National Institute of Standards and Technology, Commerce.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) proposes to revise some of its fire safety codes and standards, and requests proposals from the public to amend existing, or begin the process of developing new, NFPA fire safety codes and standards. The purpose of this request is to increase public participation in the system used by NFPA to develop its codes and standards. The publication of this notice of request for proposals by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on behalf of NFPA is being undertaken as a public service; NIST does not necessarily endorse, approve, or recommend any of the standards referenced in the notice.
Interested persons may submit proposals on or before the dates listed with the standards.
Casey C. Grant, Secretary, Standards Council, NFPA, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02269-9101.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Casey C. Grant, Secretary, Standards Council, at above address, (617) 770-3000.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) develops building, fire, and electrical safety codes and standards. Federal agencies frequently use these codes and standards as the basis for developing federal regulations concerning fire safety. Often, the Office of the Federal Register approves the incorporation by reference of these standards under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51.
Request for Proposals
Interested persons may submit proposals, supported by written data, views, or arguments to Casey C. Grant, Secretary, Standards Council, NFPA, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02269-9101. Proposals should be submitted on forms available from the NFPA Codes and Standards Administration Office.
Each person must include his or her name and address, identify the document, and give reasons for the proposal. Proposals received before or by 5 p.m. local time on the closing date indicated would be acted on by the Committee. The NFPA will consider any proposal that it receives on or before the date listed with the code or standard.
At a later date, each NFPA Technical Committee will issue a report, which will include a copy of written proposals Start Printed Page 43088that have been received, and an account of their disposition of each proposal by the NFPA Committee as the Report on Proposals. Each person who has submitted a written proposal will receive a copy of the report.
|Document No./edition||Title||Proposal closing date|
|NFPA 1-2003||Uniform Fire CodeTM||1/5/2004|
|NFPA 11-2002||Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam Systems||8/1/2003|
|NFPA 11A-1999||Standard for Medium- and High-Expansion Foam Systems||8/1/2003|
|NFPA 12-2000||Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems 6/27/2003||NFPA 12|
|NFPA 13-2002||Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems||11/5/2004|
|NFPA 13D-2002||Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes||11/5/2004|
|NFPA 13E-2000||Recommended Practice for Fire Department Operations in Properties Protected by Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 13R-2002||Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height||11/5/2004|
|NFPA 15-2001||Standard for Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection||12/31/2004|
|NFPA 24-2002||Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances||11/5/2004|
|NFPA 35-1999||Standard for the Manufacture of Organic Coatings||8/29/2003|
|NFPA 55-2003||Standard for the Storage, Use, and Handling of Compressed Gases and Cryogenic Fluids in Portable and Stationary Containers, Cylinders, and Tanks||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 59A-2001||Standard for the Production, Storage, and Handling of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 76-2002||Recommended Practice for the Fire Protection of Telecommunications Facilities||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 72®-2002||National Fire Alarm Code®||12/31/2004|
|NFPA 99-2002||Standard for Health Care Facilities||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 99B-2002||Standard for Hypobaric Facilities||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 101®-2003||Life Safety Code®||10/17/2003|
|NFPA 102-1995**||Standard for Grandstands, Folding and Telescopic Seating, Tents, and Membrane Structures||10/17/2003|
|NFPA 110-2002||Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 111-2001||Standard on Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 225-P*||Model Manufactured Home Installation Standard||8/1/2003|
|NFPA 284-P*||Standard Test Method for Mattresses for Correctional Occupancies||1/5/2004|
|NFPA 291-2002||Recommended Practice for Fire Flow Testing and Marking of Hydrants||11/5/2004|
|NFPA 326-1999||Standard for the Safeguarding of Tanks and Containers for Entry, Cleaning, or Repair||8/29/2003|
|NFPA 329-1999||Recommended Practice for Handling Releases of Flammable and Combustible Liquids and Gases||8/29/2003|
|NFPA 501-2003||Standard on Manufactured Housing||8/1/2003|
|NFPA 501A-2003||Standard for Fire Safety Criteria for Manufactured Home Installations, Sites, and Communities||8/1/2003|
|NFPA 1221-2002||Standard for the Installation, Maintenance, and Use of Emergency Services Communications Systems||1/5/2004|
|NFPA 520-1999||Standard on Subterranean Spaces||6/28/2002|
|NFPA 600-2000||Standard on Industrial Fire Brigades||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 601-2000||Standard for Security Services in Fire Loss Prevention||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 720-2003||Recommended Practice for the Installation of Household Carbon Monoxide (CO) Warning Equipment||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 850-2000||Recommended Practice for Fire Protection for Electric Generating Plants and High Voltage Direct Current Converter Stations||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 851-2000||Recommended Practice for Fire Protection for Hydroelectric Generating Plants||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 909-2001||Code for the Protection of Cultural Resources||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 914-2001||Code for Fire Protection of Historic Structures||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1003-2000||Standard for Airport Fire Fighter Professiona Qualifications||l6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1035-2000||Standard for Professional Qualifications for Public Fire and Life Safety Educator||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1192-2002||Standard on Recreational Vehicles||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1194-2002||Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1410-2000||Standard on Training for Initial Emergency Scene Operations||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1452-2000||Guide for Training Fire Service Personnel to Conduct Dwelling Fire Safety Surveys||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1581-2000||Standard on Fire Department Infection Control Program||6/27/2003|
|NFPA 1971-2000||Standard on Protective Ensemble For Structural Fire Fighting||10/31/2003|
|NFPA 1976-2000||Standard on Protective Ensemble for Proximity Fire Fighting||10/31/2003|
|NFPA 2010-P*||Standard on Aerosol Fire Extinguishing Systems||8/27/2003|
|NFPA 5000TM-2002||Building Construction and Safety CodeTM||10/17/2003|
|P* Proposed NEW drafts may be downloaded from NFPA's Web site at www.nfpa.org/Codes/Drafts.asp. They are also available from NFPA Codes and Standards Administration, 1 Batterymarch Park, P.O. Box 9101, Quincy, MA 02269-9101.|
|**NFPA 102-2006 is scheduled to become mainly an extract document, drawing its requirements from NFPA 1, Uniform Fire Code ®, NFPA 101 ®, Life Safety Code ®, and NFPA 5000TM, Building Construction and Safety CodeTM. Proposals are especially encouraged on subjects not currently addressed in NFPA 1-2003, NFPA 101-2003, and NFPA 5000-2003.|
Dated: July 11, 2003.
Arden L. Bement, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 03-18486 Filed 7-18-03; 8:45 am]
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