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Proposed Rules

The Texas Legislative Council makes the Texas Statutes available on the following website: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/. Most of the statutes that are applicable to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board are found in the Education Code, Title 3.

The rules adopted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) are part of a larger body of state agency rules that are collected and published by the Office of the Secretary of State as the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). THECB's rules are codified under Title 19, Part I, of the TAC. Title 19 is Education, and Part I is the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The THECB may adopt new rules or amendments to existing rules.

 

Recently Proposed Rules
The following rules are proposed by the Commissioner of Higher Education.  The 30-day comment period for each proposed rule will begin upon the date of publication in the Texas Register, as listed below.  For more information concerning these rules please contact Sharon Jahsman at sharon.jahsman@thecb.state.tx.us

PROPOSED RULES FOR APRIL 2014 BOARD MEETING

Chapter, Subchapter, Section
Texas Register Issue Date
Date Adopted
Date Effective
Chapter 21. Subchapter M. Section 21.407 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas College Work-Study Program 

02.28.2014 

 

 

Chapter 21. Subchapter SS. Section 21.2261; 21.2264 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Waiver Programs for Certain Nonresident Persons

02.14.2014 

  
Chapter 21. Subchapter TT. Section 21.2276 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Exemption Program for Dependent Children of Persons Who Are Members of Armed Forces Deployed on Combat Duty (Hardship Provisions)

02.14.2014 

  
Chapter 21. Subchapter TT. Section 21.2271; 21.2273 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Exemption Program for Dependent Children of Persons Who Are Members of Armed Forces Deployed on Conbat Duty 

02.14.2014 

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter B. Section 22.26 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Provisions for the Tuition Equalization Grant Program 

02.14.2014 

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter T. Section 22.518; 22.519; 22.521; 22.522; 22.523 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Exemption for Firefighters Enrolled in Fire Science Courses 

02.14.2014 

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter T. Section 22.524 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Exemption for Firefighters Enrolled in Fire Science Courses (Hardship Provisions)

02.14.2014 

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter U. Section 22.531; 22.533; 22.534; 22.535 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Exemption for Peace Officers Enrolled in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice Courses 

02.14.2014 

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter U. Section 22.538 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Exemption for Peace Officers Enrolled in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice Courses (Hardship Provisions)

02.14.2014

  


PROPOSED RULES FOR JANUARY 2014 BOARD MEETING

Chapter, Subchapter, Section
Texas Register  Issue Date
 Date Adopted
 Date Effective
Chapter 1. Subchapter A. Section 1.13 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the establishment of an agency-wide, risk-based compliance monitoring function

12.06.2013 

 01.23.2014

03.04.2014 

Chapter 1. Subchapter Q. Section 1.199 - 1.205 PROPOSED NEW RULES concerning the creation of the community and technical college leadership council 

12.06.2013 

 01.23.2014 03.04.2014
Chapter 1. Subchapter S. Section 1.213 - 1.219 PROPOSED NEW RULES concerning the higher education strategic planning committees 

12.06.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014

Chapter 5. Subchapter G. Section 5.121; 5.122 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Strategic Planning and Grant Programs Related to Emerging Research and/or research Universities

 11.01.2013

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 7. Subchapter A. Section 7.3; 7.8 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning degree granting colleges and universities other than Texas public institutions 

 12.13.2013

 01.23.2014 03.04.2014
Chapter 9. Subchapter J. Section 9.182 - 9.184 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Academic Associate Degree and Certificate Programs 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 13. Subchapter C. Section 13.43 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the distribution of budgets 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 13. Subchapter C. Section 13.44 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning the requirement for submission of salary and emoluments by community colleges 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 13. Subchapter F. Section 13.107 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Formula Funding and Tuition Charges for Repeated and Excess Hours of Undergraduate Students 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 14. Subchapter A. Section 14.1 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning research funding programs (general provisions) 

12.13.2013 

 01.23.2014 03.04.2014
Chapter 14. Subchapter E. Section 14.71 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning procedural administration of the research funding programs 

12.13.2013 

 01.23.2014 03.04.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter E. Section 21.123 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas B-on-Time program (institutions) 

12.06.2013 

 01.23.2014 03.04.2014

Chapter 21. Subchapter E. Section 21.134 PROPOSED NEW RULE concerning allocation and reallocation of funds for private or independent institutions of higher education 

12.06.2013 

 01.23.2014 03.04.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter P. Section 21.500 - 21.511 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Professional Nurses' Student Loan Repayment Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter Q. Section 21.530 - 21.540 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Licensed Vocational Nurses' Student Loan Repayment Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter R. Section 21.560 - 21.566 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Dental Education Loan Repayment Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter X. Section 21.730 - 21.737 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Loan Repayment Program for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter Y. Section 21.760 - 21.766 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Student Loan Default Prevention and Financial aid Literacy Pilot Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter Z. Section 21.800 - 21.811 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Graduate Nurses' Education Loan Repayment Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter FF. Section 21.1010 - 21.1017 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Law Education Loan Repayment Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter HH. Section 21.1052 - 21.1068 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Exemption Program for Texas Air and Army National Guard/ROTC Students 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter JJ. Section 21.2004;  21.2005 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning The Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter KK. Section 21.2020 - 21.2026 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Classroom Teacher Repayment Assistance Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter MM. Section 21.2080 - 21.2089 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Doctoral Incentive Loan Repayment Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter OO. Section 21.2200 - 21.2207 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Children's Medicaid Loan Repayment Program

11.01.2013

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 21. Subchapter SS. Section 21.2261 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Waiver Programs for Certain Nonresident Persons 

11.01.2013 

 WITHDRAWN 

Chapter 21. Subchapter TT.  Section 21.2271 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Exemption Program for Dependent Children of Persons Who Are Members of Armed Forces Deployed on Combat Duty 

 

11.01.2013 

 WITHDRAWN 
Chapter 21. Subchapter TT.  Section 21.2276 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Exemption Program for Dependent Children of Persons Who Are Members of Armed Forces Deployed on Combat Duty 

11.01.2013 

 WITHDRAWN 
Chapter 22. Subchapter B.  Section 22.22; 22.29 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning provisions for the tuition equalization grant program 

12.06.2013 

 01.23.2014 03.04.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter F. Section 22.101 - 22.111 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Provisions for the Scholarship Programs for Vocational Nursing Students 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter G. Section 22.121 - 22.131 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Provisions for the Scholarship Programs for Professional Nursing Students 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter L. Section 22.225 - 22.231; 22.234 - 22.236; 22.239; 22.241 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Toward Excellence, Access and Success (TEXAS) Grant Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter M. Section 22.254; 22.256; 22.260 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter O. Section 22.298 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Exemption Program for Children of Professional Nursing Program Faculty and Staff (Hardship Provisions)

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter O. Section 22.293; 22.295 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Exemption Program for Children of Professional Nursing Program Faculty and Staff  

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter Q. Section 22.312 - 22.318 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Engineering Scholarship Program 

11.01.2013 

 01.23.2014 02.26.2014
Chapter 22. Subchapter T. Section 22.524 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Exemption for Firefighters Enrolled in Fire Science Courses 

11.01.2013 

 WITHDRAWN 
Chapter 22. Subchapter U. Section 22.538 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Exemption for Peace Officers Enrolled in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice Courses 

11.01.2013 

 WITHDRAWN 

 

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