Notice of Public Hearings and Opportunity for Public Comment on Revisions to 40 TAC Chapter 108 Division for Early Childhood Intervention Services
The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) is providing an opportunity for public comment and a notice of public hearings on the proposed revisions to 40 TAC Chapter 108 Division for Early Childhood Intervention Services. The proposed revisions are based on recent federal regulation changes, programmatic clarification of existing requirements, and new programmatic requirements.
The public hearings listed below will be held to collect public testimony from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm.
March 19, 2012
Education Service Center, Region 20
1314 Hines Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78208
March 21, 2012
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, Texas 77007
March 23, 2012
American Foundation for the Blind
11030 Ables Lane
Dallas, Texas 75229
Copies of the proposed rules may be obtained by contacting the DARS Division for Early Childhood Intervention Services at (512) 424-6754. The proposed rules will be published in the Texas Register on or near February 24, 2012.
Written comments on the proposed rule revisions may be submitted electronically to DARSrules@dars.state.tx.us or sent by postal mail to:
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Center for Policy and External Relations, Mail Code 1411
4800 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751-2399
All comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. on April 23, 2012.
Persons who have special communication or other accommodation needs who are planning to attend a public hearing should contact the DARS Inquiry Line at 1-800-628-5115. Requests for accommodations should be made five business days before the date of the hearing date.