The Report of the Motions Committee addresses eight Annual 2018 NFPA Standards with Certified Amending Motions eligible for presentation and action at the NFPA Technical Meeting in Las Vegas on Thursday, June 14, 2018:
NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
NFPA 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
NFPA 51B, Standard for Fire Prevention During Welding, Cutting, and Other Hot Work
NFPA 1730, Standard on Organization and Deployment of Fire Prevention Inspection and Code Enforcement, Plan Review, Investigation, and Public Education Operations
The report also identifies a list of 20 additional standards that have been determined by the Motions Committee to be consent standards and shall be forwarded to the Standards Council for balloting. In accordance with 1.6.2(a) of the Regulations, a 15-day appeal period follows the publication date of this report in which one may file an appeal related to the issuance of the Consent Standards listed below. The filing deadline for such appeal is April 7, 2018.
NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies
NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection
NFPA 24, Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances
NFPA 30B, Code for the Manufacture and Storage of Aerosol Products
NFPA 40, Standard for the Storage and Handling of Cellulose Nitrate Film
NFPA 77, Recommended Practice on Static Electricity
NFPA 80, Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives
NFPA 1989, Standard on Breathing Air Quality for Emergency Services Respiratory Protection
The anticipated issuance date for these Consent Standards is April 23, 2018.
The Technical Meeting agenda which incorporates both the Fall 2017 and Annual 2018 Motions Committee Reports will be posted at a later date. The agenda will include the order in which the Standards will be presented.