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The Board of Psychology will hold a Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee via teleconference

NOTE: Pursuant to the provisions of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-29-20, dated March 17, 2020, neither Committee member locations nor a public meeting location is provided. Public participation may be through teleconferencing as provided below. If you have trouble getting on the call to listen or participate, please call 916-574-7720.

Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Items may be taken out of order, tabled or held over to a subsequent meeting, for convenience, to accommodate speakers, or to maintain a quorum.

Important Notice to the Public: The Board of Psychology will hold a public meeting via WebEx Events. To participate in the WebEx meeting, please log on to this website the day of the meeting:


Instructions to connect to the meeting can be found at the end of this agenda. Due to potential technical difficulties, please consider submitting written comments by June 4, 2021, to bopmail@dca.ca.gov for consideration.


Friday, June 11, 2021

Committee Members
Marisela Cervantes, Chair
Sheryll Casuga, PsyD
Stephen Phillips, JD, PsyD

Legal Counsel
William Maguire
Heather Hoganson

Board Staff  
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jonathan Burke, Assistant Executive Officer
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Manager
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Manager
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Cristina Rivera, Legislative and Regulatory Analyst

Friday, June 11, 2021


10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. or until Completion of Business

Unless noticed for a specific time, items may be heard at any time during the period of the Committee meeting.

The Committee welcomes and encourages public participation at its meetings. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Committee at the time the item is heard.

  1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum
  2. Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks
  3. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda. Note: The Committee May Not Discuss or Take Action on Any Matter Raised During this Public Comment Section, Except to Decide Whether to Place the Matter on the Agenda of a Future Meeting [Government Code sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)].
  4. COVID-19 Waiver Update (A. Sorrick)
  5. Discussion and Possible Approval of the Committee Meeting Minutes: March 19, 2021 (J. Glasspiegel)
  6. Board Sponsored Legislation for the 2021 Legislative Session: Review and Possible Action (M. Cervantes)
    1. SB 401 (Pan) Healing arts: psychology - Amendments to sections 2960 and 2960.1 of the Business and Professions Code Regarding Denial, Suspension and Revocation for Acts of Sexual Contact
    2. Pathways to Licensure Statutory Revisions – Amendments to sections 27, 2909, 2909.5, 2910, 2911, 2913, 2914, 2915, 2915.5, 2915.7, 2942, 2944, 2946, and 2960 of the Business and Professions Code, and section 1010 of the Evidence Code
    3. Sunset Provisions – Amendments to section 2912 of the Business and Professions Code, and Addition of Sections Related to Reinstatement to Active after Voluntary Surrender, Licensure Committee Delegated Authority, and Authority to Issue Waivers
  7. Legislative Update, Review, and Consideration of Additional Changes (M. Cervantes)
    1. Bills with Active Positions Taken by the Board
      1. AB 32 (Aguiar-Curry) Telehealth
      2. AB 107 (Salas) Department of Consumer Affairs: boards: temporary licenses: military spouses
      3. SB 731 (Durazo) Criminal records: relief
      4. SB 772 (Ochoa Bogh) Professions and vocations: citations: minor violations
    2. Watch Bills
      1. AB 29 (Cooper) State bodies: meetings
      2. AB 54 (Kiley) COVID-19 emergency order violation: license revocation
      3. AB 225 (Gray) Department of Consumer Affairs: boards: veterans: military spouses: licenses
      4. AB 339 (Lee) State and local government: open meetings
      5. AB 562 (Low) Frontline COVID-19 Provider Mental Health Resiliency Act of 2021: health care providers: mental health services
      6. AB 646 (Low) Department of Consumer Affairs: boards: expunged convictions
      7. AB 657 (Bonta) State civil service system: personal services contracts: professionals
      8. AB 810 (Flora) Healing arts: reports: claims against licensees
      9. AB 830 (Flora) Department of Consumer Affairs: director: powers and duties.
      10. AB 885 (Quirk) Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act: teleconferencing
      11. AB 1026 (Smith) Business licenses: veterans.
      12. AB 1236 (Ting) Healing arts: licensees: data collection
      13. AB 1386 (Cunningham) License fees: military partners and spouses
      14. SB 102 (Melendez) COVID-19 emergency order violation: license revocation
      15. SB 221 (Wiener) Health care coverage: timely access to care
      16. SB 224 (Portantino) Pupil instruction: mental health education
    3. Update, Consideration, and Possible action on Governor’s Budget Trailer Bill proposal on Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act: Remote Participation in Meetings.
  8. Legislative Items for Future Meeting. The Committee May Discuss Other Items of Legislation in Sufficient Detail to Determine Whether Such Items Should be on a Future Committee or Board Meeting Agenda and/or Whether to Hold a Special Meeting of the Committee or Board to Discuss Such Items Pursuant to Government Code Section 11125.4
  9. Regulatory Update, Review, and Consideration of Additional Changes (J. Glasspiegel)
    1. 16 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 1396.8 – Standards of Practice for Telehealth
    2. 16 CCR Sections 1391.1, 1391.2, 1391.5, 1391.6, 1391.8, 1391.10,1391.11, 1391.12, 1392.1 – Psychological Assistants
    3. 16 CCR Sections 1381.9, 1381.10, 1392 – Retired License, Renewal of Expired License, Psychologist Fees
    4. 16 CCR Sections 1381.9, 1397.60, 1397.61, 1397.62, 1397.67 – Continuing Professional Development
    5. 16 CCR Sections 1391.13, and 1391.14 – Inactive Psychological Assistant Registration and Reactivating a Psychological Assistant Registration
    6. 16 CCR sections 1392 and 1392.1 – Psychologist Fees and Psychological Assistant Fees
    7. 16 CCR 1395.2 Disciplinary Guidelines and Uniform Standards Related to Substance-Abusing Licensees
  10. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings. Note: The Committee May Not Discuss or Take Action on Any Matter Raised During This Public Comment Section, Except to Decide Whether to Place the Matter on the Agenda of a Future Meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)].



All times are approximate and subject to change. The meeting may be canceled or changed without notice. For verification, please check the Board’s Web site at www.psychology.ca.gov, or call (916) 574-7720.

In the event a quorum of the committee is unable to attend the meeting, or the committee is unable to maintain a quorum once the meeting is called to order, the President or Chair of the meeting may, at his or her discretion, continue to discuss items from the agenda and to vote to make recommendations to the full board at a future meeting.

Meetings of the Board of Psychology are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board or its committees, at the time the item is heard, but the President or Committee Chair may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak. Board members who are present who are not members of the Committee may observe but may not participate or vote.

This meeting is being held via WebEx Events. 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 Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer, at (916) 574-7720 or email bopmail@dca.ca.gov or send a written request addressed to 1625 N. Market Boulevard, Suite N-215, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation. Links to agenda items, with exhibits are available at www.psychology.ca.gov, prior to the meeting date.

The goal of this committee is to advocate for legislation and develop regulations that provide for the protection of consumer health and safety. The Committee reviews, monitors and recommends positions on legislation that affects the Board, consumers, and the profession of psychology. The Committee also recommends regulatory changes and informs the Board about the status of regulatory packages.