REVIEW OF AGENCY RULES

Proposed Rule Reviews

Texas Racing Commission

Title 16, Part 8

The Texas Racing Commission files this notice of intent to review Chapter 309, Racetrack Licenses and Operations, and Chapter 311, Other Licenses. This review is conducted pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, which requires state agencies to review and consider for readoption their administrative rules every four years.

The review shall assess whether the reasons for initially adopting the rules within each chapter continue to exist and whether any changes to the rules should be made.

All comments or questions in response to this notice of rule reviews may be submitted in writing to Jean Cook, Assistant to the Executive Director of the Texas Racing Commission, at P.O. Box 12080, Austin, Texas 78711-2080, telephone (512) 833-6699, or fax (512) 833-6907. The Commission will accept public comments regarding the chapter and the rules within it for 30 days following publication of this notice in the Texas Register.

Any proposed changes to the rules within Chapters 309 and 311 as a result of the review will be published in the Proposed Rules section of the Texas Register and will be open for an additional 30-day public comment period prior to final adoption or repeal by the Commission.

TRD-201705294

Devon Bijansky

General Counsel

Texas Racing Commission

Filed: December 21, 2017


State Board for Educator Certification

Title 19, Part 7

The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) proposes the review of Title 19, Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 229, Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039.

As required by the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, the SBEC will accept comments as to whether the reasons for adopting 19 TAC Chapter 229 continue to exist.

The comment period on the review of 19 TAC Chapter 229 begins January 5, 2018, and ends February 5, 2018. The SBEC will take registered oral and written comments on the review of 19 TAC Chapter 229 at the March 2, 2018, meeting in accordance with the SBEC board operating policies and procedures. Comments regarding this rule review may be submitted to Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez, Rulemaking, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701-1494. Comments may also be submitted electronically to sbecrules@tea.texas.gov. Comments should be identified as "SBEC Rule Review."

TRD-201705332

Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez

Director, Rulemaking

State Board for Educator Certification

Filed: December 21, 2017


The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) proposes the review of Title 19, Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 247, Educators Code of Ethics, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039.

As required by the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, the SBEC will accept comments as to whether the reasons for adopting 19 TAC Chapter 247 continue to exist.

The comment period on the review of 19 TAC Chapter 247 begins January 5, 2018, and ends February 5, 2018. The SBEC will take registered oral and written comments on the review of 19 TAC Chapter 247 at the March 2, 2018 meeting in accordance with the SBEC board operating policies and procedures. Comments regarding this rule review may be submitted to Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez, Rulemaking, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701-1494. Comments may also be submitted electronically to sbecrules@tea.texas.gov. Comments should be identified as "SBEC Rule Review."

TRD-201705330

Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez

Director, Rulemaking

State Board for Educator Certification

Filed: December 21, 2017


The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) proposes the review of Title 19, Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 250, Administration, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The rules being reviewed by the SBEC in 19 TAC Chapter 250 are organized under the following subchapters: Subchapter A, Purchasing; and Subchapter B, Rulemaking Procedures.

As required by the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, the SBEC will accept comments as to whether the reasons for adopting 19 TAC Chapter 250 continue to exist.

The comment period on the review of 19 TAC Chapter 250 begins January 5, 2018, and ends February 5, 2018. The SBEC will take registered oral and written comments on the review of 19 TAC Chapter 250 at the March 2, 2018, meeting in accordance with the SBEC board operating policies and procedures. Comments regarding this rule review may be submitted to Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez, Rulemaking, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701-1494. Comments may also be submitted electronically to sbecrules@tea.texas.gov. Comments should be identified as "SBEC Rule Review."

TRD-201705333

Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez

Director, Rulemaking

State Board for Educator Certification

Filed: December 21, 2017


Adopted Rule Reviews

Texas Racing Commission

Title 16, Part 8

Pursuant to Government Code §2001.039, the Texas Racing Commission adopts the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Part 8, Chapter 301, Definitions; Chapter 303, General Provisions; Chapter 319, Veterinary Practices and Drug Testing; and Chapter 321, Pari-Mutuel Wagering. The review assessed whether the reason for adopting the chapter continues to exist.

The Commission received no comments on the proposed review, which was published in the March 31, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 1801).

Relating to the review of Chapter 301, the Commission finds that the reasons for adopting the chapter continue to exist and readopts the sections at this time without changes in accordance with the requirements of Government Code §2001.039.

Relating to the review of Chapter 303, the Commission finds that the reasons for adopting the chapter continue to exist and readopts the sections at this time without changes in accordance with the requirements of Government Code §2001.039.

Relating to the review of Chapter 319, the Commission finds that the reasons for adopting the chapter continue to exist and readopts the sections at this time without changes in accordance with the requirements of Government Code §2001.039.

Relating to the review of Chapter 321, the Commission finds that the reasons for adopting the chapter continue to exist and readopts the sections at this time without changes in accordance with the requirements of Government Code, §2001.039.

This concludes the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 16, Part 8, Chapters 301, 303, 319, and 321.

TRD-201705293

Devon Bijansky

General Counsel

Texas Racing Commission

Filed: December 21, 2017