Opportunity for Early Public Comment on Draft Proposed DARS Autism Rules
The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) is providing an opportunity for early public comment and a notice of a public hearing on the draft rules to 40 TAC new Chapter 105, Autism Program.
A public hearing will be held from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on August 15, 2012, Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center, 4800 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX.
Persons who have communication or other accommodation needs who are planning to attend the public hearing should contact the DARS Inquiries Line at 1-800-628-5115. Requests for accommodations should be made five business days before the date of the hearing
Copies of the draft rules may be obtained from the DARS Web site by selecting this link, or by contacting the Autism Program at (512) 377-0717.
Written comments related to the draft rules may be submitted electronically to
DARS_Rules@dars.state.tx.us or send by postal mail to:
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
4800 North Lamar Blvd, Suite A-150-1
Mail Code 1423
Austin Texas 78751
All comments must be received by 5:00 on August 31, 2012.
Later DARS will formally propose new rules to 40 TAC Chapter 105, Autism Program. The proposed new rules will be posted for public comment in December 2012.