The following Texas Administrative Code (TAC) rule actions were filed with the Texas Register for publication in the April 14, 2023 issue.

Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 89, Adaptations for Special Populations, Subchapter AA, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Special Education Services, Division 2, Clarification of Provisions in Federal Regulations and State Law, §89.1050, The Admission, Review, and Dismissal Committee
Summary: The proposed amendment would provide clarification to the existing regulation regarding students who register in a new school district during the summer months, as well as students who transfer to a new district during the school year. Additionally, the proposed amendment would clarify the federal requirement to ensure that a parent who is unable to meaningfully participate in English is still able to understand the proceedings of the admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee and receives proper notice in the parent’s native language or other mode of communication.
Publication in the Texas Register: April 14, 2023
Public Comment Period: April 14, 2023-May 15, 2023. A form for submitting public comments is available on the proposed commissioner of education rules web page.
Public Hearing Information: Two public hearings to solicit testimony and input on the proposed amendment will be held at 9:00 a.m. on April 26 and May 1, 2023, via Zoom. The public may participate in either hearing virtually by linking to the hearing at or joining by SIP at . The public may attend one or both hearings. Anyone wishing to testify at one of the hearings must sign in between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. on the day of the respective hearing. Each hearing will conclude once all who have signed in have been given the opportunity to comment. Each individual’s comments are limited to three minutes, and each individual may comment only once. Both hearings will be recorded and made available publicly. Questions about the hearings should be directed to
Proposed Effective Date: August 1, 2023

Please see the TEA website to view proposed commissioner of education rules.

Adopted Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 102, Educational Programs, Subchapter MM, Commissioner’s Rules Concerning Supplemental Special Education Services Program, §102.1601, Supplemental Special Education Services and Instructional Materials Program for Certain Public School Students Receiving Special Education Services
Summary: The adopted amendment reflects a grant source change and provides clarification. The amendment was adopted with changes since published as proposed.
Effective Date: April 18, 2023

Please see the TEA website to view adopted commissioner of education rules.

Unforeseen circumstances may delay publication of the agency rules in the Texas Register. The Rules website will be updated to reflect any changes.