REVIEW OF AGENCY RULES

Proposed Rule Reviews

Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

Title 22, Part 21

The Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists files this notice of intent to review and consider for re-adoption, revision or repeal Texas Administrative Code, Title 22, Part 21, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists rules.

Chapter 461. General Rulings

Chapter 463. Applications and Examinations

Chapter 465. Rules of Practice

Chapter 469. Complaints and Enforcement

Chapter 470. Administrative Procedure

Chapter 471. Renewals

Chapter 473. Fees

This review is conducted pursuant to the Texas Government Code §2001.039, which requires state agencies to review and consider for re-adoption their administrative rules every four years.

All comments or questions in response to this notice of rule review may be submitted in writing to Brenda Skiff, Public Information Officer of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, at 333 Guadalupe, Ste 2-450, Austin, TX 78701. Comments may also be submitted via fax to (512) 305-7701, or via email to brenda@tsbep.texas.gov. The Board will accept public comments regarding the rule review within 30 days following the publication of this notice in the Texas Register.

TRD-201703921

Darrel D. Spinks

Executive Director

Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

Filed: September 28, 2017


Adopted Rule Reviews

Commission on State Emergency Communications

Title 1, Part 12

The Commission on State Emergency Communications (CSEC) published notice of its annual review of the definitions of the terms "local exchange access line" and "equivalent local exchange access line" in §255.4 in the August 11, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 3985). CSEC is required by Health and Safety Code §771.063 to adopt by rule the foregoing definitions and to annually review these definitions to address technical and structural changes in the provision of telecommunications and data services.

No comments were received regarding CSEC's notice of annual review.

CSEC has determined not to propose amendments to the definitions in §255.4, and to leave in effect the rule as adopted by CSEC in September 2007.

This concludes CSEC's annual review of §255.4.

TRD-201703904

Patrick Tyler

General Counsel

Commission on State Emergency Communications

Filed: September 27, 2017


Texas Commission on Fire Protection

Title 37, Part 13

The Texas Commission on Fire Protection (commission) adopts the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 403, concerning Criminal Convictions and Eligibility for Certification. The review was conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001, §2001.039.

The commission received no comments on the proposed rule review, which was published in the August 18, 2017 issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 4151).

The commission has determined that the reasons for initially adopting the rule continue to exist and readopts the chapter without changes.

This concludes the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 403.

TRD-201703905

Tim Rutland

Executive Director

Texas Commission on Fire Protection

Filed: September 27, 2017


The Texas Commission on Fire Protection (commission) adopts the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 421, concerning Standards for Certification. The review was conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001, §2001.039.

The commission received no comments on the proposed rule review, which was published in the August 18, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 4151).

The commission has determined that the reasons for initially adopting the rule continue to exist and readopts the chapter without changes.

This concludes the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 421.

TRD-201703914

Tim Rutland

Executive Director

Texas Commission on Fire Protection

Filed: September 27, 2017


The Texas Commission on Fire Protection (commission) adopts the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 427, concerning Training Facility Certification. The review was conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001, §2001.039.

The commission received no comments on the proposed rule review, which was published in the August 18, 2017 issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 4151).

The commission has determined that the reasons for initially adopting the rule continue to exist and readopts the chapter without changes.

This concludes the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 427.

TRD-201703907

Tim Rutland

Executive Director

Texas Commission on Fire Protection

Filed: September 27, 2017


The Texas Commission on Fire Protection (commission) adopts the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 439, concerning Examinations For Certification. The review was conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001, §2001.039.

The commission received no comments on the proposed rule review, which was published in the August 18, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 4152).

The commission has determined that the reasons for initially adopting the rule continue to exist and readopts the chapter without changes.

This concludes the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 439.

TRD-201703908

Tim Rutland

Executive Director

Texas Commission on Fire Protection

Filed: September 27, 2017


The Texas Commission on Fire Protection (commission) adopts the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 449, concerning Head of a Fire Department. The review was conducted pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001, §2001.039.

The commission received no comments on the proposed rule review, which was published in the August 18, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 4152).

The commission has determined that the reasons for initially adopting the rule continue to exist and readopts the chapter without changes.

This concludes the review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 37, Part 13, Chapter 449.

TRD-201703910

Tim Rutland

Executive Director

Texas Commission on Fire Protection

Filed: September 27, 2017


Texas Department of Public Safety

Title 37, Part 1

Pursuant to the notice of proposed rule review published in the August 25, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 4313), the Texas Department of Public Safety (the department) has reviewed and considered for readoption, revision or repeal all sections of the following chapters of Title 37, Part I of the Texas Administrative Code, in accordance with Texas Government Code, §2001.039: Chapter 2 (Capitol Access Pass); Chapter 3 (Texas Highway Patrol); Chapter 8 (Capitol Complex); Chapter 9 (Public Safety Communications); Chapter 14 (School Bus Safety Standards); Chapter 15 (Driver License Rules); Chapter 16 (Commercial Driver License); Chapter 18 (Driver Education); Chapter 23 (Vehicle Inspection); Chapter 25 (Safety Responsibility Regulations); Chapter 35 (Private Security); and Chapter 37 (Sex Offender Registration).

The department received no written comments regarding the review of its rules.

The department has completed its review and determined that the reasons for originally adopting the above rules continue to exist. As a result of the rule review process, the department may propose revisions to its rules when appropriate and necessary. Any future proposed changes to the rules will be published in the Proposed Rules section of the Texas Register and will be open for public comment prior to final adoption by the department in accordance with the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, Texas Government code, Chapter 2001.

This concludes the department's review of 37 TAC Part I, Chapters 2, 3, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 18, 23, 25, 35, and 37.

TRD-201703926

D. Phillip Adkins

General Counsel

Texas Department of Public Safety

Filed: September 29, 2017