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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Hearing Aid Dispensers and Audiologists

Official Board Meeting Minutes
October 3, 2012
Teleconference                              

MEMBERS PRESENT:
Michael Bartley, President
Robert Reierson, Member
Michael Colleran, Member
Priscilla Romkema, Lay Member

MEMBERS ABSENT:
Louise French, Secretary/Treasurer

 

OTHERS PRESENT 
Carol Tellinghuisen, Executive Secretary
Paula Spargur, Executive Assistant   

 

Bartley called the meeting to order at 11:05 AM MT. 

CORRECTIONS OR ADDITIONS TO THE AGENDA:  There were no corrections or additions to the agenda.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM July 23, 2012:  Reierson moved and Romkema seconded to approve the minutes of the July 23, 2012 meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote.

 

LAW/RULE CHANGES:  The Board discussed the proposed revisions to SDCL 36-24-33 and agreed with the following draft:

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA: 

That chapter 36-24-33 be amended to read as follows:

36-24-33. Receipt for sale of hearing aid—Return of hearing aid --Refund—Contents. Any person who practices the dispensing of hearing aids in the State of South Dakota shall deliver to each person sold a hearing aid a receipt which contains the seller’s signature, the business address of the seller, specification of the hearing aid furnished including whether it is new, used, or rebuilt, serial number of the aid,

 

date of sale, and the total purchase price charged for the aid less any allowance for a trade-in, if any, and the net amount paid by the purchaser.  A copy of the original sales order constitutes a valid receipt, and a legal bill of sale, and the purchaser’s signature onstitutes full acknowledgment of the terms of the sale.  A violation

of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. 

Any purchaser of a hearing aid is entitled to a refund of the full purchase price advanced by the purchaser for such hearing aids, less a maximum of 10% upon the return by the purchaser to the licensee within thirty days from the date of delivery unless set in contract for more than thirty days.  Refunds must be paid within thirty days of the return date.  A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor. 

 

SCHEDULE NEXT MEETING: The board office will email January dates for the next meeting.

 

Colleran moved and Reierson seconded to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried by unanimous vote. Meeting adjourned at 11:51 AM MT.