The NFPA Technical Meeting, also known as "Tech Session," is an important element in the standards development process, ensuring that consensus is achieved on proposed changes to NFPA Standards prior to Standards Council review. During this meeting, supporters and opponents of certified motions voice their opinions and qualified NFPA members vote on proposed changes.
The NFPA Technical Meeting took place on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Following are the NFPA Standards that were presented in San Antonio and the action taken:
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 16 Consent Standards in the Annual 2019 revision cycle were forwarded to the Standards Council for balloting and were issued on April 28, 2019:
Additionally, five other Standards in the Annual 2019 revision cycle were determined to be Consent Standards and were issued on June 10, 2019: