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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 JANUARY 2018 BOARD MEETING

 

Chapter, Subchapter, Section

Texas Register Issue Date

Date Adopted

Date Effective

Chapter 4. Subchapter A. Section 4.10  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Rules Applying to All Public Institutions of Higher Education in Texas (General Provisions)

10.27.17 

 

 

Chapter 4. Subchater C.  Section 4.52 - 4.59; 4.62 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas Success Initiative

10.20.17    

 

 

Chapter 4. Subchapter C. Section 4.63 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Texas Success Initiative

10.20.17

 

 

Chapter 4. Subchapter D. Section 4.81 - 4.85 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning dual Credit Partnerships Between Secondary Schools and Texas Public Colleges  

 11.17.17

  
Chapter 4. Subchapter O. Section 4.230 - 4.238 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Open Educational Resources Grant Program 

 11.17.17

  
Chapter 6. Subchapter K. Section 6.213 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning the Autism Grant Program

10.20.17

 

 
Chapter 7. Subchapter A. Section 7.3 - 7.5; 7.7; 7.8; 7.11 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Degree Granting Colleges and Universities Other Than Texas Public Institutions (General Provisions

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 9. Subchapter F. Section 9.112 - 9.117 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Workforce Continuing Education Courses 

11.17.17 

  
Chapter 9. Subchapter F. Section 9.118 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Workforce continuing Education Courses 

 11.17.17

  
Chapter 9. Subchapter N. Section 9.670 - 9.678 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning baccalaureate degree programs 

 10.27.17

  
Chapter 13. Subchapter F. Section 13.101 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Formula Funding and Tuition Charges for Repeated and Excess Hours of Undergraduate Students 

10.27.17 

  
Chapter 13. Subchapter F. Section 13.104; 13.105 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Formula Funding and Tuition Charges for Repeated and Excess Hours of Undergraduate Students

 10.27.17

  
Chapter 21. Subchapter A. Section 21.10 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Student Services (General Provisions) 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 21. Subchapter A. Section 21.6 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Student Services (General Provisions) 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter A. Section 22.3; 22.4 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Student Financial Aid Programs (General Provisions) 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter F. Section 22.117 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Matching Scholarships to Retain Students in Texas 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 22. Subchapter M. Section 22.254 - 22.257; 22.260; 22.262 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 23. Subchapter D. Section 23.95' 23.97; 23.100 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Loan Repayment Program for Mental Health Professionals 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 27, Subchapter X. Section 27.561 - 27.567 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Sociology Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 27, Subchapter Y. Section 27.581 - 27.587 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Economics Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 27, Subchapter Z. Section 27.601 - 27.607 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Mathematics Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 27, Subchapter AA. Section 27.621 - 27.627 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Radio and TV Field of Study Advisory Committee

 10.20.17

  
Chapter 27, Subchapter BB. Section 27.641 - 27.647 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Management Information Systems Field of Study Advisory Committee

 10.20.17

  

  

 

PROPOSED RULES FOR OCTOBER 2017 BOARD MEETING

Chapter, Subchapter, Section

Texas Register Issue Date

Date Adopted

Date Effective

Chapter 1. Subchapter G. Section 1.128; 1.130  PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Apply Texas Advisory Committee

08.04.17 

10.26.17 

11.29.17 

Chapter 3. Subchater A. PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning rules applying to all public and private or independent Institutions of higher Education in Texas Regarding Electronic Reporting Option for Certain Offenses; Amnesty

 09.22.17    

 10.26.17

 11.29.17

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

08.04.17

 10.26.17

11.29.17 

Chapter 9. Subchapter B. Section 9.22 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Program Development in Public Two-Year Colleges (General Provisions)

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 9. Subchapter B. Section 9.32 PROPOSED NEW SECTION concerning Required Curriculum for Commercial Driver License Programs

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 9. Subchapter K. Section 9.201 – 9.206 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Tech-Prep Programs and Consortia 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 13. Subchapter F. Section 13.102; 13.107 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Formula Funding and Tuition Charges for Repeated and Excess Hours of Undergraduate Students 

 09.22.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 13. Subchapter J. Section 13.184 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas Fund for Geography Education 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 21. Subchapter A. Section 21.10 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Priority Deadline for Applying for State Aid 

 08.04.17- WITHDRAWN

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Chapter 21. Subchapter Y. Section 21.760 – 21.766 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Student Loan Default Prevention and Financial Aid Literacy Pilot Program

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 22. Subchapter B. Section 22.24; 22.25; 22.29 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Provisions for the Tuition Equalization Grant Program

 08.11.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 22. Subchapter I. Section 22.166; 22.167; 22.169; 22.170 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program 

 08.18.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 22. Subchapter Z. Section 22.699 – 22.709 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Early High School Graduation Scholarship Program for Students Graduating High School on or Before June 20, 2011 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 23. Subchapter G. Section 23.186; 23.193 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment Assistance Program 

 08.18.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 23. Subchapter H. Section 23.217 – 23.223 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Educational Loan Repayment program for Attorneys Employed by the Office of the Attorney General 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 23. Subchapter I. Section 23.248 – 23.255 PROPOSED REPEAL concerning Loan Repayment Program for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 25. Subchapter A. Section 25.4 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS concerning Optional Retirement Program (Eligibility to Elect ORP) 

 08.18.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 27. Subchapter R. Section 27.441 – 27.447 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Finance Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 27. Subchapter S. Section 27.461 – 27.467 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Marketing Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 27. Subchapter T. Section 27.481 – 27.487 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning English Language and Literature Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 27. Subchapter U. Section 27.501 – 27.507 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning History Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 27. Subchapter V. Section 27.521 – 27.527 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Political Science and Government Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17
Chapter 27. Subchapter W. Section 27.541 – 27.547 PROPOSED NEW SECTIONS concerning Social Work Field of Study Advisory Committee 

 08.04.17

 10.26.17

 11.29.17

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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