Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND LICENSING ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.
VIDEOCONFERENCE MEETING

AGENDA

This meeting will take place via videoconference and will be broadcast on TDLR’s YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/TexasLicensing. The meeting agenda and materials are available on the department’s webpage at www.tdlr.texas.gov. If you need materials in an alternate format, contact the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation at least 5 working days before the meeting date. Phone: (512) 463-6599, E-MAIL: open.meetings@tdlr.texas.gov, TDD/RELAY TEXAS: 1-800-relay-VV (for voice), 1-800-relay-TX (for TDD).

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, and Certification of Quorum
  3. Approval of minutes – July 2, 2021 meeting
  4. Public Comment
    Any person wishing to address the Board must submit an Email by following the Public Comment Instructions found on the last page of this agenda or located at www.tdlr.texas.gov. Emails must be submitted to the Board liaison at board.comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 PM, Thursday, July 1, 2021. TDLR offices will not be open for public comment.
  5. Staff Reports
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
      3. Current Projects
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Personnel Update
      2. Statistics
      3. Sting Operation Update
      4. Case Highlights
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Statistics
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Outreach
      2. Update on 2020 National Electrical Code, Effective November 1, 2020
    6. Executive Office Update
      1. 87th Legislative Session Update
      2. Communication Outreach Statistics
  6. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to an existing rule at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 73, §73.100, regarding the Electricians Program. The proposed rule amends §73.100 by placing the existing rule text into new subsection (a) and adding new subsection (b) to state that compliance with Section 210.8(F) of the 2020 NEC is not required until January 1, 2023. This agenda item includes discussion of the one public comment received on the proposed amendments to the rule.
  7. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  8. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  9. Adjournment

The Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board will accept public comment for the September 8, 2021 meeting. 

Written comments must be submitted to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov no later than 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Comments will be provided to the Board members for their review prior to the meeting but will not be read aloud during the public meeting. 

If you wish to address the Board during the public meeting, please provide your contact information to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Prior to the meeting, you will receive an email with a link and a phone number to join the meeting. You will be given no more than three (3) minutes to speak. The presiding officer may reduce the time provided for public comments based on the number of requests received. Ensure that you have a reliable connection and clear audio. 

**Please email your public comment request to Board.Comments@tdlr.texas.gov. **

DEADLINE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUESTS IS 12:00 PM, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021.

Email requests for Public Comment must include:

  • Agenda Item or Specific Topic
  • Name
  • Please indicate whom you are representing. Ex: attorney, yourself or other

Failure to provide the information requested directly above could result in your comment being delayed or taken out of order.