Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Rule Review Plan

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department submits the following plan to the Texas Register, Governor, and Legislative Budget Board for review of its rules in accordance with House Bill 1, 75th Legislature, Regular Session, 1997, Article IX, §167.

The Department will conduct a review of its rules in Title 31, Natural Resources and Conservation, in the following order, by chapters; however, the commission may review a chapter as part of its routine rulemaking before its scheduled review date if it is necessary to propose amendments to sections within a chapter. The timeline for review of each chapter is as follows:

Chapter 51: Executive--by November 2004

Chapter 52: Wildlife and Fisheries--by November 2004

Chapter 53: Finance--by January 2005

Chapter 55: Law Enforcement--by November 2004

Chapter 57: Fisheries--by April 2005

Chapter 58: Oysters and Shrimp--by November 2005

Chapter 59: Parks--by January 2005

Chapter 61: Design and Construction--by November 2004

Chapter 65: Wildlife--by April 2005

Chapter 69: Resource Protection--by January 2005

Comments and questions may be directed to Gene McCarty, Chief of Staff, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, Texas, 78744.