Architectural Barriers Advisory Committee Meeting

Monday, December 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
North Campus Building, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Suite 125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum and Introductions
  3. Training for Committee Members
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Public Information Act
    3. Administrative Procedure Act
  4. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of January 22, 2019
  5. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Committee should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Advisory Committee Support Staff**
  6. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Organizational Changes
      2. Statistics
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics
    4. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Organizational Changes
      2. Public Outreach and Education
      3. Projects
      4. Statistics
    5. Enforcement Division
      1. Case Highlights
      2. Statistics
    6. Executive Office
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Update from the 86th Legislature, Regular Session 2019
      3. Sunset Review Process
      4. Communication Outreach Statistics
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to existing rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 68, §§68.100 and new rule §68.104, regarding the Elimination of Architectural Barriers Program. The proposed rules update a reference from the “Commission” to the “Department”. The proposed rules also implement necessary changes required by House Bill (HB) 3163, 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019).
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next Committee meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time and location of next Committee meeting
  10. Adjournment