Proposed Rule Reviews

Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists

Title 22, Part 39

In accordance with Texas Government Code §2001.039, the Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists (TBPG) files this notice of intent to review and consider for readoption, amendment, or repeal of 22 TAC Chapters 850 and 851, as follows:

Chapter 850

Subchapter A (Authority and Definitions)

Subchapter B (Organization and Responsibilities)

Subchapter C (Fees)

Subchapter D (Advisory Opinions)

Chapter 851

Subchapter A (Definitions)

Subchapter B (P.G. Licensing, Firm Registration, and GIT Certification)

Subchapter C (Code of Professional Conduct)

Subchapter D (Compliance and Enforcement)

Subchapter E (Hearings--Contested Cases and Judicial Review)

The Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists will determine whether the reasons for adopting the sections under review continue to exist.

Any interested person may submit comments regarding these chapters and subchapters. In order to give the Board adequate time to consider your input, please submit comments regarding the rule review to TBPG by March 16, 2018. Comments should be directed to Charles Horton, Executive Director, Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists, P.O. Box 13225, Austin, Texas 78711, or by email to

Any proposed changes to these chapters as a result of this review will be published in the Proposed Rules section of a future edition of the Texas Register. The proposed rules will be open for a standard 30-day public comment period prior to adoption by TBPG.


Charles Horton

Executive Director

Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists

Filed: January 18, 2018

Adopted Rule Reviews

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Title 16, Part 3

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission readopts without change 16 Texas Administrative Code §45.111, Advertising Signs at Charitable or Civic Events.

Notice of the proposed review of the rule was published in the December 8, 2017, issue of the Texas Register (42 TexReg 6945) and a public hearing was held on January 4, 2018. No comments were received.

The rule review was conducted pursuant to Government Code §2001.039. The agency finds that the reasons for adopting the rule continue to exist. The rule reflects current legal and policy considerations, and reflects current procedures of the Commission, and is not obsolete.


Martin Wilson

Assistant General Counsel

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Filed: January 23, 2018