Texas Register Preamble
The Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council adopts amended §882.42, relating to Ineligibility Due to Criminal History. Section 882.42 is adopted without changes to the proposed text as published in the December 23, 2022, issue of the Texas Register (47 TexReg 8477) and will not be republished.
This amended rule clarifies that if a criminal offense took place in some other jurisdiction, besides Texas, it can be a basis for the denial of an application or revocation or suspension of a license if the offense is substantially similar to a Texas offense listed in the rule.
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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 adopts this rule pursuant to the authority found in §507.156 of the Tex. Occ. Code which requires the Executive Council to adopt rules necessary to comply with Chapter 53 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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