Technical Meeting

The NFPA Technical Meeting is tentatively scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020, with breaks as required. Under the NFPA rules, only Certified Amending Motions (with valid sign-in) and proper follow-up motions will be allowed for NFPA standards processed in the Fall 2019 and Annual 2020 revision cycles. The agenda for the meeting will be those standards with Certified Amending Motions as indicated in the Report of the Motions Committee on Certified Amending Motions. The Report of the Motions Committee on Certified Amending Motions for the Fall 2019 revision cycle will be available on October 10, 2019; and for the Annual 2020 revision cycle, the Report will be available on April 1, 2020.

The Motions Committee Report on Standards in this cycle will be posted on the NFPA website no later than April 1, 2020. Following are the documents in the Annual 2020 revision cycle that could receive a Notice of Intent to Make a Motion (NITMAM) and be presented for action at the 2020 NFPA Technical Meeting:

Annual 2020 revision cycle

  • NFPA 1, Fire Code
  • NFPA 3, Standard for Commissioning of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems
  • NFPA 4, Standard for Integrated Fire Protection and Life Safety System Testing
  • NFPA 17, Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems
  • NFPA 17A, Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems
  • NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code
  • NFPA 30A, Code for Motor Fuel Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages
  • NFPA 54, National Fuel Gas Code
  • NFPA 59, Utility LP-Gas Plant Code
  • NFPA 70E®, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace®
  • 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 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations
  • NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code
  • NFPA 99B, Standard for Hypobaric Facilities
  • NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®
  • NFPA 160, Standard for the Use of Flame Effects Before an Audience
  • NFPA 220, Standard on Types of Building Construction
  • NFPA 221, Standard for High Challenge Fire Walls, Fire Walls, and Fire Barrier Walls
  • NFPA 303, Fire Protection Standard for Marinas and Boatyards
  • NFPA 312, Standard for Fire Protection of Vessels During Construction, Conversion, Repair, and Lay-Up
  • NFPA 496, Standard for Purged and Pressurized Enclosures for Electrical Equipment
  • NFPA 497, Recommended Practice for the Classification of Flammable Liquids, Gases, or Vapors and of Hazardous (Classified) Locations for Electrical Installations in Chemical Process Areas
  • NFPA 499, Recommended Practice for the Classification of Combustible Dusts and of Hazardous (Classified) Locations for Electrical Installations in Chemical Process Areas
  • NFPA 703, Standard for Fire Retardant—Treated Wood and Fire–Retardant Coatings for Building Materials
  • NFPA 770, Standard on Hybrid (Water and Inert Gas) Fire Extinguishing Systems
  • NFPA 790, Standard for Competency of Third-Party Field Evaluation Bodies
  • NFPA 791, Recommended Practice and Procedures for Unlabeled Electrical Equipment Evaluation
  • NFPA 921, Guide for Fire and Explosion Investigations
  • NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications
  • NFPA 1126, Standard for the Use of Pyrotechnics Before a Proximate Audience
  • NFPA 1192, Standard on Recreational Vehicles
  • NFPA 1194, Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds
  • NFPA 1801, Standard on Thermal Imagers for the Fire Service
  • NFPA 1901, Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus
  • NFPA 1906, Standard for Wildland Fire Apparatus
  • NFPA 1952, Standard on Surface Water Operations Protective Clothing and Equipment
  • NFPA 1953, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Contaminated Water Diving
  • NFPA 3000™ (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program
  • NFPA 5000®, Building Construction and Safety Code®

Fall 2019 revision cycle

The Motions Committee Report on Standards in this cycle will be posted no later than October 10, 2019. Following are the documents in the Fall 2019 revision cycle that could receive a Notice of Intent to Make a Motion (NITMAM) and be presented for action at the 2020 NFPA Technical Meeting:

  • NFPA 13E, Recommended Practice for Fire Department Operations in Properties Protected by Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems
  • NFPA 31, Standard for the Installation of Oil-Burning Equipment
  • NFPA 56, Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems
  • NFPA 61, Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Dust Explosions in Agricultural and Food Processing Facilities
  • NFPA 75, Standard for the Fire Protection of Information Technology Equipment
  • NFPA 76, Standard for the Fire Protection of Telecommunications Facilities
  • NFPA 91, Standard for Exhaust Systems for Air Conveying of Vapors, Gases, Mists, and Particulate Solids
  • NFPA 120, Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Coal Mines
  • NFPA 122, Standard for Fire Prevention and Control in Metal/Nonmetal Mining and Metal Mineral Processing Facilities
  • NFPA 600, Standard on Facility Fire Brigades
  • NFPA 601, Standard for Security Services in Fire Loss Prevention
  • NFPA 664, Standard for the Prevention of Fires and Explosions in Wood Processing and Woodworking Facilities
  • NFPA 730, Guide for Premises Security
  • NFPA 731, Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems
  • NFPA 804, Standard for Fire Protection for Advanced Light Water Reactor Electric Generating Plants
  • NFPA 805, Performance-Based Standard for Fire Protection for Light Water Reactor Electric Generating Plants
  • NFPA 806, Performance-Based Standard for Fire Protection for Advanced Nuclear Reactor Electric Generating Plants Change Process
  • NFPA 850, Recommended Practice for Fire Protection for Electric Generating Plants and High Voltage Direct Current Converter Stations
  • NFPA 853, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fuel Cell Power Systems
  • NFPA 950, Standard for Data Development and Exchange for the Fire Service
  • NFPA 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications
  • NFPA 1201, Standard for Providing Fire and Emergency Services to the Public
  • NFPA 1250, Recommended Practice in Fire and Emergency Service Organization Risk Management
  • NFPA 1405, Guide for Land-Based Fire Departments that Respond to Marine Vessel Fires
  • NFPA 1407, Standard for Training Fire Service Rapid Intervention Crews
  • NFPA 1408, Standard for Training Fire Service Personnel in the Operation, Care, Use, and Maintenance of Thermal Imagers
  • NFPA 1410, Standard on Training for Emergency Scene Operations
  • NFPA 1500™, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety, Health, and Wellness Program
  • NFPA 1521, Standard for Fire Department Safety Officer Professional Qualifications
  • NFPA 1561, Standard on Emergency Services Incident Management System and Command Safety
  • NFPA 1616, Standard on Mass Evacuation, Sheltering, and Re-entry Programs
  • NFPA 1620, Standard for Pre-Incident Planning
  • NFPA 1700, Guide for Structural Fire Fighting
  • NFPA 1931, Standard for Manufacturer's Design of Fire Department Ground Ladders
  • NFPA 1932, Standard on Use, Maintenance, and Service Testing of In-Service Fire Department Ground Ladders
  • NFPA 1951, Standard on Protective Ensembles for Technical Rescue Incidents
  • NFPA 2010, Standard for Fixed Aerosol Fire-Extinguishing Systems