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Hi Charlie. I've been told that we can submit proposals for changes to the NEC. When are they due and how can I do that? Thanks for all you do.
Hey Olivia thanks for your question, it is very timely. What used to be called proposals are now called Public Inputs (PI). The Public Input Closing Date is September 7, 2017 - this Thursday so there is not much time left. New material is not accepted at the comment stage so all are encouraged to submit their ideas with substantiation.
They must be submitted online after creating a profile, which can be done at:
If the links don't work you can get to all the information at nfpa.org.
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