TITLE 37. PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS

PART 6. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CHAPTER 151. GENERAL PROVISIONS

37 TAC §151.51

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice adopts amendments to §151.51, concerning Custodial Officer Certification and Hazardous Duty Pay Eligibility Guidelines, without changes to the proposed text as published in the February 24, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 740).

The adopted amendments are necessary to clarify the intent of the rule and update formatting.

No comments were received regarding the amendments.

The amendments are proposed under Texas Government Code §§492.013, 508.001, 615.006, 811.001, 813.506, 815.505, Subchapter L of Chapter 659; and the General Appropriations Act, Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., ch. 1281, art. V, Department of Criminal Justice, Rider 15.

Cross Reference to Statutes: None.

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the adoption and found it to be a valid exercise of the agency's legal authority.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on April 6, 2017.

TRD-201701470

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Effective date: April 26, 2017

Proposal publication date: February 24, 2017

For further information, please call: (936) 437-6700