Continuing Education Requirements
Rule Review -- Notice of Intent to Review

Chapter 59. Continuing Education Requirements
Deadline for comments -- January 9, 2017

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (Department) files this notice of intent to review and consider for re-adoption, revision, or repeal, Title 16, Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 59, Continuing Education Requirements. This review and consideration is being conducted in accordance with the requirements of Texas Government Code, §2001.039.

An assessment will be made by the Department as to whether the reasons for adopting or readopting these rules continue to exist. Each rule will be reviewed to determine whether it is obsolete, whether the rule reflects current legal and policy considerations, and whether the rule reflects current procedures of the Department.

Any questions or written comments pertaining to this rule review may be submitted by mail to Neta Lamas, Legal Assistant, General Counsel’s Office, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, P.O. Box 12157, Austin, Texas 78711, or by facsimile to (512) 475-3032, or electronically to The deadline for comments is 30 days after publication in the Texas Register.

Any proposed changes to these rules as a result of the rule review will be published in the Proposed Rule Section of the Texas Register. The proposed rules will be open for public comment prior to final adoption or repeal by the Department, in accordance with the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001.

§59.1 Authority.
§59.3 Purpose and Applicability.
§59.10 Definitions.
§59.20 Provider Registration.
§59.21 Provider Registration Renewals.
§59.30 Continuing Education Courses.
§59.51 Responsibilities of Providers.
§59.80 Fees.
§59.90 Sanctions--Administrative Sanctions and Penalties.

Issued in Austin, Texas on November 30, 2016.

Brian E. Francis
Executive Director
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation