Texas Register Preamble
The Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council adopts new §881.33, relating to Family Leave Pool. Section 881.33 is adopted without changes to the proposed text as published in the December 10, 2021, issue of the Texas Register (46 TexReg 8311) and will not be republished.
The new rule is necessary to implement H.B. 2063, 87th Leg., R.S. (2021), which codified new Subchapter A-1 of Chapter 661 of the Government Code. These new statutes require state agencies to adopt rules to develop a program where agency employees can voluntarily transfer sick or vacation leave earned by the employee to a family leave pool, and eligible employees can apply for leave under this pool.
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The rule is adopted under Tex. Occ. Code, Title 3, Subtitle I, Chapter 507, which provides the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council with the authority to make all rules, not inconsistent with the Constitution and Laws of this State, which are reasonably necessary for the proper performance of its duties and regulations of proceedings before it.
Additionally, the Executive Council adopts this rule pursuant to the authority found in §507.152 of the Tex. Occ. Code which vests the Executive Council with the authority to adopt rules necessary to perform its duties and implement Chapter 507 of the Tex. Occ. Code.
The Executive Council also adopts this rule under the authority found in §2001.004 of the Tex. Gov’t Code which requires state agencies to adopt rules of practice stating the nature and requirements of all available formal and informal procedures.
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