Rule Review ─ Notice of Intent to Review

Deadline for comments—May 17, 2021

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (Department) files this Notice of Intent to Review to consider for readoption, revision, or repeal the chapters listed below, in their entirety, contained in Title 16, Part 4, of the Texas Administrative Code. This review is being conducted in accordance with Texas Government Code §2001.039.

Education and Examination

Chapter 59, Continuing Education Requirements


Chapter 60, Procedural Rules of the Commission and the Department

Building and Mechanical

Chapter 70, Industrialized Housing and Buildings

Chapter 73, Electricians

Business and Consumer Safety

Chapter 72, Professional Employer Organization

During the review, the Department will assess whether the reasons for adopting or readopting the rules in these chapters continue to exist. The Department will review each rule to determine whether it is obsolete, whether the rule reflects current legal and policy considerations, and whether the rule reflects current Department procedures. This review is required every four years.

Written comments regarding the review of these chapters may be submitted electronically on the Department’s website at (select the appropriate chapter name for your comment); by facsimile to (512) 475-3032; or by mail to Vanessa Vasquez, Legal Assistant, Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, P.O. Box 12157, Austin, Texas 78711. The deadline for comments is 30 days after publication in the Texas Register.

Any proposed changes to the rules in these chapters as a result of the rule review will be published in the Proposed Rules section of the Texas Register. The proposed rules will be open for public comment prior to final adoption or repeal by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation (Commission), the Department’s governing body, in accordance with the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 2001.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on April 5, 2021.

Brad Bowman
General Counsel
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation