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2012 issues

  • December 2012 (PDF, 795 KB)
    Restructuring of Committee on Animal Housing Facilities; Comments sought on proposed TIAs for NFPA 13R, 25, and 58; Errata issued on NFPA 1582; TIAs issued on NFPA 25, 30B, 51, 55, 101, 1983, and 2001; NFPA 1965 processed as consent document; New document drafts approved for NFPA 475, 652, 951, and 1072; Keep informed on NFPA codes and standards; NFPA News in Brief; Public input closing date for Fall 2014 documents; Committee Meetings Calendar; Committees Seeking Members; Committees Soliciting Public Input    

  • November 2012 (PDF, 516 KB)
    Motions Committee Report available for documents in Fall 2012 cycle; Public participation in the development of codes and standards; Errata issued on NFPA 731; TIA issued on NFPA 1124; Committee Calendar; Committees Seeking Members; Committees Soliciting Public Input 

  • October 2012 (PDF, 1 MB)
    New Document and Committee on the Use of Respiratory Protective Equipment for Emergency Response Operations; August Standards Council Minutes Available to Download; Errata Issued on NFPA 654 and NFPA 1127; NFPA News in Brief – Lessons of Comayagua, Honduras Prison fire that killed 361 people; Committee Calendar; Committees Seeking Members; and Committees Seeking Public Input 

  • September 2012 Special Edition (PDF, 716 KB)
    NFPA now accepting comments for Fall 2013 revision cycle documents; Technical Committee titles and scopes revised and approved by Standards Council; New document on portable hand-held radios approved; new document and technical committee on mass evacuation planning; Committees soliciting Public Input; Committees seeking members; and Committee meetings calendar 

  • September 2012 (PDF, 939 KB)
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs for NFPA 25, NFPA 101, NFPA 1917, and NFPA 1983; issued and not issued TIAs; Errata issued on NFPA 70E; Standards Council Agenda Available; Committees Seeking Members; Committees Soliciting Public Input; Committee Meetings Calendar 

  • August 2012 (PDF, 856 KB)
    Comments sought on proposed TIAs for NFPA 30B, NFPA 51, NFPA 55, NFPA 400, and NFPA 2001; Errata on NFPA 70 Report on Proposals; Standards Council Agenda Available; Committees Seeking Members; Committees Soliciting Public Input; and Committee Calendar 

  • July 2012 (PDF, 607 KB)
    Submit Public Input Electronically for Fall 2014 documents; Annual 2013 National Electrical Code® Report on Proposals; Annual 2013 Report on Proposals; Formal Interpretation Issued on NFPA 30A; Safety Alert issued on SCBA Facepiece Lenses; NFPA website shortcut links; Committees Seeking Members; Committees Soliciting Public Input; and Committee Calendar 

  • June 2012 (862 KB)
    Comments sought on TIAs for NFPA 13, NFPA 13R, NFPA 25, NFPA 99, NFPA 269, and NFPA 1124; Errata issued on NFPA 5000; NFPA Conference & Expo information on the Committee Leadership Conference, details on the new standards development process at the Standards Forum and Association Technical Meeting Schedule and Motions Committee Report; changes to the Technical Meeting Convention Rules; Standards Council Minutes; Committees Seeking Members; Committees Soliciting Public Input; and Committee Calendar  

  • May 2012 (PDF, 948 KB)
    Comments sought on TIAs for NFPA 13, NFPA 13R, NFPA 72, and NFPA 1971; Errata issued on NFPA 22, NFPA 58, and NFPA 99; NFPA Conference & Expo information on the Committee Leadership Conference, details on the new standards development process at the Standards Forum and Association Technical Meeting Schedule and Motions Committee Report; changes to the Technical Meeting Convention Rules; Standards Council Minutes; Committees Seeking Members; Committees Soliciting Public Input; and Committee Calendar

  • April 2012 (PDF, 806 KB)
    Comments sought on TIAs for NFPA 72; TIAs issued on NFPA 13D, 30B, and 51A; TIA not issued on NFPA 80; Errata issued on NFPA 5000® and 820; New projects/documents seeking comment; NFPA Conference & Expo information on the Committee Leadership Conference, details on the new standards development process at the Standards Forum, and changes to the Technical Meeting Convention Rules; Standards Council Minutes, Important Notice on the Public Input Closing Date for Annual 2014 Documents, Committees Seeking Members, Committees Soliciting Public Input, and Committee Calendar

  • March 2012 (PDF, 843 KB)
    Comments Sought on Proposed TIA for NFPA 25; Errata Issued on NFPA 1977; NFPA Conference & Expo information on the Committee Leadership Conference, details on the new standards development process at the Standards Forum, and changes to the Technical Meeting Convention Rules; Standards Council Minutes, Important Notice on the Public Input Closing Date for Annual 2014 Documents, Committees Seeking Members, Committees Soliciting Public Input, and Committee Calendar

  • February 2012 (PDF, 723 KB)
    Important Notice on the Public Input Closing Dates for Annual 2014 documents; Comments sought on proposed TIAs for NFPA 1, 90A, and 1977; Errata issued on NFPA 10, 70, 92, 730, 731, and 1911; 2012 Annual revision cycle Report on Comments (ROC) available; Enforcer Funding Program; New standards development process training tools; Technical Meeting Convention Rules changes; Future dates for NFPA's Conference & Expo; Committee Leadership Conference; Committees seeking members; and Committees soliciting public input  

  • January 2012 (PDF, 615 KB)
    Changes to the NFPA Convention Rules; Future Dates for NFPA’s Conference and Expo; Committee Leadership Conference; Errata issued on NFPA 59A and NFPA 820; NFPA News in Brief; Committee Calendar; Call for Members; and Committees Soliciting Public Input 

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