In this subchapter:
(1) "Administrative records regarding a proposed
rule" means any nonprivileged and nonconfidential documents,
communications, or other information created, received, or consulted
by a state agency that are material to the development of the proposed
rule. The term includes all information and comments that the state
agency received from the public regarding the proposed rule.
(2) "Affects market competition" means:
(A) creates a barrier to market participation in this
(B) results in higher prices or reduced competition
for a product or service provided by or to a license holder in this
(3) "Division" means the Regulatory Compliance
Division of the Office of the Governor established in Subchapter C,
Chapter 57 of the Texas Occupations Code.
(4) "State agency" means a state agency listed
in §5.201(a) of this subchapter.