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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 90OFFENDER EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES
SUBCHAPTER AGENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §90.10Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly states otherwise.

  (1) Alcohol Education Program for Minors--An alcohol educational program for minors as described in Section 171.0001, Government Code.

  (2) Annual Reporting Period--The period of time beginning September 1 of each year and ending August 31 of the following year.

  (3) Certificate of Program Completion (Certificate)--A uniform, serially numbered certificate as described in Section 171.0001, Government Code.

  (4) Commission--The Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation.

  (5) Continuing Education Hour--At least 50 minutes of participation in an organized, systematic learning experience which deals with and is designed for the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and information on drug or alcohol-related topics, as applicable to the specific court-ordered program instructor license endorsement.

  (6) Continuing Education Seminar--A department-approved continuing education seminar, class, or course that may be taken to meet renewal requirements, as applicable to a specific court-ordered program instructor license endorsement.

  (7) Course Records--Court-ordered program participants' personal data forms, pre-tests and post-tests, self-assessments, screening instrument(s), homework assignments, action plans, and any other written material required or used in the court-ordered program class instruction.

  (8) Course Roster--A form used to record data on all court-ordered program participants enrolled in the course and to record attendance data on those participants at each class throughout the course.

  (9) Court-Ordered Education Class (Class)--A module of a court-ordered program course.

  (10) Court-Ordered Education Course (Course)--The complete series of court-ordered program class modules.

  (11) Court-Ordered Education Program (Program)--The Alcohol Education Program for Minors, Drug Offender Education Program, DWI Education Program, or DWI Intervention Program.

  (12) Court-Ordered Education Provider (Program Provider)--A person holding a license from the department to offer or provide a court-ordered program.

  (13) Department--The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

  (14) Drug Offender Education Program--A drug offense educational program as described in Section 171.0001, Government Code.

  (15) DWI--An offense relating to driving or operating a motorized vehicle while intoxicated, as described in Sections 49.04 - 49.08, Penal Code relating to Intoxication and Alcoholic Beverage Offenses.

  (16) DWI Education Program--An educational program for intoxication offenses as described in Section 171.0001, Government Code.

  (17) DWI Intervention Program--An intervention program for intoxication offenses described in Section 171.0001, Government Code.

  (18) Endorsement--A classification received by a program provider or instructor as described in Sections 171.0103 and 171.0153, Government Code, after successful completion of the department licensing process, which allows a licensee to instruct, offer, or provide a specific type of court-ordered program.

  (19) Executive Director--The executive director of the department.

  (20) Instructor Applicant--A term describing an individual from the period when the individual applies for admission into an instructor training course until the point where a license is granted or denied.

  (21) Instructor Licensing Period--The period of time beginning with the date instructor licensure was granted to instruct a specific court-ordered program curriculum and ending two years after the date the license was issued.

  (22) Instructor Training Class--A module of an instructor training course.

  (23) Instructor Training Course--The complete series of instructor training class modules.

  (24) Minor--A person under the age of 21 years, as described in Section 106.01, Alcohol Beverage Code.

  (25) Module--A part of the Court-Ordered Education Program Instructor Manual that covers a single subject or topic within a specific course.

  (26) Online Course--A court-ordered education program that is offered or provided in a virtual, real-time, and interactive setting through an internet connection as authorized under this chapter.

  (27) Participant--An individual who attends, takes, or completes a court-ordered program.

  (28) Screening Instrument--A written device approved by the department and required to be administered to each program participant for the purpose of:

    (A) identifying indicators of a potential substance abuse problem; and

    (B) making recommendations for further evaluation, where indicated by the screening instrument.


Source Note: The provisions of this §90.10 adopted to be effective September 1, 2022, 47 TexReg 5101

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