Texas Register Preamble

The Texas Department of Public Safety (the department) adopts amendments to §4.13, concerning Authority to Enforce, Training and Certificate Requirements. This section is adopted without changes to the proposed text as published in the August 28, 2015, issue of the Texas Register (40 TexReg 5449) and will not be republished.

The amendments are necessary to ensure this section is consistent with the Texas Transportation Code, §644.101, which establishes which peace officers are eligible to enforce Chapter 644 of the Texas Transportation Code.

No comments were received regarding the adoption of these amendments.

These amendments are adopted pursuant to Texas Transportation Code, §644.051, which authorizes the director to adopt rules regulating the safe transportation of hazardous materials and the safe operation of commercial motor vehicles; and authorizes the director to adopt all or part of the federal safety regulations, by reference.

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