Board of Boiler Rules Meeting

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas 78723

AGENDA

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Introductions, and Certification of Quorum
  3. Approval of Minutes – Meeting of September 19, 2017
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**
  5. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Executive Office
      1. TDLR Legislative Session Updates
      2. Briefing on TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey
      3. Recent Developments
    2. Compliance Division 
      1. Personnel updates
      2. Public Outreach – Trainings, Attendance at Industry and Association Meetings and other outreach activities
      3. Inspection Statistics
      4. Update on the 2017 Editions of ASME and NBIC Publications
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Recent Accomplishments and Current Projects
      2. Personnel Updates
      3. Statistics and Trends
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Enforcement Case Statistics
    5. Licensing Division
      1. License and Registration Statistics
  6. Discussion and possible recommendations from Task Groups discussion:
    1. Report from the Late Fee Task Group regarding possible grace period prior to late fees and enforcement actions for overdue boiler inspections
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on public comments received regarding proposed amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 65, Subchapter A, §65.1 and §65.2; Subchapter C, §§65.12 - 65.15; Subchapter D §65.25 and §65.30; Subchapter G, §65.45; Subchapter J, §65.72; Subchapter N, §65.217; Subchapter O, §65.300; Subchapter R, §§65.601, 65.603, 65.606-65.609; proposed repeal of current Subchapter I, §65.63; and proposed new Subchapter I, §65.63 and §65.64 and the public comments received. The proposed rules implement House Bill 3257, 85th Legislature; make technical corrections; and provide additional clarity.
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next meeting
  10. Adjournment