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Day 1 - Thursday, June 15, 2017, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 pm and
Day 2 – Friday, June 16, 2017, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (or until the conclusion of business)
Hyatt Regency, 11999 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA 92840 (MAP)

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 canceled 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, June 15, 2017 – 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. Update Regarding Options for Increasing Pay Level for the CSLB Registrar
  4. Legislation
    1. Review and Possible Approval of May 19, 2017, Legislative Committee Meeting Summary Report
    2. Review, Discussion, and Possible Action Regarding Positions on 2017 Proposed Legislation:

      Bill No. Author Topic
      a. AB 710 Wood Board Meetings in Rural Areas
      b. AB 996 Cunningham CSLB Website – Workers’ Compensation Information
      c. AB 1005 Calderon Fine Relief – Order of Abatement
      d. AB 1070 Gonzalez Solar Energy System Contract Disclosures / Complaint Disclosure
      e. AB 1162 Bocanegra Electrical Contractors – Building Permits Applications
      f. AB 1190 Obernolte Dept. of Consumer Affairs BreEZe System – Quarterly
      g. AB 1278 Low Final Judgments – License Suspensions
      h. AB 1357 Chu Home Inspectors – Roof Inspections
      i. SB 27 Morrell Military Service – License Fee Waiver
      j. SB 486 Monning CSLB Letter of Admonishment
      k. SB 715 Newman Removal of Board Members
      l. SB 721 Hill Deck and Balcony Inspections
      m. SB 800 Business, Professions & Economic Development Committee License Assignments – Asset Sale

    3. Review, Discussion, and Possible Action to Recommend to the Board the Initiation of a Rulemaking to Amend Title 16, California Code of Regulations (16 CCR) Sections 853, 858.1, 858.2, 869, 869.9, and 872 (Renewal Application Form, Blanket Performance and Payment Bond Requirements, Application for Approval of Blanket Performance and Payment Bond, Criteria for Rehabilitation, Criteria to Aid in Determining Earliest Date a Denied Applicant May Reapply for Licensure, and Disclosure of General Liability Insurance)
    4. Update and Discussion on Implementation of SB 1039 (Hill, 2016) – Fee Increase
    5. Update and Discussion on Implementation of SB 465 (Hill, 2016) – Study and Report Requirement
  5. Licensing
    1. Licensing Program Update
      1. License and LLC Applications Workload Update
      2. Workers’ Compensation Recertification Statistics
      3. Experience Verification and Judgment Unit Overview
      4. Licensing Information Center Statistics
      5. Fingerprinting/Criminal Background Unit Statistics
      6. Licensing Processing Time Statistics
    2. Discussion Regarding Processing of Renewals and Compliance with Workers’ Compensation Insurance or Recertification (Exemption) Requirements
    3. Discussion Regarding Methods of Service of Notice When Contacting Licensees and Applicants Regarding CSLB Licensing and Enforcement Matters
    4. Discussion Regarding the State’s Bark Beetle Infestation and State Actions Taken to Address Licensure Issues and the Removal of Infected Trees
    5. Testing Program Update
      1. Examination Administration Unit Update
      2. Examination Development Unit Highlights
  6. Enforcement
    1. Enforcement Program Update
      1. Consumer Investigation Highlights
      2. Statewide Investigative Fraud Team (SWIFT) Highlights
      3. General Complaint Handling Statistics
      4. Case Management Statistics
      5. Statewide Investigative Fraud Team Statistics
    2. Update and Discussion on Workers’ Compensation Enforcement Strategies, Resources and Accomplishments
    3. Update and Discussion on Consumer Satisfaction Survey
  7. Public Affairs
    1. Public Affairs Program Update
      1. Online Highlights
      2. Video/Digital Services
      3. Social Media
      4. Media Relations Highlights
      5. Publication/Graphic Design Highlights
      6. Industry/Licensee Outreach Highlights
      7. Consumer/Community Outreach Highlights
      8. Employee Relations
  8. Executive
    1. Review and Possible Approval of March 13-14, 2017, and March 30, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes
    2. Personnel, Facilities and Administration Update
    3. Information Technology Update
    4. Budget Update
    5. Update, Discussion and Possible Action on 2016-18 Strategic Plan
    6. Registrar’s Report
      1. Tentative 2017 Board Meeting Schedule
    7. Election of 2017-18 Board Officers
  9. Recess
Friday, June 16, 2017 – 8:00 a.m.
  1. Call to Order, Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum
  2. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
    (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. Joint Discussion with Nevada State Contractors Board (NSCB)
    1. Discussion Regarding CSLB and NSCB Operational and Structural Comparisons
      1. Board Member Composition
      2. Budget
      3. License Population
      4. License Fee Schedule
      5. Criminal Background Checks
      6. Insurance Requirements
      7. Reciprocity with Other States
      8. Consumer Restitution Programs
    2. Discussion Regarding Construction Industry Economics
      1. California Housing Construction Statistics
      2. Nevada Housing Construction Statistics
      3. Increasing Housing Costs and Supply Shortage
      4. Skilled Workforce Development and Construction Education Opportunities
    3. Discussion Regarding California Little Hoover Commission’s Report: Jobs for Californians: Strategies to Ease Occupational Licensing Barriers (October 2016)
      1. Overview of Report
      2. Reciprocity Opportunities with Other States
      3. Options for Removing Barriers to Licensure
    4. Discussion Regarding Requirements for Reporting of or Studying Civil Judgments, Arbitration Awards or Settlements
    5. Emerging Industry and Enforcement Trends
      1. Discussion Concerning Solar Construction and Related Enforcement Trends
      2. Discussion Regarding Unlicensed Activity and the Practice of “House-Flipping”
  4. 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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