Driver Training and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Suite 125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas 78723


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum and Introductions
  3. Training for Committee Members:
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Public Information Act
    3. Administrative Procedures Act
  4. Approval of the Minutes – Meeting of August 29, 2018
  5. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Committee should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  6. Staff Reports - Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Highlights of Selected Cases
      2. Personnel Changes
      3. Statistics
    4. Education and Examination Division
      1. Division Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics
    5. Field Inspections
      1. Division Personnel Updates
      2. Statistics
    6. Executive Office
      1. Recent Developments
      2. Overview of TDLR’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023
      3. Overview of TDLR’s Legislative Appropriations Request for Fiscal Years 2020-2021
  7. Update on SB30, Community Safety Education Act, Update on SB1051, ASL Driver Education Course, and Update on E-Certificate Implementation pursuant to SB848 and HB912
  8. Discussion and possible recommendation for adoption of proposed rule amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 84, Subchapter K, §§84.300 - 84.302, to reduce program fees. This agenda item includes discussion of the public comments received on the proposed amendments
  9. Discussion of amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 84, Subchapter A, §84.2; Subchapter C, §§84.40, 84.41, and 84.44 - 84.46; Subchapter D, §§84.50 - 84.52; Subchapter E, §84.64; Subchapter F, §84.72; Subchapter G, 84.80 - 84.82, and 84.84; Subchapter J, 84.200; Subchapter M, §§84.500 - 84.507; and Subchapter N, §84.600 and §84.601. The proposed rules clarify requirements; provide general language clean-up; and modify curriculum requirements
  10. Discussion and possible appointment of advisory committee members to the following workgroups: Schools, Instructors; Enforcement/Compliance; and Rule Alignment
  11. Recommendations for agenda items for next Committee meeting
  12. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting
  13. Adjournment