Public Hearing on Occupational Licensing
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Mike Balkman Council Chambers, City Hall, 9770 Culver Blvd.
Culver City, CA

The hearing is available to view on the Commission's YouTube page. Click here to watch part 1 of the hearing, click here to watch part 2 of the hearing.

Written testimony is linked below.

    Public Hearing: 9:30 a.m.

    Opening Remarks

    The Licensees’ Perspective 

    Why an Industry Wants To Be Licensed

    Licensing Former Offenders

    Break for Business Meeting and Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Licensing Immigrants

    • José Ramón Fernández-Peña, MD, MPA, Associate Professor, Health Education, San Francisco State University; Policy Chair, IMPRINT; Director, Welcome Back Initiative

Licensing Veterans and Military Spouses

    • Laurie Crehan, Ed.D., Regional State Liaison, Southwest, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Military Community and Family Policy

    The Role of the Department of Consumer Affairs in Occupational Licensing

    • Tracy Rhine, Chief Deputy Director, Department of Consumer Affairs

    Public Comment


Wednesday, March 30, 2016
City Hall, Cathedral Room
9770 Culver Blvd., 3rd Floor
Culver City, CA 90232

The Commission will consider the agenda items listed below at approximately 11:30 a.m.  The precise time will vary depending upon the testimony of witnesses and will be determined at the discretion of the chair.  Members of the public will have an opportunity to make comments about Commission agenda items during the meeting.

  1. Election of Officers
  2. Business Meeting Minutes from February 4 and March 3, 2016
  3. Subcommittee Reports and Project Selection
  4. Implementation
  5. Reports from the California State Auditor’s Office