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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 JULY 2016 BOARD MEETING 

Chapter, Subchapter, Section
Texas Register Issue Date
Date Adopted
Date Effective

Chapter 1. Subchapter J. Section 1.149; 1.150; 1.151; 1.154 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the Financial Aid Advisory Committees

05.06.16

 

 

Chapter 4. Subchapter A. Section 4.12  PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning tracking participation of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) 

05.06.16

 

 

Chapter 4. Subchapter C. Section 4.54 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas Success Initiative

05.27.16

 

 

Chapter 5. Subchapter A. Section 5.5 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the Uniform Admission Policy

05.06.16

 

 

Chapter 13. Subchapter M. Section 13.300 - 13.304 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Total Research Expenditures

05.06.16

 

 

Chapter 21. Subchapter C.  Section 21.53 - 21.55 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the Hinson-Hazlewood College Student Loan Program

05.06.16

 

 

Chapter 21. Subchapter II.  Sections 21.1080; 21.1081; 21.1083; 21.1085; 21.1087;  21.1088 PROPOSED ADMENDMENTS concerning the Educational Aide Exemption Program

05.06.16

 

 

Chapter 21. Subchapter KK. Section 21.2021 - 21.2029 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Math and Science Scholars Loan Repayment Program

05.06.16

 

 

Chapter 22. Subchapter B. Section 22.23 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Provisions for the Tuition Equalization Grant Program

 05.06.16

 

 

 

Chapter 25. Subchapter A. Sections 25.3 - 25.6 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the Optional Retirement Program 

 05.20.16

  
  

  PROPOSED RULES FOR APRIL 2016 BOARD MEETING 

Chapter, Subchapter, Section
Texas Register Issue Date
Date Adopted
Date Effective

Chapter 1. Subchapter A. Section 1.6 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Advisory Committees

02.12.16

04.28.16

06.06.16

Chapter 1. Subchapter A. Section 1.18  PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Status of the Education Research Center Advisory Board 

02.05.16

04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 1. Subchapter E. Sections 1.110; 1.113; 1.114; 1.115 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Student Complaint Procedure

02.12.16

04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 1. Subchapter K. Sections 1.156; 1.158; 1.161 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Formula Advisory Committee - Community and Technical Colleges

02.12.16

04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 1. Subchapter L. Section 1.164 and 1.169 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Formula Advisory Committee - General Academic Institutions

02.05.16

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 1. Subchapter M. Section 1.176 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Formula Advisory Committee - Health-Related Institutions

02.05.16

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 1. Subchapter CC.  Sections 1.9521 - 1.9527 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning the creation of the Financial Literacy Advisory Committee

02.19.16

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 4. Subchapter A. Section 4.11 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Common Admission Application

02.12.16

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 4. Subchapter D. Sections 4.82; 4.83; 4.85 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Dual Credit Partnerships Between Secondary Schools and Texas Public Colleges

 02.05.16

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Chapter 4. Subchapter Q. Section 4.278 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Approval of Off-Campus and Self-Supporting Courses and Programs for Public Institutions 

02/05/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 6. Subchapter K. Sections 6.210 - 6.218 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning the Autism Grant Program

02/26/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 13. Subchapter A. Section 13.1 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Financial Planning (Definitions) 

02/05/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 13. Subchapter C. Sections 13.42; 13.43; 13.47 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Financial Planning (Budgets) 

02/05/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 15. Subchapter C. Section 15.43 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the National Research University Fund 

02/05/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter A. Sections 21.9 - 21.11 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Student Services (General Provisions) 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter A. Section 21.9 and 21.10 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Student Services (General Provisions) 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter A. Section 21.1 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Fund Requirements for Student Loan Bonds Interest and Sinking Fund 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter D. Section 21.100 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning the Hinson-Hazlewood College Student Loan Program (Annual Report) 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter E. Section 21.134 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Allocation and Reallocation of Funds for Private or Independent Institutions of Higher Education 

02/26/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter E. Section 21.136 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Allocation and Reallocation of Funds for Eligible Public Institutions of Higher Education 

02/26/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter G. Sections 21.171 - 21.176 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Teach for Texas Loan Repayment Assistance Program 

01/08/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter G. Sections 21.171 - 21.176 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Teach for Texas Loan Repayment Assistance Program 

01/01/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter H. Sections 21.191 - 21.207 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning the Teacher Education Loan Program 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter I. Sections 21.221 - 21.241 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning the Future Teacher Loan Program 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter L. Sections 21.301 - 21.325 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning the Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter O. Sections 21.465 - 21.477 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Early Childhood Care Provider Student Loan Repayment Program 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter S. Sections 21.590 - 21.596 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Border County Doctoral Faculty Education Loan Repayment Program 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter DD. Sections 21.970 - 21.980 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Minority Doctoral Incentive Program of Texas 

02/12/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter II. Section 21.1084 and 21.1086 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Educational Aide Exemption Program 

02/26/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 21. Subchapter LL. Sections 21.2050 - 21.2056 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Early Childhood Care Provider Student Loan Repayment Program 

02/16/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 22. Subchapter L. Section 22.236 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Toward Excellence, Access, and Success (TEXAS) Grant Program 

02/26/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter I. Sections 26.261 - 26.267 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Hospitality and Tourism Programs of Study Advisory Committee 

02/05/16 

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter J. Sections 26.281 - 26.287 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Human Services Programs of Study Advisory Committee 

 02/05/16

  04.28.16

  06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter K. Sections 26.301 - 26.307 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Information Technology Programs of Study Advisory Committee 

02/05/16 

 04.28.16

 06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter L. Sections 26.321 - 26.327 PROPOSE NEW SECTIONS concerning Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security Programs of Study Advisory Committee 

02/05/16 

 04.28.16

 06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter M. Sections 26.341 - 26.347 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Manufacturing Programs of Study Advisory Committee 

02/05/16 

 04.28.16

 06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter N. Sections 26.361 - 26.367 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Marketing Programs of Study Advisory Committee 

02/05/16 

 04.28.16

 06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter O. Sections 26.381 - 26.387 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Programs of Study Advisory Committee 

02/05/16 

 04.28.16

06.06.16

Chapter 26. Subchapter P. Sections 26.401 - 26.407 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs of Study advisory Committee 

02/05/16 

 04.28.16

 06.06.16

 

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