Agency Name:

Texas State Board of Barber Examiners

Date of Meeting:

03/03/2003

Time of Meeting:

01:00 PM (Local Time)

Board:

TEXAS STATE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS

Committee:

TEXAS STATE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS

Status:

Active

Street Location:

5717 Balcones Dr., Suite 217

City Location:

Austin

Meeting State:

TX

TRD:

2003001655

Submit Date:

02/21/2003

Emergency Meeting?:

No

Additional Information Obtained From:

Dr. Douglas A. Beran, Executive Director
Texas State Board of Barber Examiners
5717 Balcones Dr., Suite 217
Austin, Texas 78731
douglas.beran@tsbbe.state.tx.us

Agenda:

CALL TO ORDER: 1:00 P. M.

ROLL CALL/DECLARATION OF QUORUM

OPEN SESSION:

1. Pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Government Code (Open Meetings), call to order and roll call by William H. Kuykendall, J.D., Chairman, Texas State Board of Barber Examiners (TSBBE).

2. Read and possibly approve Board Minutes of January 6, 2003.

3. Public Comment.

4. Review and discuss TSBBE's administrative fine report for 09/01/02 - 02/28/03.

5. Consider for possible approval for publication and public comment the following proposed amendments to rule 51.98 State-Mandated Fee for Occupational Licensing Transactions Using the Internet. Proposed deletions are shown in (parentheses); proposed additions are shown in [brackets]. As requested by the TexasOnline Authority, the proposed amendments provide that all manicurists shall pay a $3.00 fee to TexasOnline; by rule, barbers already pay a $6.00 TexasOnline fee.

51.98. As required by Senate Bill 187 and Senate Bill 645, 77th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, each licensee, upon renewal, shall pay (a $6.00) [the following] State-Mandated Fee for Occupational Licensing Transactions Using the Internet [: $6.00 for a barber; $3.00 for a manicurist]. This fee is in addition to the renewal fee.

6. Pursuant to the letter from Gov. Perry, Lt. Gov. Dewhurst, and Speaker Tom Craddick that agencies reduce their FY03 expenditures by 7%, review and discuss the TSBBE's budget for 09/01/02 - 02/28/03, the budget-cut memorandum sent to staff by the Executive Director, and any other budget-reduction options

7. Given the 7% budget reduction (item #6 of the agenda), consider waiving, suspending, or modifying rule 51.12 Inspection of New Barber School or College. Also consider a policy that a proposed new barber school give the TSBBE a 60-day notice prior to the inspection. The rule reads as follows:

51.12. Two board members or one board member and the board's executive director shall inspect a proposed new barber school or college to determine that it fulfills are requirements of the board and of the Texas Barber Law, 9.

8. Consider establishing an Executive Committee of the Board, consisting of the Board Chairman and Vice Chairman, to serve for the duration of the 78th Texas Legislature. Also consider delegating authority to the Board Chairman to make decisions, as Chairman of the Executive Committee, on behalf of the Board during the 78th Texas Legislature.

9. Pursuant to Chapter 551 of the Government Code, the Board will go into executive session to consider the following:

a. the revised teacher examination.

b. if schools should be required to have their students countersign their progress reports

c. pending or contemplated litigation

Upon conclusion of the Executive Session, the Board will return to the open meeting to take appropriate action on items 9a, 9b, and 9c.

10. Adjourn