Read the Motions Committee Report for Fall 2016 Standards with certified amending motions: NFPA 10, 285, 730 and 1403

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The Report of the Motions Committee addresses four Fall 2016 NFPA Standards with certified amending motions that may be presented at the NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) in Boston, MA on June 4-7, 2017:

  • NFPA 10, Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • 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 1403Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions

This Report also identifies a list of 32 additional standards that were determined by the Motions Committee to be Consent Standards and, therefore, will be forwarded to the NFPA Standards Council for balloting.  The final date to file an appeal on these Fall 2016 Consent Standards is November 1, 2016.  These documents are listed as follows:


NFPA 17, Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems
NFPA 17A, Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems
NFPA 18, Standard on Wetting Agents
NFPA 18A, Standard on Water Additives for Fire Control and Vapor Mitigation
NFPA 36, Standard on Solvent Extraction Plants
NFPA 56, Standard for Fire and Explosion Prevention During Cleaning and Purging of Flammable Gas Piping Systems
NFPA 96, Standard on Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations
NFPA 225, Model Manufactured Home Installation Standard
NFPA 252, Standard Methods of Fire Tests of Door Assemblies
NFPA 257, Standard on Fire Test for Window and Glass Block Assemblies
NFPA 268, Standard Test Method for Determining Ignitibility of Exterior Wall Assemblies Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source
NFPA 269, Standard Test Method for Developing Toxic Potency Data for Use in Fire Hazard Modeling
NFPA 275, Standard Method of Fire Tests for the Evaluation of Thermal Barriers
NFPA 287, Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Flammability of Materials in Cleanrooms Using a Fire Propagation Apparatus (FPA)
NFPA 385, Standard for Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids
NFPA 475, Recommended Practice for Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents/Weapons of Mass Destruction
NFPA 501, Standard on Manufactured Housing
NFPA 550, Guide to the Fire Safety Concepts Tree 
NFPA 655, Standard for Prevention of Sulfur Fires and Explosions
NFPA 731, Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems
NFPA 909, Code for the Protection of Cultural Resource Properties - Museums, Libraries, and Places of Worship
NFPA 921, Guide for  Fire and Explosion Investigations
NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications
NFPA 1006, Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications
NFPA 1072, Standard for Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Emergency Response Personnel Professional Qualifications
NFPA 1150, Standard on Foam Chemicals for Fires in Class A Fuels
NFPA 1401, Recommended Practice for Fire Service Training Reports and Records
NFPA 1616, Standard on Mass Evacuation and Sheltering Program
NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents
NFPA 1911, Standard for the Inspection, Maintenance, Testing, and Retirement of In-Service Automotive Fire Apparatus
NFPA 1983, Standard on Life Safety Rope and Equipment for Emergency Services
NFPA 1986, Standard on Respiratory Protection Equipment for Technical and Tactical Operations


The anticipated issuance date for these consent standards is November 11, 2016 with an effective date of December 1, 2016.