Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
ELECTRICAL SAFETY AND LICENSING ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.
North Campus Building - 1st Floor Public Meeting Room, Suite 125E
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 – March 22, 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. Examination Development Updates
      3. Statistics
    5. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Update on Speaking Engagements and Other Activities
      2. 2017 NEC Reminder
    6. Executive Office
      1. Overview of TDLR’s Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2019-2023
      2. Overview of TDLR’s Legislative Appropriations Request for Fiscal Years 2020-2021
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation regarding proposed rule amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 73, §73.20. The proposed amendments remove the 2,000-hour limit on on-the-job experience that may be claimed within a given year and will allow the Department to credit applicants for all on-the-job experience earned. This item resulted from recommendations made at the Electrical Safety and Licensing Program Summits held January 11, 2018 and March 22, 2018
  8. Discussion of proposed policy to allow early examination of applicants for the journeyman electrician license, including on-the-job hour requirements and necessary process changes. This item resulted from recommendations made at the Electrical Safety and Licensing Program Summits held January 11, 2018 and March 22, 2018
  9. Recommendations for agenda items for next board meeting
  10. Discussion of date, time, and location of next board meeting
  11. Recognition of Presiding Officer Keith Bell for his service to the advisory board, the electrician industry and the citizens of Texas
  12. Adjournment