Driver Training and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 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. Approval of the Minutes – Meeting of May 9, 2018
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Committee should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  5. Staff Reports - Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. Case Highlights
      3. Statistics on Cases, Penalties, and Trends
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Driver Education and Safety Updates
      2. Statistics
    5. Field Inspections
      1. Recent Accomplishments
      2. Division Personnel Updates
      3. Driver Education School Inspection Statistics
    6. Executive Office
      1. Overview of TDLR’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023
      2. Recent Developments
  6. Discussion and possible action on progress of curriculum and rule workgroups regarding rule amendments to 16 TAC Chapter 84, including but not limited to, safeguards to prevent unauthorized production or misuse of electronic course completion certificates, and modifications to the Program of Organized Instruction
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation for adoption proposed rule amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 84, Subchapter E, §84.61 and §84.63; and Subchapter K, §§84.300, 84.301, and 84.302, to reduce program fees and to implement Senate Bill 848 and House Bill 912, 85th Legislature, Regular Session (2017), regarding the option of electronic delivery of uniform certificates of course completion and all public comments received
  8. Update on status of and possible recommendation for approval of the department’s process for electronic issuance of Uniform Certificates of Course Completion for driving safety courses
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for next Committee meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting
  11. Adjournment