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June 2, 2016 fire fighter advisory committee meeting agenda

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 March 24, 2016 Fire Fighter Advisory Committee meeting minutes.
  3. Report from the Curriculum and Testing Committee with discussion and possible action on recommendations regarding possible changes to the Certification Curriculum Manual, including but not limited to the Aircraft Rescue Fire Suppression Curriculum, outline and reference list.
  4. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 423, Fire Suppression, including but not limited to, Subchapter A, Minimum Standards for Structure Fire Protection Personnel Certifications, §423.13, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal; and Subchapter B, Minimum Standards for Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting Personnel, §423.211, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  5. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 425, Fire Service Instructors, including but not limited to, §425.11, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  6. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 429, Minimum Standards For Fire Inspector Certification, including but not limited to, §429.211, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  7. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 431, Fire Investigation, including but not limited to, Subchapter A, Minimum Standards for Arson Investigator Certification, §431.13, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal; and Subchapter B, Minimum Standards for Fire Investigator Certification, §431.211, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (FSAC) Seal - Fire Investigator.
  8. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 433, Minimum Standards For Driver/Operator-Pumper, including but not limited to, §433.7, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  9. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 451, Fire Officer, including but not limited to, Subchapter A, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer I, §451.7, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal; and Subchapter B, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer II, §451.207, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  10. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 453, Hazardous Materials, including but not limited to, Subchapter A, Minimum Standards For Hazardous Materials Technician, §453.7, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  11. Discussion and possible action on current commission proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 451, Fire Officer, including but not limited to, Subchapter C, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer III, new §451.307, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal; and Subchapter D, Minimum Standards for Fire Officer IV, new §451.407, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Seal.
  12. Discussion and possible action on current commission proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 439, Examinations for Certification, including but not limited to, Subchapter A, Examinations For On-Site Delivery Training, §439.1, Requirements - General, §439.3, Definitions, §439.7, Eligibility, §439.9, Grading, and §439.11, Commission-Designated Performance Skill Evaluations.
  13. Discussion and possible action on proposed rule changes to 37 TAC Chapter 435, Fire Fighter Safety, including but not limited to, §435.25, Courage to be Safe So Everyone Goes Home Program.
  14. Discussion and possible action on development of a Fire Inspector Certification that does not include all current rule components.
  15. Discussion and possible action on setting future meeting dates, locations and agenda items.
  16. Adjourn meeting.

Upcoming events

Fire fighter advisory committee meeting
December 14, 2017, 10:00 a.m., Room 1-104

Agenda
Notebook (PDF)

Curriculum and testing committee meeting
January 24-25, 2018, TCFP conference room

Commission workshop
January 24, 2018, 2:00 pm., Room 1-104

Commission meeting
January 25, 2018, Room 1-104

Fire and life safety educator ad hoc committee meeting
March 5-6, 2018, TCFP conference room

Commission meeting
April 26, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Room 1-104

Commission workshop
July 11, 2018, 2:00 pm., Room 1-104

Commission meeting
July 12, 2018 Room 1-104

Commission meeting
October 25, 2018, 10:00 a.m., Room 1-104