REVIEW OF AGENCY RULES

Proposed Rule Reviews

Commission on State Emergency Communications

Title 1, Part 12

The Commission on State Emergency Communications (CSEC) is conducting its annual review of the definitions of the terms "local exchange access line" and "equivalent local exchange access line" as required by Health and Safety Code §771.063(c). Due to the potentially disruptive changes resulting from advancements in technology, particularly with respect to mobile Internet Protocol-enabled services, CSEC takes no position on whether current §255.4 sufficiently defines the foregoing terms.

Persons wishing to comment on CSEC's initial determination or recommend amendments to §255.4 may do so by submitting written comments within 30 days following publication of this notice in the Texas Register to Patrick Tyler, General Counsel, Commission on State Emergency Communications, 333 Guadalupe Street, Suite 2-212, Austin, Texas 78701-3942; by facsimile to (512) 305-6937; or by email to patrick.tyler@csec.texas.gov. Please include "Comments on Rule 255.4" in the subject line of your letter, fax, or email. Any proposed changes to §255.4 will be published in the Proposed Rules Section of the Texas Register and will be open for an additional 30-day public comment period.

TRD-202003038

Patrick Tyler

General Counsel

Commission on State Emergency Communication

Filed: July 27, 2020


Texas Racing Commission

Title 16, Part 8

The Texas Racing Commission ("Commission") files this notice of intent to review 16 TAC Chapters 301, Definitions; 303, General Provisions; 307, Proceedings Before the Commission; and 319, Veterinary Practices and Drug Testing. This review is conducted in accordance with Texas Government Code §2001.039, which requires a state agency to review and consider its rules for readoption, readoption with amendments, or repeal every four years. During the review, the Commission will assess whether the reasons for initially adopting the rules continue to exist.

For 30 days following the publication of this notice, the Commission will accept written comments regarding the review. Comments should be directed to Robert Elrod, Public Information Officer, at Texas Racing Commission, P.O. Box 12080, Austin, Texas 78711-2080, or info@txrc.texas.gov.

Any proposed changes to these rules as a result of the review will be published in the Proposed Rules section of the Texas Register and will be open for an additional 30-day public comment period prior to final adoption.

TRD-202003020

Chuck Trout

Executive Director

Texas Racing Commission

Filed: July 23, 2020


Adopted Rule Reviews

Office of the Attorney General

Title 1, Part 3

Chapter 60

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has completed its review of 1 TAC Chapter 60, Texas Crime Victim Services Grant Programs. The notice of intent to review Chapter 60 was published in the June 12, 2020, issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 4073).

The OAG has assessed whether the reasons for adopting the rules continue to exist. The OAG received no comments regarding this review.

As a result of the review, the OAG finds that the reasons for adopting the rules in Chapter 60 continue to exist and readopts those sections in accordance with the requirements of Government Code §2001.039.

Chapter 61

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has completed its review of 1 TAC Chapter 61, Crime Victims' Compensation. The notice of intent to review Chapter 61 was published in the June 12, 2020, issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 4073).

The OAG has assessed whether the reasons for adopting the rules continue to exist. The OAG received no comments regarding this review.

As a result of the review, the OAG finds that the reasons for adopting the rules in Chapter 61 continue to exist and readopts those sections in accordance with the requirements of Government Code §2001.039.

Chapter 62

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has completed its review of 1 TAC Chapter 62, Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Services. The notice of intent to review Chapter 62 was published in the June 12, 2020, issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 4073).

The OAG has assessed whether the reasons for adopting the rules continue to exist. The OAG received no comments regarding this review.

As a result of the review, the OAG finds that the reasons for adopting the rules in Chapter 62 continue to exist and readopts those sections in accordance with the requirements of Government Code §2001.039.

TRD-202003032

Lesley French

General Counsel

Office of the Attorney General

Filed: July 24, 2020


Texas Racing Commission

Title 16, Part 8

Pursuant to Texas Government Code §2001.039, the Texas Racing Commission ("Commission") adopts the review of 16 TAC Chapters 321, Pari-Mutuel Wagering, and 323, Disciplinary Action and Enforcement. The review assessed whether the reasons for adopting the chapters continue to exist.

The Commission received no comments on the proposed review, which was published in the June 21, 2019, issue of the Texas Register (44 TexReg 3135).

The agency has proposed amendments to 16 TAC §323.101 and §323.201 to correct drafting errors and update statutory references.

The Commission finds that the reasons for adopting the chapters continue to exist and readopts the chapters at this time in accordance with the requirements of Government Code §2001.039.

This concludes the review of Chapters 321 and 323.

TRD-202003021

Chuck Trout

Executive Director

Texas Racing Commission

Filed: July 23, 2020


Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

Title 22, Part 16

The Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Board) has completed its rule review of the following chapters of Title 22, Part 16 of the Texas Administrative Code: Chapter 321, concerning Definitions; Chapter 322, concerning Practice; Chapter 323, concerning Powers and Duties of the Board; Chapter 325, concerning Organization of the Board; Chapter 327, concerning Compensation; Chapter 329, concerning Licensing Procedure; Chapter 335, concerning Professional Title; Chapter 337, concerning Display of License; Chapter 339, concerning Fees; Chapter 341, concerning License Renewal; Chapter 342, concerning Open Records; Chapter 343, concerning Contested Case Procedure; Chapter 344, concerning Administrative Fines and Penalties; Chapter 346, concerning Practice Settings for Physical Therapy; and Chapter 348, concerning Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. The rule review was conducted in accordance with Texas Government Code §2001.039.

The proposed notice of intent to review rules was published in the May 22, 2020, issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 3523). The Board received no comments regarding this review.

The Board has assessed whether the reasons for adopting the rules continue to exist. As a result of the review, the Board finds that the reasons for initially adopting the rules continue to exist and readopts in accordance with the requirements of Texas Government Code §2001.039.

TRD-202003036

Ralph A. Harper

Executive Director

Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

Filed: July 27, 2020