Negotiated Rulemaking

Texas Education Code (TEC) Section 61.0331 requires the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to engage in negotiated rulemaking with institutions of higher education and other affected entities in accordance with the Negotiated Rulemaking Act, Texas Government Code Chapter 2008, when adopting policies, procedures, or rules relating to certain matters. Texas Administrative Code Rule 1.14, sets forth the THECB's negotiated rulemaking process.

Current Negotiated Rulemaking Committees:

Minority Health Research & Education Grant Program
Public and Private/Independent Universities & Health-Related Institutions and Centers for Teacher Education
Texas Education Code, Section 61.0331 directs the THECB to employ the negotiated rulemaking process described in Chapter 2008 of the Texas Government Code when adopting rules relating to the allocation or distribution of trusteed funds. 

Status: Negotiated rulemaking committee met on October 28 [Agenda]. Proposed rule amendments the committee agreed on by consensus will be published in the November 27 edition of the Texas Register for a 30-day public comment period.


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