Bureau of Occupational Licenses
Minutes of May 12, 2006
ROLL CALL: ††††† Steven Snapp, Chair
John Rietz, Board Member
††††††††††††††††† Michael Flandro, Board Member (participated by phone)
††††††††††††††††† Donald James, Board Member
STAFF: †††††† Rayola
Jacobsen, Bureau Chief
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Chairman, Dr. Steven Snapp, called meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.
Motion was made by Dr. Tiller to approve the minutes for February 22, 2006 as amended with the correct spelling for Dr. Rietz. Seconded by Mr. Rietz, motion carried.
Ms. Jacobsen gave the legislative report. The legislation regarding consolidating the Optometry Special Account with the IBOL account passed through the legislature and will become effective July 1, 2006. The Optometry Board will then be handled under one financial account.
Budd Hetrick presented the financial report of both accounts. Mr. Hetrick added to the legislative report by stating their account will operate under one account, effective July 1, 2006.
Budd Hetrick presented the investigative report with one complaint up for board decision. OPT-P4-4-2004-2. A motion was made by Dr. Tiller to accept the Bureauís recommendation for closure. Dr. James seconded, motion carried.
Board discussed changes to both Optometry law and rule.
SCOPE OF PRACTICE LETTER
letter defining the Optometry scope of practice to be distributed to all
Moved by Dr. Rietz to enter into executive session to discuss application files exempt from public disclosure. Seconded by Dr. James, motion carried.
Moved by Dr. James to come out of executive session. Seconded by Dr. Rietz, motion carried.
Motion made by Dr. James directing the Bureau staff to send a letter to the applicant directing him to submit school accreditation and the law and rule for Nigeria. Dr. Tiller seconded, motion carried.
The next meeting was scheduled for July 7, 2006 at 8:30 am.
A motion was made by Dr. Tiller to adjourn the meeting at 11:45am. Seconded by Dr. Flandro, motion carried.