stay of emergency. The Governor has included executive
orders with that, that exempts in-person provision and
allows for full remote supervision.
The proposed amendment to the supervision
rules would allow, while we allow for 25 percent being
remote in the proposed rules, this would allow the Board
to determine in a future state of emergency, so not the
current one that is dictated by executive orders, but in
a future state of emergency, they could waive that
in-person requirement and allow that full remote
supervision at their discretion, if that was warranted.
So I just wanted to offer that clarification in case
there was any misunderstanding.
WESTON MacINTOSH: Thank you, Andrea.
Dr. Schaeffer, did you raise your hand again or was that
from earlier? Oh, you're on mute.
DR. S. SCHAEFFER: I just also wanted to
chime in the conversation to help clarify that. And Wes,
my understanding is that we have an emergency declaration
or declaration of a state of emergency and then we have
executive orders. And so right now we have an emergency
declaration and an executive order that allows us, per
the emergency declaration, to do the remote supervision.
My understanding is that the MMHCA
amendment is for a situation where a state of emergency