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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 17RESOURCE PLANNING
SUBCHAPTER CRULES APPLYING TO ALL PROJECTS
RULE §17.22Emergency Approval of Projects

(a) An emergency project may be approved by the Commissioner or the Committee on Strategic Planning between regularly scheduled meetings of the Board. If necessary to address the emergency, the Commissioner may approve emergency projects between regularly scheduled meetings of the Board in consultation with the Chair of the Committee on Strategic Planning. A project would be eligible to submit a request for Emergency Approval if:

  (1) delaying the project would result in an unacceptable cost to the state; or

  (2) the project is necessary because of a natural disaster; or

  (3) there is an unavoidable circumstance whereby the delay would critically impair the institution's mission.

(b) If an emergency project is approved by the Commissioner, the project shall be reported to the next regularly scheduled Committee on Strategic Planning meeting.

(c) The application of each emergency project shall be signed by the president of the institution. The president of the institution may not delegate this authority within the requesting institution.


Source Note: The provisions of this §17.22 adopted to be effective August 15, 2004, 29 TexReg 7683; amended to be effective November 22, 2005, 30 TexReg 7736; amended to be effective November 19, 2006, 31 TexReg 9288

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