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 §151.8, concerning Advisory Committees. 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 §151.8.

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-201702570

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Filed: July 10, 2017


The Texas Board of Criminal Justice files this notice of intent to review §152.51, concerning Authorized Witnesses to the Execution of an Offender Sentenced to Death. 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 §152.51.

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-201702571

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Filed: July 10, 2017


The Texas Board of Criminal Justice files this notice of intent to review §152.61, concerning the Emergency Response to Law Enforcement Agencies or Departments and Non-Agent Private Prisons or Jails. 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 §152.61.

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-201702572

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Filed: July 10, 2017


The Texas Board of Criminal Justice files this notice of intent to review §159.1, concerning Substance Abuse Felony Punishment Facilities Eligibility Criteria. 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 §159.1.

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-201702573

Sharon Howell

General Counsel

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

Filed: July 10, 2017


Texas Judicial Council

Title 1, Part 8.

The Texas Indigent Defense Commission (Commission) is a permanent Standing Committee of the Texas Judicial Council. The Commission proposes to review and consider for readoption, revision, or repeal, Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Part 8, Chapter 173, concerning Indigent Defense Grants. Chapter 173 contains Subchapter A, concerning General Funding Program Provisions, Subchapter B, concerning Eligibility and Funding Requirements, Subchapter C, concerning Administering Grants, and Subchapter D, concerning Fiscal Monitoring and Audits.

This rule review will be conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The Commission will accept comments for 30 days following publication of this notice in the Texas Register as to whether the reasons for adopting these rules continue to exist.

The Texas Indigent Defense Commission, which administers these rules, believes that the reasons for adopting the rules contained in this chapter continue to exist. Any questions or written comments pertaining to this notice of intention to review should be directed to Wesley Shackelford, Deputy Director, Texas Indigent Defense Commission, 209 W. 14th St. Suite 202, Austin, Texas 78701 or by email to wshackelford@tidc.texas.gov.

TRD-201702560

Wesley Shackelford

Deputy Director

Texas Judicial Council

Filed: July 7, 2017


The Texas Indigent Defense Commission (Commission) is a permanent Standing Committee of the Texas Judicial Council. The Commission files this notice of intention to review and consider for readoption, revision, or repeal, Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Part 8, Chapter 174, Subchapter A, concerning Minimum Continuing Legal Education Requirements, and Subchapter B, concerning Contract Defender Program Requirements.

This rule review will be conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The Commission will accept comments for 30 days following publication of this notice in the Texas Register as to whether the reasons for adopting these rules continue to exist.

The Texas Indigent Defense Commission, which administers these rules, believes that the reasons for adopting the rules contained in this chapter continue to exist. Any questions or written comments pertaining to this notice of intention to review should be directed to Wesley Shackelford, Deputy Director, Texas Indigent Defense Commission, 209 W. 14th St. Suite 202, Austin, Texas 78701 or by email to wshackelford@tidc.texas.gov.

TRD-201702584

Wesley Shackelford

Deputy Director

Texas Judicial Council

Filed: July 10, 2017