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Final results

The NFPA Technical Meeting took place on June 7, 2017. Following are the NFPA Standards that were presented in Boston and the action taken:

  • NFPA 37, Standard for the Installation and Use of Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines
  • NFPA 54, National Fuel Gas Code
  • NFPA 59, Utility LP-Gas Plant Code
  • NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code
  • NFPA 1144, Standard for Reducing Structure Ignition Hazards from Wildland Fire
  • NFPA 1403,  Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions
  • NFPA 1951, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents
  • NFPA 2112, Standard on Flame-Resistant Garments for Protection of Industrial Personnel Against Flash Fire
  • NFPA 285, Standard Fire Test Method for Evaluation of Fire Propagation Characteristics of Exterior Non-Load-Bearing Wall Assemblies Containing Combustible Components
  • NFPA 730, Guide for Premises Security
  • NFPA 101, Life Safety Code®
  • NFPA 5000, Building Construction and Safety Code®
  • NFPA 1, Fire Code

Consent Documents
Where a standard receives no NITMAMs, or received NITMAMs which are not certified as amending motions by the Motions Committee, it is considered a Consent Standard. A Consent Standard is not presented to the NFPA Technical Meeting and is, forwarded directly to the Standards Council for issuance. 

The following 30 Consent Standards in the Annual 2017 revision cycle will be forwarded to the Standards Council for balloting:

  • NFPA 3, Recommended Practice for Commissioning of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems
  • NFPA 4, Standard for Integrated Fire Protection and Life Safety System Testing
  • NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code 
  • NFPA 30A, Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages 
  • NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®
  • NFPA 87, Recommended Practice for Fluid Heaters
  • NFPA 90A, Standard for the Installation of Air-Conditioning and Ventilating Systems
  • NFPA 90B, Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems
  • NFPA 99B, Standard for Hypobaric Facilities
  • NFPA 220, Standard on Types of Building Construction
  • NFPA 221, Standard for High Challenge Fire Walls, Fire Walls, and Fire Barrier Walls
  • NFPA 301, Code for Safety to Life from Fire on Merchant Vessels
  • NFPA 318, Standard for the Protection of Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities
  • NFPA 403, Standard for Aircraft Rescue and Fire-Fighting Services at Airports
  • NFPA 472, Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
  • NFPA 473, Standard for Competencies for EMS Personnel Responding to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents
  • NFPA 703, Standard for Fire Retardant—Treated Wood and Fire–Retardant Coatings for Building Materials
  • NFPA 790, Standard for Competency of Third-Party Field Evaluation Bodies
  • NFPA 791, Recommended Practice and Procedures for Unlabeled Electrical Equipment Evaluation
  • NFPA 1123, Code for Fireworks Display
  • NFPA 1143, Standard for Wildland Fire Management
  • NFPA 1192, Standard on Recreational Vehicles
  • NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program
  • NFPA 1582, Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments
  • NFPA 1801, Standard on Thermal Imagers for the Fire Service
  • NFPA 1971, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1992, Standard on Liquid Splash-Protective Ensembles and Clothing for Hazardous Materials Emergencies
  • NFPA 1994, Standard on Protective Ensembles for First Responders to CBRN Terrorism Incidents
  • NFPA 1999, Standard on Protective Clothing and Ensembles for Emergency Medical Operations

Regulations and agenda

Per the "Regulations Governing the Development of NFPA Standards" (Section 4.5), only Certified Amending Motions (with valid sign-in) and proper Follow-up Motions will be allowed during the Technical Meeting for standards processed in the Fall 2016 and Annual 2017 revision cycles.

The agenda for the meeting in Boston will be those standards with Certified Amending Motions as indicated in the Report of the Motions Committee on Certified Amending Motions.

Voting

Per the NFPA bylaws, only NFPA Members of record 180 days before the opening of any Annual, Regular, Special, or Technical Meeting of the NFPA Membership who have duly registered and paid any registration fees for the meeting shall be entitled to vote at that meeting. Except as may be required by law or as may be provided in a Regulation or Standing Rule promulgated pursuant to Article 8 of these Bylaws, any action of the NFPA Voting Membership shall require the affirmative vote of a majority of the votes cast at the meeting.

Voting by proxy shall not be permitted, and the vote of each Voting NFPA Member shall be cast by that member individually.


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