Bureau of Occupational Licenses
700 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0063
Jody S. O'Donnell
Dennis J. Bell
Mary R. Reis
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Gayle L Chaney
Leah D Whiteman
Dawn Hall, Administrative Support Manager
Lori Peel, Investigative Unit Manager
Maurie Ellsworth, Legal Counsel
Linda Goff, Technical Records Specialist I
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
After review of the minutes of September 29, 2011, a motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell to approve the minutes. Ms. Reis seconded. The motion carried.
Ms. Cory reminded the Board that the deadline for any law change is the first week of August, and any change to rules is the third week in August.
Ms. Hall presented the financial report. As of September 30, the Board has a positive balance of $35,353.92
Ms. Peel presented the Investigative Report which is linked above.
For Board Determination:
I-SHS-2012-3 A motion was made by Mr. Bell to authorize closure. Ms. Osterhout seconded. The motion carried.
Ms. Peel discussed with the Board a request from the collection agency that handles past due disciplinary accounts. The collection agency asked if the Board would give the Bureau the authority to negotiate a settlement on any past due balances. Ms. O’Donnell moved to grant the Bureau the authority to allow the collection agency to negotiate a settlement of a collection case to a minimum amount, and any potential settlement less than that amount of the original debt would be brought to the Board for review. Mr. Bell seconded. The motion carried.
Discussion of Rules revision for Sub-Committee Meeting November 18th
A discussion was held regarding items to be reviewed by the sub-committee. The sub-committee will be looking at supervision requirements, specifically to more clearly define requirements in regard to Provisional Permits. Definitions of Aides and Assistants and requirements for licensure will also be reviewed.
Ms. Osterhout will present information regarding telepractice she and Ms. O’Donnell have gathered. Ms. Reis reported that telepractice is not used in the nursing profession according to her research.
Chairman Seitz noted he will present information regarding internet and mail order sales of hearing aids as this is now offered by Medicaid providers.
The Sub-Committee will be comprised of Chairman Seitz, Mr. Bell and Ms. Osterhout, and will meet November 18 at 8:30 AM.
A motion was made by Ms. O’Donnell 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 license application materials. It was seconded by Ms. Reis. The vote was: Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Osterhout, aye; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes. The motion carried.
Ms. O’Donnell made a motion to come out of executive session. Ms. Reis seconded. The vote was Mr. Bell, aye; Ms. O’Donnell, aye; Ms. Reis, aye; Ms. Osterhout; and Chairman Seitz, aye. There were no nay votes. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Ms. Reis and seconded by Ms. Osterhout to approve the following:
Approved for Licensure:
ARCHIBALD, KYLE SLP-2169
FISHER, KARA MICHELLE SLP-2167
LANCE, MICHELLE LEE SLP-2171
WOODS, WENDY SLP-2168
The motion carried.
NEXT MEETING The next meeting will be face to face November 17, 2011 at 1:00 PM MST
A motion was made by Mr. Bell to adjourn the meeting at 8:53 AM. Ms. O’Donnell seconded. The motion carried.
Andrew J. Seitz, Chair Gayle L Chaney
Jody S. O'Donnell Barbra Osterhout
Leah D Whiteman Dennis J. Bell
Mary R. Reis Tana Cory, Bureau Chief