Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND LICENSING ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Thursday, September 26, 2019 – 1:00 p.m.
North Campus Building - 1st Floor Public Meeting Room
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

AGENDA

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Training for Advisory Board Members
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Public Information Act
    3. Administrative Procedure Act
  4. Approval of minutes – December 4, 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. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Case Highlights
      2. Statistics
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Division Updates
      2. Statistics
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Update on Speaking Engagements and Other Activities
      2. 2020 NEC Reminder
      3. Update on reciprocity agreements
      4. Update on end of Dallas licensing program
    6. Executive Office
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Updates from the 86th Legislature, Regular Session 2019
      3. Communication Outreach Statistics
      4. Sunset Review Process
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to an existing rule at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 1305, §73.20, regarding the Electricians program. The proposed amendments remove the restriction on the number of hours of on-the-job experience an applicant for any electrical license may claim within a given year.
  8. Update from Office of General Counsel regarding upcoming rulemaking, including implementation of bills from the 86th Legislature and adoption of 2020 National Electrical Code.
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for next Board meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Board meeting
  11. Adjournment