Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors Advisory Board Meeting

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
AIR CONDITIONING AND REFRIGERATION CONTRACTORS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
North Campus Building, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Suite 125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

AGENDA

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, and Certification of Quorum
  3. Training for Board Members
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Public Information Act
    3. Administrative Procedure Act
  4. Approval of Minutes – March 5, 2018 Meeting
  5. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Advisory Board Support Staff**
  6. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
      2. Recent Developments
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Recent Speaking Engagements and Training/Education/Outreach Presentations
      3. Case Highlights
      4. Statistics
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Examination Review Update
      2. Statistics
    5. Regulatory Program Management
      1. Recent Developments
    6. Executive Office
      1. Legislative Session Update
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding the Penalty Matrix for the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors Program
  8. Discussion and possible appointment of workgroups:
    1. Education and Examination workgroup to review, discuss and possibly make recommendations regarding potential rules allowing applicants for a certified technician certificate to use education to satisfy practical experience requirements
    2. Technical Standards and Rules workgroup to review, discuss and possibly make recommendations regarding the definition of “total replacement of a system” in 16 T.A.C. 75.10
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of upcoming Board meeting
  11. Adjournment