Texas Register Preamble
The Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council adopts amendments to §882.70, relating to emergency temporary license. Section 882.70 is adopted without changes to the proposed text as published in the October 1, 2021, issue of the Texas Register (46 TexReg 6501) and will not be republished.
The amended rule removes the requirement that individuals that hold an emergency temporary license issued by this agency must renew such a license within 30 days or it will expire. Under the amended rule, once an emergency temporary license has been issued it remains active until the disaster declaration has been terminated or the suspension of statutes or rules that allowed for the issuance of the emergency temporary license have been lifted.
List of interested groups or associations against the rule.
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Summary of comments for the rule.
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.
The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the adoption and found it to be a valid exercise of the agency's legal authority.
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