Deadline for comments – October 4, 2021

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (Department) files this Notice of Intent to Review to consider for re-adoption, 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.

Building and Mechanical Programs
Chapter 62, Code Enforcement Officers
Chapter 78, Mold Assessors and Remediators
Chapter 119, Sanitarians

Court-Ordered Education Programs
Chapter 90, Offender Education Programs for Alcohol and Drug-Related Offenses
Chapter 92, Responsible Pet Owners

Transportation Programs
Chapter 95, Transportation Network Companies

Medical and Health Professions Programs
Chapter 118, Laser Hair Removal

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 The Department will review each rule to determine whether it is obsolete, whether the rule reflects current legal and policy considerations, and whether the rule reflects current Department procedures.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 Monica Nuñez, 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, 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 August 25, 2021.

Brad Bowman
General Counsel
Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation