Texas Commission for the Blind
Agency Rule Review

The Texas Commission for the Blind submits the following plan for review of its rules in accordance with HB 1, Article IX, Section 167. To efficiently administer this plan, the Commission shall review all rules in these chapters during the review period regardless of their effective dates. Changes to rules under review shall be made through the normal rule-making process. Thereafter, these chapters shall be reviewed once every four years in accordance with the additional requirements of Section 167.

Some chapters have been omitted from this plan because they either contain no rules effective prior to September 1, 1997, or the chapters are already scheduled for action during the period. Public comments on these rules shall be obtained during the normal rulemaking process and thereafter they shall be reviewed once every four years in accordance with Section 167.

The Commission will review Chapter 173, Donations, from August to November of 1998.
The Commission will review Chapter 172, Advisory Committees and Councils, from August to November of 1998.
The Commission will review Chapter 171, Cooperative Activities from February to April of 1999.
The Commission will review Chapter 164, Independent Living Services, from February to April of 2000.
The Commission will review Chapter 174, Endowment Loan Fund, from August to November of 2000.
The Commission will review Chapter 162, Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center from February to April of 2001.

All comments and questions should be directed to Jean Crecelius, Policy & Rules Coordinator, P. O. Box 12866, Austin, TX 78711, (512) 459-2611.
Issued in Austin, Texas, on May 29, 1998.
Terrell I. Murphy, Executive Director
Texas Commission for the Blind
Jean Crecelius
Policy & Rules Coordinator
(512) 459-2611
jeanc@tcb.state.tx.us