Regulations and policies

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Download a free copy of the NFPA Standards Directory, your guide to our standards development process.

The "Regulations Governing the Development of NFPA Standards" cover the process of developing and revising NFPA standards, as well as the role of the Board of Directors, Standards Council, Correlating Committees, and Technical Committees in this process. Procedures for establishing and operating the Committees are included, as are requirements for processing Tentative Interim Amendments and Formal Interpretations.

Regulations and procedures


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