REVIEW OF AGENCY RULES

Proposed Rule Reviews

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Title 37, Part 6

The Texas Board of Criminal Justice files this notice of intent to review §163.3, concerning Community Justice Assistance Division Objectives. This review is conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code §2001.039, which requires rule review every four years.

Elsewhere in this issue of the Texas Register, the Texas Board of Criminal Justice contemporaneously proposes amendments to §163.3.

Comments should be directed to Sharon Felfe Howell, General Counsel, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, P.O. Box 4004, Huntsville, Texas 77342, Sharon.Howell@tdcj.texas.gov. Written comments from the general public must be received within 30 days of the publication of this notice in the Texas Register.

TRD-201802907

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Filed: July 2, 2018


The Texas Board of Criminal Justice files this notice of intent to review §163.38, concerning Sex Offender Supervision. This review is conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code §2001.039, which requires rule review every four years.

Elsewhere in this issue of the Texas Register, the Texas Board of Criminal Justice contemporaneously proposes amendments to §163.38.

Comments should be directed to Sharon Felfe Howell, General Counsel, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, P.O. Box 4004, Huntsville, Texas 77342, Sharon.Howell@tdcj.texas.gov. Written comments from the general public must be received within 30 days of the publication of this notice in the Texas Register.

TRD-201802909

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Filed: July 2, 2018


Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Title 10, Part 1

The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs ("the Department") files this notice of Intention to Review 10 TAC Chapter 1, Administration, Subchapter A, General Policies and Procedures, §1.22, Providing Contact Information to the Department. The review is being conducted in accordance with Tex. Gov't Code, §2001.039, which requires state agencies to review and consider for repeal, readoption, or readoption with amendments their administrative rules every four years. The review shall assess whether the reasons for initially adopting the rules continue to exist.

The Department will accept public comments for thirty (30) days following the publication of this notice concerning whether the reasons for initially adopting the rule continue to exist.

All comments or questions in response to this notice of rule review may be submitted in writing from July 16, 2018, through August 16, 2018. Written comments may be submitted to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Housing Resource Center, P.O. Box 13941, Austin, Texas 78711-3941, by fax to (512) 475-0070, or email info@tdhca.state.tx.us. ALL COMMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5:00 p.m. Austin local time, August 16, 2018. Any proposed changes to these rules as a result of the review will be published in the Proposed Rules section of the Texas Register in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, Tex. Gov't Code, Chapter 2001.

TRD-201802931

Timothy K. Irvine

Executive Director

Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs

Filed: July 2, 2018


Adopted Rule Reviews

Texas Education Agency

Title 19, Part 2

The State Board of Education (SBOE) adopts the review of 19 TAC Chapter 61, School Districts, Subchapter A, Board of Trustees Relationship, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The SBOE proposed the review of 19 TAC Chapter 61, Subchapter A, in the May 11, 2018, issue of the Texas Register (43 TexReg 3125).

Relating to the review of 19 TAC Chapter 61, Subchapter A, the SBOE finds that the reasons for adopting Subchapter A continue to exist and readopts the rules. The TEA received no comments related to the review of Subchapter A. At a later date, the SBOE may consider an amendment to §61.2 that would reduce the number of nominees required for submission when the commanding officer recommends either the appointment of new or reappointment of existing board members for vacancies that occur.

TRD-201802945

Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez

Director, Rulemaking

Texas Education Agency

Filed: July 2, 2018


The State Board of Education (SBOE) adopts the review of 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapter A, Gifted/Talented Education; Subchapter C, Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency; and Subchapter D, Special Education Services and Settings, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The SBOE proposed the review of 19 TAC Chapter 89, Subchapters A, C, and D, in the March 9, 2018, issue of the Texas Register (43 TexReg 1473).

Relating to the review of 19 TAC Chapter 89, Subchapter A, the SBOE finds that the reasons for adopting Subchapter A continue to exist and readopts the rules. The TEA received no comments related to the review of Subchapter A. At a later date, the SBOE may consider revisions to the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students and, if necessary, amendments to Chapter 89, Subchapter A.

Relating to the review of 19 TAC Chapter 89, Subchapter C, the SBOE finds that the reasons for adopting Subchapter C continue to exist and readopts the rules. The TEA received no comments related to the review of Subchapter C. No changes are necessary as a result of the review.

Relating to the review of 19 TAC Chapter 89, Subchapter D, the SBOE finds that the reasons for adopting Subchapter D continue to exist and readopts the rules. The TEA received no comments related to the review of Subchapter D. At a later date, the SBOE may consider an amendment to §89.61, Contracting for Residential Educational Placements for Students with Disabilities, to provide clarity to local educational agencies (LEAs) for situations in which students transfer from one LEA to another after the student's admission, review, and dismissal committee has agreed to placement in a residential facility and a contract with the facility has been executed.

TRD-201802946

Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez

Director, Rulemaking

Texas Education Agency

Filed: July 2, 2018