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RULE §111.39Priority of Parking Assignments

(a) When the legislature is in session, parking administration shall assign and have marked for unrestricted use by members and administrative staff of the legislature the reserved parking spaces in the Capitol Complex requested by the respective houses of the legislature. A request for parking spaces reserved pursuant to this subsection shall be limited to spaces in the Capitol area and the additional spaces in state parking lots proximately located to the Capitol.

(b) When the legislature is not in session, parking administration shall, at the request of the respective legislative bodies, assign and have marked the spaces requested for use by members and administrative staff of the legislature, in the areas described in subsection (a) of this section.

(c) The board may direct parking administration to assign parking spaces to elected state officials and appointed heads of state agencies who occupy space in state buildings located within the Capitol Complex.

(d) Parking administration will assign parking spaces to state employees with disabilities. See §111.37 of this title (relating to Carpools, ADA, and Fleet Parking). A state employee will be considered eligible for assignment to designated disabled parking areas or permanent assignment to a free reserved disabled person's parking space if the person holds a Texas Department of Transportation disabled person parking privilege issued by a county tax assessor-collector as described in Texas Transportation Code §681.002 or §681.003.

(e) If spaces are available, parking administration may assign parking spaces to car pools. See §111.37 of this title.

(f) Parking administration may assign an appropriate number of reserved parking spaces to state agencies housed in the Capitol Complex, or in other state facilities administered by the department whether or not located in the City of Austin.

(g) All remaining parking facilities under the charge and control of parking administration in the area described in subsection (f) of this section may be made available for use by state employees. Such employees shall be those working for agencies who occupy space in state buildings, located within the area specified in subsection (f) of this section.

(h) To implement the requirements of this section, the parking administration shall not be required to assign all of the spaces available. The parking administration by discretion may make use of any unassigned spaces designated under this section, so long as that use is in accordance with Texas Government Code, §§411.061 - 411.067, and these sections.

Source Note: The provisions of this §111.39 adopted to be effective January 24, 2016, 41 TexReg 613

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