Driver Training and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 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. Approval of the Minutes – Meeting of September 22, 2016
  4. Public Comment

    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Committee should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**

  5. Staff Reports
    1. Executive Office
      1. Overview of TDLR and Executive Office Operations, Restructuring, and Personnel Changes
      2. Legislative Update
      3. Sunset Commission Update
      4. Staff Presentations
      5. Contact Center Statistics and Operation
      6. Update on the status of Donnika Ivy et al. v. Mike Morath, Texas Commissioner of Education, No. 15-486 in the Supreme Court of the United States
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Projects
      2. Staff Presentations
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. School Inspections/Site Visits Update
      3. Personnel Updates
      4. Key Statistics
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Case Highlights
      2. Statistics
    5. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
  6. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding the proposed repeal of current rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 84; the proposed new rules; and the public comments regarding the proposed repeal and new rules. The proposed repeal allows for new rules that streamline and reorganize the rules for public ease; remove excessive and burdensome regulatory requirements; clarify licensing requirements; and correct agency references from TEA to the Department, regarding the Driver Education and Safety program
  7. Recommendations for agenda items for next Committee meeting
  8. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting
  9. Adjournment