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April 2014 fire fighter advisory committee meeting agenda

April 2, 2014, 9:00 a.m., William B. Travis Building, 1701 N. Congress Ave., Room 1-104, Austin, Texas 78701.

The following is a tentative agenda. This agenda may be amended at the request of the executive director or a committee member prior to the meeting to the extent allowed by the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act and the Texas Open Meetings Act.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need auxiliary aids or services, such as interpreters for persons who are hearing impaired, readers, large print or Braille, are requested to contact the agency at (512) 936-3838 two days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

The Fire Fighter Advisory Committee will convene in open session to deliberate and possibly take formal action on any of the following agenda items:

  1. Roll call - 9:00 a.m.
  2. Adoption of the December 12, 2013 Fire Fighter Advisory Committee meeting minutes.
  3. Report from the Curriculum and Testing Committee with discussion and possible action on recommendations regarding:
    1. Update on committee project for Head of Department
    2. Status of Texas Fire Chief Academy Fire Officer III & IV curricula review
  4. Discussion and possible action on request from Danny Kistner regarding Life Safety Initiative number nine with regards to a statewide tracking program.
  5. Discussion only regarding possible rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 421, Standards for Certification, including but not limited to, §421.1, Procedures for Meetings, §421.3, Minimum Standards Set by the Commission, §421.5, Definitions, §421.9, Designation of Fire Protection Duties, §421.11, Requirement to be Certified Within One Year, §421.13, Individual Certificate Holders, §421.15, Extension of Training Period, and §421.17, Requirement to Maintain Certification.
  6. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 425, Fire Service Instructors, including but not limited to, §425.1, Minimum Standards for Fire Service Instructor Certification, §425.3, Minimum Standards for Fire Service Instructor I Certification, §425.5, Minimum Standards for Fire Service Instructor II Certification, §425.7, Minimum Standards for Fire Service Instructor III Certification, §425.9, Minimum Standards for Master Fire Service Instructor III Certification, and §425.11, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  7. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 429, Minimum Standards for Fire Inspector Certification, including but not limited to, §429.201, Minimum Standards for Fire Inspector Personnel, §429.203, Minimum Standards for Basic Fire Inspector Certification, §429.205, Minimum Standards for Intermediate Fire Inspector Certification, §429.207, Minimum Standards for Advanced Fire Inspector Certification, §429.209, Minimum Standards for Master Fire Inspector Certification, and §429.211, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  8. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 451, Fire Officer, including but not limited to, Subchapter C, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer III, §451.303, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer III Certification, Subchapter D, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer IV, and §451.403, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer IV Certification.
  9. Discussion and possible action regarding proposed rule changes to title 37 TAC, Chapter 453, Hazardous Materials, including but not limited to, Subchapter B, Minimum Standards for Hazardous Materials Incident Commander, §453.203, Minimum Standards for Hazardous Materials Incident Commander.
  10. Discussion of the 2013 data collected on fire fighter injuries, and possible action on developing recommendations to be submitted to the commission for approval and inclusion in the annual report to be sent to the State Fire Marshal’s Office.
  11. Discussion and possible action on future meeting dates, locations and agenda items.
  12. Adjourn meeting.

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Notebook (PDF)

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