TITLE 4. AGRICULTURE

PART 1. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROCEDURES

SUBCHAPTER N. FOOD AND FIBERS RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM RULES

4 TAC §§1.920 - 1.928

The Texas Department of Agriculture (Department) adopts the repeal of 4 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 1, Subchapter N, regarding Food and Fibers Research Grant Program Rules. The repeal is adopted without changes to the proposed text as published in the November 5, 2021 issue of the Texas Register (46 TexReg 7481) and will not be republished.

Section 56 of Senate Bill 703, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session (2021), among other things, repealed Chapter 42, Texas Agriculture Code, which created the Food and Fibers Research Grant Program. As a result of the repeal of Chapter 42, Texas Agriculture Code, rules for the Food and Fibers Research Grant Program are no longer necessary.

The Department received no comments on the proposed repeal.

The repeal is adopted under Section 12.016 of the Texas Agriculture Code, which provides that the Department may adopt rules as necessary for the administration of its powers and duties under the Code.

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the adoption and found it to be a valid exercise of the agency's legal authority.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on December 9, 2021.

TRD-202104950

Skyler Shafer

Assistant General Counsel

Texas Department of Agriculture

Effective date: December 29, 2021

Proposal publication date: November 5, 2021

For further information, please call: (512) 936-9360