The division shall include a seven-member State Electrical Board appointed by the Governor with the consent of the Legislature. All members of the board shall be residents of the State of Nebraska.
The State Electrical Board shall have the power to adopt, promulgate, and revise rules and regulations necessary to enable it to carry into effect the State Electrical Act. In adopting and promulgating such rules and regulations, the board shall be governed by the minimum standards set forth in the National Electrical Code issued and adopted by the National Fire Protection Association in 2017, Publication Number 70-2017, which code shall be filed in the offices of the Secretary of State and the board and shall be a public record. The board shall adopt and promulgate rules and regulations establishing wiring standards that protect public safety and health and property and that apply to all electrical wiring which is installed subject to the State Electrical Act.
The members of the State Electrical Board shall convene a minimum of six times annually. The Board may convene at other such times and at such locations as it may deem necessary for the proper and efficient conduct of its duties. State Electrical Board meetings shall be conducted in accordance with Sections 84-1408 through 84-1414 public meeting.