Architectural Barriers Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.
North Campus Building, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room (#125E)
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

AGENDA

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, Introductions
  3. Training for Board Members
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Public Information Act
    3. Administrative Procedures Act
  4. Approval of Minutes - Meeting of October 13, 2011
  5. Public Comment
  6. Staff Reports:
    1. Executive Office Report
      1. Legislative Updates
      2. Overview of TDLR's Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2017-2021
      3. TDLR's Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for Fiscal Years 2018-2019
      4. Recent Developments
      5. Personnel Updates
    2. Compliance Division Report
      1. Public Outreach
      2. Staff Updates
      3. Projects
      4. Statistics
    3. Education and Examination Division Report
      1. Education and School Services
      2. Division Chart
      3. RAS Examinations Statistics
      4. RAS Continuing Education Statistics
    4. Enforcement Division Report
      1. Enforcement case statistics
      2. Recent developments
    5. Licensing Division Report
      1. Licensing statistics
      2. Recent developments
  7. Workgroup Assignments for Rules, Procedures, and Technical Memoranda
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments, new rules and repeals to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 68, ยง68.10, 68.20, 68.30, 68.31, 68.50 - 68.55, 68.60, 68.70, 68.74 - 68.76, 68.80, 68.90, 68.93, 68.102 and 68.103 to clarify inconsistencies; align the rules with state and federal accessibility standards; remove redundant and outdated provisions; provide registered accessibility specialist with the flexibility to submit variance applications; and remove state government from private business decisions
  9. Discussion and possible recommendation on updating the Registered Accessibility Specialists procedures to be more user friendly and reflect current practices and pending rule changes
  10. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting
  11. Discussion of date, time and location of next meeting
  12. Adjournment

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