Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation addresses lack of budget
The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation met July 14 to address lack of budget.
Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the state:
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Division of Professional Regulation Illinois Private Detective, Private Alarm, Private Security, Fingerprint Vendor and Locksmith Board Business Meeting July 14, 2016 Time: 10:15 a.m. Adjourn 11:45 a.m. (Gruber/Taff) Location: IDFPR Chicago Office, 100 W Randolph St, Suite 9-171B/C Board Members Present: David Pack, Chairman (via conference call) Tony Majka, Vice-Chairman Margaret Daley, Member Edward Bonifas, Member Anne Gruber, Member James Taff, Member Marikay Hegarty, Member Scott Penny, Member Board Members Absent: Cortney Anderson Wascher, Member Dean Gluth, Member Anthony Calderone, Member Russel Haraus, Public Member Erica Kimble, Public Member Staff Present: Jim Koehl, Board Liaison Mark Thompson, General Counsel Steven Monroy, Legal Martha Reggi, Chief, Business Prosecutions Constance Dahl, Business Prosecutions Guests: Edward W Williams, Esq. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Topics: Discussion: Action: ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Approve Minutes Minutes for January 14, 2016 Gruber/Hegarty moved to approve the January 14, 2016 minutes. Motion carried. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ New Member Margaret Daley, Private Detective Ms Daley provided an overview of her work experience in the detective field. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ New Business Document Ms Reggi discussed with the Board the ‘Classify Records as Confidential’ document where General Counsel can only see the documents. July 14, 2016 Page 2 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ New Business (con’t) Budget Status Mr Thompson stated there is still no budget. There are emergency appropriations only. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Closed Session Bonifas/Majka moved to go into closed session pursuant to Section 2(c) (4) and (15) of the Open Meetings Act. Motion carried. Subsequent to the motion a roll call was held and the following voted unanimously to closed session. Pack-yes Majka-yes Bonifas-yes Penny-yes Daley-yes Gruber-yes Taff-yes Hegarty-yes Those voting yes constituted a majority of the quorum of the members of the Board. The session closed at 10:34 a.m. Deliberations were held in closed session on cases presented to the Board. Haraus/Bonifas moved to come out of closed session at 11:20 a.m. Motion carried. July 14, 2016 Page 3 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Open Session Cases deliberated on in Closed Session Shalonda D West 2015-10454 Bonifas/Gruber moved to to revoke 129-263587. Motion carried. Yesenia Rodriguez 2015-07016 Gruber/ Hegarty moved to revoke 129-354754. Motion carried. Michael Ware 2015-10593 Gruber/Majka moved to revoke 129-385938. Motion carried. Jermel Jones 2015-10761 Gruber/Majka moved to revoke 129-386236. Motion carried. Rohan Nicholas 2016-00510 Gruber/Majka moved to to revoke 129-322805. Motion carried. Travon Donley 2016-00103 Gruber/Majka moved to revoke 129-367593. Motion carried. Lewis King 2016-00084 Gruber/Majka moved to revoke 129-245889. Motion carried. Isaiah Davis 2015-09641 Gruber/Majka moved to revoke 129-384654. Motion carried. Walter Stegall 2015-06743 Gruber/Majka moved to to revoke 129-388142. Motion carried. Pretonial Donaldson 2014-06742 Gruber/Majka moved to revoke 129-342171. Motion carried. Deon Gillespie 2011-06981 Gruber/Majka moved to revoke 129-245889. Motion carried. July 14, 2016 Page 4 _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Open Session (con’t) Cases deliberated on in Closed Session Preston Long 2015-03984 Gruber/Majka moved to reject the ALJ recommendation and deny the FCC application. Motion carried. Application deliberated on in Closed Session Nicholas DiSandro 161331 Gruber/Majka moved that Mr DiSandro be denied to sit for the private detective examination since his work experience does not meet the statutory requirements. Motion carried. Closed minutes for January 14, 2016 to be approved as written (Bonifas/Hegarty). Penny and Daley abstained since they were not in attendance at the January 14, 2016 meeting. Motion carried. Open Session The meeting resumed in open session. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Board Liaison Time PERC application Discussed revising the PERC application to add a statement of arrest or conviction with initial box. Addresses The address/telephone listing was distributed to review for changes. Travel Vouchers Travel vouchers were distributed. Next Meeting The next scheduled business meeting will be in Chicago on October 6, 1016. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Adjournment Gruber/Taff moved to adjourn the meeting at 11:45 a.m. Motion carried. July 14, 2016 Page 5 Exceptions and Comments Deliberations-Let it be noted for the record that the Director’s decision regarding disciplinary matters is withheld from the minutes and rendered at the time the Board presents their Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Recommendations.