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TITLE 22 EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 23TEXAS REAL ESTATE COMMISSION
CHAPTER 533PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
SUBCHAPTER EPETITION FOR ADOPTION OF RULES
RULE §533.50Petition for Adoption of Rules
ISSUE 03/12/2021
ACTION Proposed
Preamble No Rule Available

(a)Any interested person, as defined by §2001.021, Government Code, may request a rule be adopted, amended, or repealed by submitting a written petition to the Commission.

(b)The written petition must include:

  (1)the person's full name, mailing address, telephone number, and email address;

  (2)a brief summary of the proposed action and its desired effect;

  (3)a justification for the proposed action set out in narrative form with sufficient particularity to inform the Commission the reasons and arguments on which the person is relying;

  (4)if proposing a new rule, the text of the new rule in the exact form that is desired to be adopted; and

  (5)if proposing an amendment or repeal, the specific section and text of the rule the person wants to change, with deletions crossed through and additions underlined.

(c)The written petition must be submitted to the Commission by:

  (1)delivering the petition in person to the Commission's headquarters;

  (2)sending the petition via email to general.counsel@trec.texas.gov; or

  (3)sending the petition via fax to (512) 936-3788, ATTN: General Counsel.

(d)Not later than 60 days after the date of submission of a petition that complies with the requirements of this section, the Chair of the Commission, in consultation with Commission staff, shall review the petition and either:

  (1)deny the petition in writing, stating the reasons for the denial; or

  (2)initiate a rulemaking proceeding under Chapter 2001, Government Code, by directing that the petition be placed on the next agenda for discussion by:

    (A)the Commission; or

    (B)the appropriate advisory committee with subject matter jurisdiction.

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the proposal and found it to be within the state agency's legal authority to adopt.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on February 24, 2021

TRD-202100803

Abby Lee

Deputy General Counsel

Texas Real Estate Commission

Earliest possible date of adoption: April 11, 2021

For further information, please call: (512) 936-3057



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