TITLE 37. PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS

PART 6. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

CHAPTER 151. GENERAL PROVISIONS

37 TAC §151.3

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice adopts amendments to §151.3, concerning Operating Procedures for the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, without changes to the proposed text as published in the September 2, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 6660).

The adopted amendments are necessary to provide clarification of Open Meetings requirements and update formatting.

No comments were received regarding the amendments.

The amendments are adopted under Texas Government Code §492.013.

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 December 12, 2016.

TRD-201606473

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Effective date: January 1, 2017

Proposal publication date: September 2, 2016

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


37 TAC §151.6

Adopted Amendments Preamble

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice adopts amendments to §151.6, concerning the Petition for the Adoption of a Rule, without changes to the proposed text as published in the November 4, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 8806).

The adopted amendments are necessary to conform the language of the rule to state statute and update formatting.

No comments were received regarding the amendments.

The amendments are adopted under Texas Government Code §§492.013, 492.016, 2001.021, and Chapter 2008.

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 December 12, 2016.

TRD-201606476

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Effective date: January 1, 2017

Proposal publication date: November 4, 2016

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


37 TAC §151.52

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice adopts amendments to §151.52, concerning the Sick Leave Pool, without changes to the proposed text as published in the September 2, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 6661).

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 adopted under Texas Government Code §492.013, §661.001 - .008.

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 December 12, 2016.

TRD-201606478

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Effective date: January 1, 2017

Proposal publication date: September 2, 2016

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


CHAPTER 155. REPORTS AND INFORMATION GATHERING

SUBCHAPTER B. SITE SELECTION AND FACILITY NAMES

37 TAC §155.21

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice adopts amendments to §155.21, concerning Naming of a Texas Department of Criminal Justice Owned Facility, without changes to the proposed text as published in the November 4, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 8807).

The adopted amendments are necessary to update formatting.

No comments were received regarding the amendments.

The amendments are adopted under Texas Government Code §492.013.

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 December 12, 2016.

TRD-201606499

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Effective date: January 1, 2017

Proposal publication date: November 4, 2016

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


CHAPTER 161. COMMUNITY JUSTICE ASSISTANCE DIVISION ADMINISTRATION

37 TAC §161.21

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice adopts amendments to §161.21, concerning the Role of the Judicial Advisory Council, without changes to the proposed text as published in the November 4, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 8808).

The adopted amendments are necessary to update formatting.

No comments were received regarding the amendments.

The amendments are adopted under Texas Government Code §492.006, §492.013, §493.003(b), §2110.005.

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 December 12, 2016.

TRD-201606505

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Effective date: January 1, 2017

Proposal publication date: November 4, 2016

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


CHAPTER 163. COMMUNITY JUSTICE ASSISTANCE DIVISION STANDARDS

37 TAC §163.5

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice adopts amendments to §163.5, concerning Waiver to Standards, without changes to the proposed text as published in the November 4, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 8809).

The adopted amendments are necessary to update formatting.

No comments were received regarding the amendments.

The amendments are adopted under Texas Government Code §492.013, §509.003.

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 December 12, 2016.

TRD-201606506

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Effective date: January 1, 2017

Proposal publication date: November 4, 2016

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