State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments
Rule Review Plan

In accordance with the Texas Government Code, §2001.039, added by Chapter 1499, Article 1, §1.11(a), 76th Legislature (1999), and the General Appropriations Act, 76th Legislature (1999) Article IX, §9-10.13, the State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments submits the following plan for review of its rules. The first plan was filed with the Texas Register Division on July 9, 1998.

Chapter

Subchapter

Rule Section

Effective Date of Rules

Date Proposed Preamble Was Published for §39 or Rider 167 Review

Latest Date Proposed Preamble will go to Board

Date Proposed Published & Final Preambles went to Board

New Effective Date

Responsible Office

141. Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments

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141.1 Purpose

3/19/96

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141.2 Definitions

3/19/96

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141.3 The Committee

3/19/96

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.4 Licensees & the Committee

3/19/96

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.5 Client Information

3/19/96

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.6 Application Procedures

2/12/97

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.7 Processing Procedures

3/19/96

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.8 Issuance of Permits

3/19/96

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.9 Issuance of Licenses

3/19/96

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

N/A

141.10 Reciprocity

3/19/96

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.11 Filing of a Bond

3/19/96

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.12 Surrender of a License or Permit

3/19/96

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

N/A

141.13 Renewal of License

3/19/96

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

N/A

141.14 Continuing Education Requirements

3/19/96

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.15 Examination

3/19/96

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.16 Conditions of Sale

2/3/00

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.17 Complaints & Violations

2/3/00

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.18 Formal Hearings

2/3/00

Nov-00

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141.19 Administrative Penalties

2/12/97

Nov-00

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141.20 Informal Disposition

2/12/97

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

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141.21 Suspension of License for Failure to Pay Child Support

2/12/97

Nov-00

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141. Fitting & Dispensing..

N/A

141.22 Code of Ethics

2/12/97

Nov-00

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All comments should be submitted in writing to Kim Wolfe, Texas Register Liaison, Office of General Counsel, Texas Department of Health, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756.

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