REVIEW OF AGENCY RULES

Proposed Rule Reviews

Texas Education Agency

Title 19, Part 2

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) proposes the review of 19 TAC Chapter 70, Technology-Based Instruction, pursuant to the Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The rules being reviewed by the TEA in 19 TAC Chapter 70 are organized under Subchapter AA, Commissioner's Rules Concerning the Texas Virtual School Network (TxVSN).

As required by the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, the TEA will accept comments as to whether the reasons for adopting 19 TAC Chapter 70, Subchapter AA, continue to exist.

The public comment period on the review of 19 TAC Chapter 70, Subchapter AA, begins March 10, 2017, and ends April 10, 2017. Comments or questions 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 rules@tea.texas.gov.

TRD-201700770

Cristina De La Fuente-Valadez

Director, Rulemaking

Texas Education Agency

Filed: February 27, 2017


Department of Information Resources

Title 1, Part 10

The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) files this notice of intention to review and consider for re-adoption, revision, or repeal Texas Administrative Code, Title 1, Chapter 207, §§207.1 - 207.32 "Telecommunications Services." The review and consideration of the rules are conducted in accordance with Texas Government Code, §2001.039. The review will include, at a minimum, an assessment by DIR of whether the reasons the rules were initially adopted continue to exist and whether the rules should be re-adopted.

Any questions or written comments pertaining to this rule review may be submitted to Martin Zelinsky, General Counsel, via mail at P.O. Box 13654, Austin, Texas 78711, via facsimile transmission at (512) 475-4759, or via electronic mail to martin.zelinsky@dir.texas.gov. The deadline for comments is thirty (30) days after publication of this notice in the Texas Register. Any proposed changes to the rules as a result of the rule review will be published in the Proposed Rules section of the Texas Register. The proposed rule changes will be open for public comment prior to the final adoption or repeal of the rule by DIR in accordance with the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001.

TRD-201700749

Martin Zelinsky

General Counsel

Department of Information Resources

Filed: February 24, 2017


Texas Department of Public Safety

Title 37, Part 1

Pursuant to Government Code, §2001.039, the Texas Department of Public Safety (the department) files this notice of intent to review and consider for readoption, amendment, or repeal the following chapters in Title 37 of the Texas Administrative Code: Chapter 4 (Commercial Vehicle Regulations and Enforcement Procedures); Chapter 6 (License to Carry Handguns); Chapter 7 (Division of Emergency Management); Chapter 13 (Controlled Substances); Chapter 28 (DNA, CODIS, Forensic Analysis and Crime Laboratories); Chapter 31. Standards for an Approved Motorcycle Operator Training Course; Chapter 33 (All-Terrain Operator Education and Certification Program); and Chapter 34 (Negotiation and Mediation of Certain Contract Disputes).

The department will determine whether the reasons for adopting or readopting these rules continue to exist. Each rule will be reviewed to determine whether it is obsolete, whether the rule reflects current legal and policy considerations, and whether the rule reflects current procedures of the department. Any changes to these rules as a result of the rule review will be published in the Proposed Rules section of the Texas Register.

Comments relating to this rule review will be accepted for a 30-day period following publication of this notice in the Texas Register. Comments should be directed to: Susan Estringel, Office of General Counsel, Texas Department of Public Safety, P.O. Box 4087, Austin, Texas 78773-0140.

To ensure consideration, comments must clearly specify the particular section of the rule to which they apply. General comment should be labeled as such. Comments should include proposed alternative language as appropriate.

TRD-201700786

D. Phillip Adkins

General Counsel

Texas Department of Public Safety

Filed: February 28, 2017


Adopted Rule Reviews

Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Title 22, Part 15

The Texas State Board of Pharmacy adopts the review of Chapter 291, (§§291.120, 291.121, 291.123, 291.125, 291.127, 291.129, 291.131, 291.133), concerning Services Provided by Pharmacies, pursuant to the Texas Government Code §2001.039, regarding Agency Review of Existing Rules. The proposed review was published in the December 30, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 10678).

No comments were received.

The agency finds the reason for adopting the rule continues to exist.

TRD-201700768

Gay Dodson, R. Ph.

Executive Director

Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Filed: February 27, 2017


The Texas State Board of Pharmacy adopts the review of Chapter 291, (§§291.151, 291.153, 291.155), concerning Other Classes of Pharmacy, pursuant to the Texas Government Code §2001.039, regarding Agency Review of Existing Rules. The proposed review was published in the December 30, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 10678).

No comments were received.

The agency finds the reason for adopting the rule continues to exist.

TRD-201700767

Gay Dodson, R. Ph.

Executive Director

Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Filed: February 27, 2017


The Texas State Board of Pharmacy adopts the review of Chapter 297, (§§297.1 - 297.11), concerning Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Technician Trainees, pursuant to the Texas Government Code §2001.039, regarding Agency Review of Existing Rules. The proposed review was published in the December 30, 2016, issue of the Texas Register (41 TexReg 10678).

No comments were received.

The agency finds the reason for adopting the rule continues to exist.

TRD-201700769

Gay Dodson, R. Ph.

Executive Director

Texas State Board of Pharmacy

Filed: February 27, 2017