Orthotists and Prosthetists Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
ORTHOTISTS AND PROSTHETISTS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Monday, November 16, 2015 – 9:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

AGENDA

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Watch the meeting with RealPlayer at – http://real2.license.state.tx.us:554/ramgen/broadcast/ops111615.rm or on TDLR's web site.

A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions

C. Election of a Presiding Officer

D. Training for Board Members

1. Open Meetings Act

2. Public Information Act

3. Administrative Procedures Act

E. TDLR Video Presentation on Public Comment Process

F. Public Comment
**Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**

G. Discussion on History and Overview of the Orthotists and Prosthetists Program

H. Staff Reports

1. Executive Office

a. Introduction and Overview of Executive Office

b. Update on DSHS Transfer to TDLR

c. Overview of the Rule Making Process

2. Compliance Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Compliance Division

b. Statistics

3. Education and Examination Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Education and Examination Division

b. Statistics

4. Enforcement Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Enforcement Division

b. Statistics

5. Licensing Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Licensing Division

b. Statistics

6. Field Operations Division

a. Introduction and Overview of the Field Operations Division

b. Statistics

7. Department of State Health Services

a. Update on DSHS Activities Relating to the Orthotists and Prosthetists Program

b. Recent Developments

I. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 114 to implement the transfer of the Orthotists and Prosthetists program from DSHS to TDLR pursuant to Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015)

J. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting

K. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting

L. Adjournment