The Texas Department of Insurance announced that the Windstorm Building Code Advisory Committee on Specifications and Maintenance will hold a meeting of the advisory committee on July 12, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. in Room 102 of the William P. Hobby State Office Building, 333 Guadalupe Street in Austin, Texas.
The topics to be discussed include the election of a chairman and vice-chairman of the advisory committee, proposed adoption of the 2006 edition of the International Residential Code and 2006 International Building Code, and any proposed revisions to the 2006 edition of the International Residential Code and 2006 International Building Code. Proposed changes may be found online at www.tdi.state.tx.us/wind/geninfo.html#advisory.
The Committee, appointed by the Commissioner of Insurance, operates pursuant to the Texas Insurance Code Article 21.49 §6C. The purpose of the Committee is to advise and make recommendations to the Commissioner on building requirements and maintenance in the plan of operation that are required for structures to be certified by the Department for insurability by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA).
All interested parties, including members of the general public, are invited to attend. Persons interested in additional information may contact the Engineering Section of the Texas Department of Insurance at (512) 322-2212.
For more information contact: Engineering@tdi.state.tx.us.
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