The Report of the Motions Committee addresses one Fall 2018 NFPA Standard with a certified amending motion that may be presented at the NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) in San Antonio, TX on June 17-20, 2019:
NFPA 801, Standard for Fire Protection for Facilities Handling Radioactive Materials
This report also identifies a list of 29 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 fifteen 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 October 27, 2018
These Consent Standards are as follows:
NFPA 14, Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems
NFPA 45, Standard on Fire Protection for Laboratories Using Chemicals
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