Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 9:00 a.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 –July 7, 2017
  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. Executive Office
      1. Bill Implementation Update
      2. Briefing on TDLR’s Response to Hurricane Harvey
      3. Recent Developments
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Update on “License Sweeps”
      2. Update on Speaking Engagements and Other Activities
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Case Highlights
      2. Overview of Stings
      3. Enforcement Key Statistics
    4. Education and Examination
      1. Division Projects and Updates
      2. Personnel Updates
      3. Examination Statistics
    5. Licensing Division
      1. Licensing Statistics
  6. Discussion and possible recommendation for adoption of proposed rule amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 73, §73.26 (regarding verification of on-the-job training), including review of public comments received
  7. Possible appointment of workgroup for phase two of the Electrical rule-review process
  8. Discussion regarding HB 1698 and HB 3329, including TDLR’s bill implementation efforts and time line
  9. Report and discussion from the penalty matrix workgroup
  10. Discussion of a summit regarding the shortage of licensed journeyman electricians and possible solutions to address the shortage
  11. Recommendations for agenda items for next board meeting
  12. Discussion of date, time, and location of next board meeting
  13. Adjournment