MORTICIAN BOARD OF EXAMINERS
ROLL CALL: Laine Eckersell, Chairman
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Emily Mac Masters, Prosecuting Attorney
Election of Chairman
Mr. Buck moved to elect Laine Eckersell as Chairman. Mr. Hutton seconded the motion, and the motion carried
Chairman Eckersell called the meeting to order at 8:55a.m.
Mr. Buck moved to approve the minutes of January 17, 2006 and February 28, 2006 conference call. Mr. Hutton seconded the motion, and it carried.
Ms. Jacobsen reported the Bureau now has the Athletic Commission and the Board of Naturopathic Physicians. The indirect costs to the Mortician Board should decrease because of the new Boards.
The Bureau underwent an audit and received a clean report.
The financial report shows a positive balance of $74,956.89.
Ms. Mac Master presented cases MOR 2006-1 and MOR 2006-2 to the Board for final determination. Mr. Buck moved that Ms. Mac Master is to draft a warning letter to the respondent about the grey area involved and that the reports are to be filed within 24 hours barring extreme and unusual circumstances. Mr. Hutton seconded the motion, and it carried.
Discussion was held on the proposed legislation that was held in the business committee last session concerning the Certificate of Authority and clarifying the record keeping process. Mr. Buck moved to resubmit the proposed legislation for this year’s legislative session and have Mr. Hales meet with Ken Mallea for consideration of any changes and Ms. Jacobsen contact Chairman Black. Mr. Hutton seconded the motion, and it carried.
Mr. Hutton moved to close with no action taken. Mr. Buck seconded, and it carried.
Mr. Hutton moved to close the case with a letter to the Complainant on civil avenues available. Mr. Buck seconded, and it carried.
Mr. Hetrick discussed the contract between the Bureau and the Board. Mr. Hutton moved to approve the contract and have Chairman Eckersell sign on behalf of the Board. Mr. Buck seconded the motion, and it carried.
Rule 450.01 display room for caskets needs to be changed to include video display of caskets when the rules are made.
Ms. Jacobsen stated that due to a change in the Law individuals must be registered as a lobbyist to contact elected officials regarding Law and Rule changes.
All applications for review need to be faxed to Board members.
Mr. Hutton moved to go into executive session to consider records that are exempt from disclosure as provided in chapter 3, title 9, Idaho Code. Mr. Buck seconded the motion and it carried.
Mr. Buck moved to come out of executive session. Mr. Hutton seconded and it carried.
Mr. Hutton moved to approve six (6) applicants for licensure (shown below). Mr. Buck seconded, the motion carried.
The next meeting is scheduled for January 16-17, 2007.
Having no further business before them the meeting adjourned at 4p.m.
Laine Eckersell, Chairman Dave Hutton
Jason Ray Arnold M-1014 Ryan D. Rasmussen M-1028
Eric Gene Schley M-1029 Randall L. Basterrechea M-1049
Jeanette Sievers M-1050 Keith W Campbell M-1053