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Notice of Public Board Meeting

Thursday, December 8, 2016, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm (or until the conclusion of business)

Meetings are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. All times when stated are approximate and subject to change without prior notice at the discretion of the board unless listed as “time certain”. Items may be taken out of order to maintain a quorum, accommodate a speaker, or for convenience. Action may be taken on any item listed on this agenda, including information-only items. The meeting may be cancelled without notice.

Members of the public can address the Board during the public comment session. Public comments will also be taken on agenda items at the time the item is heard and prior to the CSLB taking any action on said items. Total time allocated for public comment may be limited at the discretion of the Board Chair.

Thursday, December 8, 2016 – 1:00 p.m.
  1. Call to Order, Roll Call, Establishment of Quorum and Chair’s Introduction

  2. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda and Future Agenda Item Requests
    (Note: Individuals may appear before the CSLB to discuss items not on the agenda; however, the CSLB can neither discuss nor take official action on these items at the time of the same meeting (Government Code sections 11125, 11125.7(a)).

  3. Registrar Recruitment and Selection Process
    1. Presentation from the Department of Consumer Affairs’ Office of Human Resources Regarding the Selection Process of a Registrar
    2. Discussion of Registrar Recruitment and Selection Process, Possible Appointment of a Search Committee, and Review of Registrar’s Duty Statement
  4. Legislation
    1. Review and Possible Approval of November 3, 2016, Legislative Committee Meeting Summary Report
    2. Update on 2016 Legislation
      1. AB 1793 (Holden) – License Requirements: Recovery Actions
      2. AB 2486 (Baker) – License Search
      3. AB 2693 (Dababneh) – Financing Requirements: Property Improvements
      4. AB 2859 (Low) – Retired License
      5. SB 66 (Leyva) – Information Sharing
      6. SB 465 (Hill) – Contractors: Discipline: Reporting
      7. SB 661 (Hill) – Protection of Subsurface Installations
      8. SB 1039 (Hill) – CSLB Fees
      9. SB 1209 (Morrell) – Contractors: Discipline
      10. SB 1348 (Canella) – Licensure Applications: Military Experience
      11. SB 1479 (BPED) – Test Scheduling
    3. Review, Discussion and Possible Action on Potential 2017 Legislative Propo
    4. sals
      1. Amendments to Business and Professions Code (BPC) Sections 7058.5, 7058.6; Labor Code Section 6501.5 (Asbestos Certification); BPC Section 7075.1 (Transferability of License); BPC Section 7085 (Referral to Arbitration); BPC Section 7109.5 (Safety Violation), BPC Section 7145.5 (Final Liabilities)
      2. Amendments to Business and Professions Code Sections 7099.2 and 7124.6—Letter of Admonishment
      3. Amendments to Business & Professions Code Section 7028.1, 7058.8, 7099.11 and 7118.5; Health and Safety Code Section 25914.1; Labor Code Section 9021.5 (Asbestos Certification)
    5. 2016–18 Strategic Plan Update
  5. Public Affairs
    1. Review and Possible Approval of November 3, 2016, Public Affairs Committee Meeting Summary Report
    2. Public Affairs Program Update
      1. Online Highlights
      2. Video/Digital Services
      3. Media Relations Highlights
      4. Industry, Licensee and Community Outreach Highlights
      5. Employee Relations
    3. Review, Discussion and Possible Approval of 2017-2019 CSLB Communications Plan
    4. 2016–18 Strategic Plan Update
  6. Licensing
    1. Review and Possible Approval of October 28, 2016 Licensing Committee Meeting Summary Report
    2. Licensing Program Update
      1. Processing Statistics
      2. Workers’ Compensation Recertification Statistics
      3. Fingerprinting/Criminal Background Unit Statistics
      4. Experience Verification Statistics
      5. Licensing Information Center Statistics
      6. Judgments Statistics
    3. Testing Program Update
      1. Examination Administration Unit Update
      2. Examination Development Unit Highlights
      3. Consumer Satisfaction Survey Interim Report
    4. Review and Discussion of Little Hoover Commission Report: Jobs for Californians: Strategies to Ease Occupational Licensing Barriers
    5. 2016–18 Strategic Plan Update
  7. Enforcement
    1. Review and Possible Approval of October 28, 2016, Enforcement Committee Meeting Summary Report
    2. Enforcement Program Update
      1. Consumer Investigation Highlights
      2. 2016 Staff Training Update
      3. General Complaint Handling Statistics
    3. Update regarding the November 3, 2016 Committee Meeting Presentation by the California Air Resources Board (CARB)Regarding Partnership Opportunities Utilizing the CARB Off-Road Mobile Sources Emission Reduction Program
    4. Review and Discussion Regarding Outreach, Education and Enforcement Strategies to Address Deceptive Tactics by Solar Energy Contractors
    5. Review and Discussion Regarding Enforcement Strategies and Possible Legislation to Reduce Service and Repair Contractor Deceptive Practices
    6. 2016–18 Strategic Plan Update
  8. Executive
    1. Review and Possible Approval of September 19–20, 2016, Board Meeting Minutes
    2. Registrar’s Report
      1. Implementation of SB 66 (Leyva) – Information Sharing
      2. Recruitment for a new Chief Deputy Registrar
      3. Tentative Board Meeting Schedule
    3. Administration Update Regarding Personnel and Business Services
      1. 2016–18 Strategic Plan Update
    4. Information Technology Update
      1. 2016–18 Strategic Plan Update
    5. Budget Update
  9. Adjournment

The Board intends to provide a live webcast of the meeting. The webcast can be located at Webcast availability cannot, however, be guaranteed due to limitations on resources or technical difficulties. The meeting will continue even if the webcast is unavailable. If you wish to participate or to have a guaranteed opportunity to observe, please plan to attend at the physical location. For verification of the meeting, call (916) 255-4000 or access the CSLB website at

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Aaron Schultz at (916) 255-4000 or or send a written request to Aaron Schultz, 9821 Business Park Drive, Sacramento, CA 95827. Providing your request at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.


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