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  • December 2011 (PDF, 479 KB)
    Important Changes to NFPA Technical Meeting Convention Rules , Fall 2011 Motions Committee Report Available, Issued Errata on NFPA 30 and 58, Comments Sought on Proposed TIAs on NFPA 13D, 30B, 75 and 80, Standards Council Awards Seeking Nominations, Fall 2012 ROP Available, NFPA News in Brief, Committee Calendar, Call for Members and Committees Soliciting Public Input (formerly Proposals) 
  • November 2011 (PDF, 665 KB)
    New Process and Schedule for Annual 2014 documents; TIAs Issued; New Project Seeking Comments on Emergency Mass Shelters; TC Scopes Revised and Approved; the Development of NFPA 56 (PS); NFPA Releases State Level Fire Service Needs Assessment; Committees Seeking Proposals; Call for Members; and Committee Calendar 
  • October 2011 (PDF, 441 KB)
    New Regulations for Fall 2013 and subsequent cycles; Errata issued on NFPA 30; Standards Council minutes; Call for members; Committees soliciting proposals; and Committee calendar
  • September 2011 (PDF, 448 KB)
    TIAs issued; Committee Scopes approved; Fall 2013 Revision cycle schedule; Call for members; Committees soliciting proposals; and Committee calendar
  • August 2011 Special Edition (PDF, 951 KB)
    Application Deadline for New Committee for NFPA 3 and NFPA 4; Comments Sought on Proposed TIA for NFPA 51A; Errata Issued on NFPA 170; Fall 2011 Report on Comments; Committees Soliciting Proposals; Call for Members; Committee Calendar; Call for Presentations at 2012 Conference & Expo
  • August 2011 (PDF, 1 MB)
    Comments Sought on Proposed TIAs for NFPA 20, 51A, 70, 407, and 1911; Errata Issued on NFPA 13R, 130 and 1917; Commissioning with NFPA 3; NFPA Journal® article looks at the problem of unwanted alarms; Comments due on NFPA 1917, Standard for Automotive Ambulances; Call for Presentations for 2012 Conference & Expo®; Committee Calendar; Call for Members; and Committees Soliciting Proposals
  • July 2011 (PDF, 550 KB)
    Overview of new NFPA Regulations; Association Technical Meeting Results; Standards Council Minutes; Committee Calendar; Free Live Web Updates Regarding Antifreeze in Sprinkler Systems; Call for Members; and Committees Soliciting Proposals
  • June 2011 Special Edition (PDF, 404 KB)
    Comments Sought on Proposed TIAs on NFPA 99; Free Live Web Updates Regarding Antifreeze in Sprinkler Systems; 2012 Annual Revision Cycle ROPs Now Available; Committee Calendar, Call for Members, Committees Soliciting Proposals
  • June 2011 (PDF, 414 KB)
    Comments Sought on Proposed TIA for NFPA 13D; Free Live Web Updates Regarding Antifreeze in Sprinkler Systems; Errata Issued on NFPA 2 and NFPA 85; Formal Interpretation issued on NFPA 1977; Committee Calendar; Call for Members; and Committees Soliciting Proposals.
  • May 2011 (PDF, 539 KB)
    Motions Committee Report Available; Committee Leadership Conference; Win a Free NFPA Conference & Expo Registration; Comments Sought on Proposed TIA for NFPA 1, NFPA 13D, NFPA 25, and NFPA 220; Errata Issued on NFPA 70, NFPA 801, NFPA 1124, and NFPA 1670; Committees Soliciting Proposals; Call for Members; and Committee Calendar
  • April 2011  (PDF, 650 KB)
    Special Notice on NFPA Regulations; Committee Leadership Conference; Comments Sought on Proposed TIAs on NFPA 1, NFPA 101 and NFPA 820; Issued TIAs and Errata; Standards Council Minutes; New TC Chairs appointed; Committees Soliciting Proposals; Call for Members; and Committee Calendar
  • March 2011 PDF, 462 KB)
    Committee Leadership Conference; Comments Sought on Proposed TIA; Private TC Information Now on Doc Info; Committee Calendar; and Call for Members
  • February 2011 (PDF, 422 KB)
    Committee Leadership Conference, Errata Issued, New Standards Council Members; Committee Calendar; Call for Members; and Committees Soliciting Proposals 
  • January 2011 (PDF, 754 KB)
    Comments Sought for Proposed TIAs on NFPA 58, 654, and NFPA 1801; Errata Issued; Call for Nominations for TC Service Awards; Committees Soliciting Proposals; Committee Calendar; and Call for Members
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