REVIEW OF AGENCY RULES

Proposed Rule Reviews

Texas Department of Agriculture

Title 4, Part 1

The Texas Department of Agriculture (the Department) files this notice of intent to review the rules in Texas Administrative Code, Title 4, Part 1, Chapter 17, Subchapter B, Livestock Facilities; Subchapter D, Certification of Farmers Market; Subchapter G, GO TEXAN Partner Program Rules; and Subchapter J, GO TEXAN Certified Retirement Community Program.

This review is being conducted in accordance with the requirements of Texas Government Code §2001.039 (Agency Review of Existing Rules).

The Department will consider whether the initial factual, legal, and policy reasons for adopting each rule continue to exist and whether these rules should be repealed, readopted, or readopted with amendments.

Written comments pertaining to this rule review may be submitted by mail to Karen Reichek, Administrator for Trade and Business Development, at Texas Department of Agriculture, P.O. Box 12847, Austin, Texas 78711-2847 or by email at Karen.Reichek@TexasAgriculture.gov. The deadline for comments is 30 days after publication of this notice in the Texas Register.

TRD-202202534

Skyler Shafer

Assistant General Counsel

Texas Department of Agriculture

Filed: July 6, 2022


Adopted Rule Reviews

Texas Department of Agriculture

Title 4, Part 1

The Texas Department of Agriculture (Department) has completed its review of Texas Administrative Code, Title 4, Part 1, Chapter 1, Subchapter P, Appeal Procedures for the Food and Nutrition Programs, pursuant to Texas Government Code, §2001.039 (Agency Review of Existing Rules). The Department considered whether the reasons for the adoption of these rules continue to exist.

Notice of the rule review was published in the December 24, 2021, issue of the Texas Register (46 TexReg 9063). No comments were received as a result of that notice.

After its review, the Department proposes the repeal of Chapter 1, Subchapter P in its entirety. In conjunction with this proposed repeal, new Chapter 26, Subchapter E is proposed in this issue of the Texas Register.

TRD-202202470

Skyler Shafer

Assistant General Counsel

Texas Department of Agriculture

Filed: July 1, 2022