. What is the pass/fail ratio for the school for the last three years. 2. Are the proposed classes sufficient to pass the Arts section of the Examination.
The Board did an inspection of
Bruce English, Chairman John Buck
Jason J. McDougal M-1007
Valden Christensen M-1011
Matthew Loran Gordon M-1016
Tyson Quinn Smith M-1018
Doug Coultrin M-1021
Matthew Jay Rose M-1026