Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 1:00 p.m.
North Campus Building - 1st Floor Public Meeting Room
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum
  3. Approval of minutes –January 11, 2018
  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
    1. Licensing
      1. Licensing Statistics
      2. Customer Service Division
      3. Statistical Report
    2. Enforcement Division
      1. Recent Accomplishments
      2. Case Highlights
      3. Enforcement Key Statistics
    3. Education and Examination
      1. Division Updates
      2. Examination Development Updates
      3. Statistics and Trends
    4. Regulatory Program Management
      1. Update on Speaking Engagements and Other Activities
      2. 2017 NEC Reminder
    5. Executive Office
      1. Upcoming Strategic Planning Process
      2. Recent Developments
  6. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 73, §§ 73.10, 73.20, 73.24, 73.25, and 73.80. The proposed amendments implement House Bill 1698 (85th R.S.), which created the journeyman industrial electrician license. The proposed amendments add a definition and address eligibility requirements, waiver of the examination requirement, continuing education, and add application and renewal fees. The public comments received will also be discussed.  
  7. Discussion and review of information/feedback from the Electrical summit and possible recommendations
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next board meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next board meeting
  10. Adjournment