|(a) Authority. Authority for this subchapter is provided in the Texas Labor Code, Title 4, Chapter 305, Subchapters A and B, Texas Career Opportunity Grant (TCOG) Program, and a Memorandum of Understanding entered into by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Workforce Commission. This subchapter establishes procedures to administer the two subchapters as prescribed in the Texas Labor Code, §§305.001 - 305.029. (b) Purpose. The purpose of this program is to help ensure a qualified workforce to meet the needs of this state by reducing financial barriers to postsecondary career education and training for economically disadvantaged Texans as set out in Texas Labor Code, §305.001, by providing grants to eligible students attending an eligible career school or college.