TBCE Committee Meetings in June
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 12:00 AM

Two TBCE committees have scheduled meetings in June and July to review TBCE Rules.  Each agenda contains nearly 10 to 20 items pertaining to rules.  Doctors of Chiropractic are encouraged to take the time to read about what their state regulatory agency has in store for their practices.

Licensure and Education Committee will meet June 24, 2014 from 9:00 am to Noon at the William P. Hobby Building, in Tower 3, Room 100.

The committee meeting, chaired by Kenya Woodruff, J.D., will cover the following agenda:

1. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning probationary CE  resolution of conflicting language between 73.2(a) and 73.5. 

2. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee on modification of Rule 75.3 (regarding whether personal statement of applicant must be from that person) 

3. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning granting an exemption from requirements of Out-of-Facility practice rule for Designated Doctors 

4. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning a recommendation from Board staff to modify Rule 74.3 to require DCs/facility owners that are shutting down a business to notify the Board in writing within 30 days of closure and provide custodian of records contact information. 

5. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning a recommendation from Board staff to require licensees/facility owners under Rule 75.3 to notify Board upon receiving deferred adjudication. 

6. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning a clarification of Rule 75.8 to indicate that the licensee and facility owner are both responsible for posting the public information placard and current annual registration certificate. 

7. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning a recommendation from Board staff requiring facility owner under Rule 80.1 to notify the Board in writing within ten days of hiring a graduate and to provide indentifying information. 

8. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning additional clarity in whether new licensees are required/not required to take Medicare without regard to status as currently expressed in Rules 73.3 (b)(2)(A)(iii), 73.3 (d)(1)(4), and 73.4. (d). 

9. Discussion and recommendation to Rules Committee concerning any other rule involving licensure and education that may require modification, change or deletion as contemplated by the comprehensive rule restructure process.

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The Rules Committee has scheduled a meeting for July June 24, 2014, at 1:00 PM at the William P. Hobby Building at 333 Guadalupe, in Suite 3-825 Tower II, Room 225, Austin, Texas 78701.
The committee, chaired by Larry Montgomery, D.C. will cover the following agenda:
1. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning a recommendation from Board staff on Rule 75.17(a)(3) to bring the rule into harmony with a court ruling. 

2. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning modification of Rule 75.9 to conform to statutory language under Tex. Occ. Code § 201.507. 

3. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning modification of Rule 80.1 as suggested by a representative of Parker University. 

4. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning probationary CE  resolution of conflicting language between 73.2(a) and 73.5. 

5. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning modification of Rule 75.3 (regarding whether personal statement of applicant must be from that person) 

6. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning granting an exemption from requirements of Out-of-Facility practice rule for Designated Doctors 

7. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning a recommendation from Board staff to modify Rule 74.3 to require DCs/facility owners that are shutting down a business to notify the Board in writing within 30 days of closure and provide custodian of records contact information. 

8. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning a recommendation from Board staff to require licensees/facility owners under Rule 75.3 to notify Board upon receiving deferred adjudication. 

9. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning a clarification of Rule 75.8 to indicate that the licensee and facility owner are both responsible for posting the public information placard and current annual registration certificate. 

10. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning a recommendation from Board staff requiring facility owner under Rule 80.1 to notify the Board in writing within ten days of hiring a graduate and to provide indentifying information. 

11. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning additional clarity in whether new licensees are required/not required to take Medicare without regard to status as currently expressed in Rules 73.3 (b)(2)(A)(iii), 73.3 (d)(1)(4), and 73.4. (d). 

12. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning the requirement for an inactive licensee to return to active status once every 5 years as currently provided in Rule 73.4. Review L&E Committee discussion concerning 20 year period for inactive license and requirement to retake Part IV of the jurisprudence examination prior to returning to active status. 

13. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning the four (4) required Board hours as presently required under Rule 73.7. 

14. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning modification of Rule 75.17(e)(2)(O) to clarify that the scope of practice includes the referral of care to health care providers with a scope of practice distinct from chiropractic. Additionally, discuss separation of scope of practice rule into scope of practice and scope of prohibitions as contemplated in the Draft Comprehensive Rule Restructure Proposal. 

15. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning modification of Rule 75.6(c) to clarify that the 15 days requirement for a doctor to respond includes the requirement to provide documents although a single extension of 30 days is to be liberally provided but further extensions are to be considered upon a showing of just cause and diligence in responding to the Board's request. 

16. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning harmonizing specialities as described under Rule 71.15 (including deletion of the rule) and Rules 77.2 concerning publicity and 77.5 concerning misleading terms with the Chiropractic Act. 

17. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning procedures and guidelines for handling patient records after the death of a chiropractor and/or facility owner. 

18. Discussion and recommendation for Board concerning a recommendation from Board staff to modify Rule 75.13 to clarify that disciplinary aspects for 'written' reprimands and adding language to clarify that 'administrative penalty' is a disciplinary action. 

19. Discussion and review of recommendation from L&E Committee concerning any other rule involving licensure and education that may require modification, change or deletion as contemplated by the comprehensive rule restructure process.
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