TITLE 4. AGRICULTURE

PART 1. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 27. TEXAS CITRUS PEST AND DISEASE MANAGEMENT CORPORATION

SUBCHAPTER B. ELECTION OR REFERENDUM PROCEDURES

4 TAC §27.202

The Texas Department of Agriculture (Department) adopts amendments to Title 4, Part 1, Chapter 27, Subchapter B, §27.202, relating to Board Candidates. The amendments, which allow staggered terms and clarify term limits, are adopted without changes to the proposal in the May 25, 2018, issue of the Texas Register (43 TexReg 3294).

No comments were received on the proposal.

The amendment is adopted under Chapter 80 of the Texas Agriculture Code, which authorizes the Department to adopt rules as necessary for the Texas Citrus Pest and Disease Management Corporation to plan, carry out, and operate suppression programs to manage and control pests and diseases in citrus plants in the state under the supervision of the Department as provided by Chapter 80.

The code affected by the adoption is Texas Agriculture Code, Chapter 80.

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 July 2, 2018.

TRD-201802942

Jessica Escobar

Assistant General Counsel

Texas Department of Agriculture

Effective date: July 22, 2018

Proposal publication date: May 25, 2018

For further information, please call: (512) 463-4075