Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
James H. Opdahl
F. Duayne Sims
Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel
Erin Anderson, Secretary
A motion was made by Mr. Sims that one Bureau staff and one Board member be allowed to attend The Conference annual conference and pay expenses. Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.
Mr. Ellsworth presented the following case to the Board:
MOR-2007-6 and MOR-2007-7 the Respondent in this matter requested oral argument to the Board at its next regularly scheduled meeting. Mr. Sims made a motion to accept the hearing officer’s Findings of Fact, Conclusion of Law and Final Order and authorize the Chair to sign. This motion died for lack of a second. Mr. Opdahl made a motion that all documentation be sent to the Board for its review and that a conference call to discuss the matter be scheduled for 12/13/11 at 9:00 AM MST. Seconded by Mr. Sims, motion carried. Ms. Anderson was instructed to review previous minutes for any past notes on this matter and to include any findings with the case material.
Mr. Ellsworth also updated the Board with case MOR-2009-3 and MOR-2009-4 noting that no response had been received from the Respondent.
A motion was made by Mr. Sims that the Board go into executive session under Idaho Code § 67-2345(1) (d) to consider records that are exempt from disclosure under the Idaho Public Records Law. The purpose of the Executive Session was to consider registration application materials. The motion was seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried. Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Opdahl, aye; Mr. Sims, aye; and Mr. Hutton, aye.
A motion was made by Mr. Sims to go out of executive session. Motion was seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried. Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Sims, aye; Mr. Opdahl, aye; and Mr. Hutton, aye.
Mr. Sims made a motion to approve issuance of the following Certificate of Authority. Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:
Niles Nelson MCA-1278
Mr. Opdahl made a motion to approve the following applicant to take the Idaho Law and Rule test to become a licensed mortician. Seconded by Mr. Sims, motion carried:
Mr. Sims made a motion to approve the following continuing education providers. Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried:
Vern Slater-Financial Assistant
Dodge Institute for Advanced Mortuary Studies
Mr. Opdahl made a motion to table the following continuing education provider for further information. Seconded by Mr. Sims, motion carried.
Professional Preneeds Inc.
Ms. Hall discussed the new continuing education requirement and the process for renewing an expired license. The Board agreed that in the first year of the continuing education requirement, there will be a carryover period of 18 months instead of the normal 12 month period for continuing education.
The Board reviewed continuing education for renewal of an expired personal license. Mr. Sims made a motion to accept this licensee’s continuing education and allow the license to be reinstated. Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried.
NEXT MEETING 12/13/11
A motion to adjourn was made by Mr. Sims. Seconded by Mr. Opdahl, motion carried. Individual votes for this motion were: Mr. Sims, aye; Mr. Opdahl, aye; and Mr. Hutton, aye.
David L. Hutton, Chair James H. Opdahl
F. Duayne Sims Tana Cory, Bureau Chief