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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 22GRANT AND SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS
SUBCHAPTER UEXEMPTION FOR PEACE OFFICERS ENROLLED IN LAW ENFORCEMENT OR CRIMINAL JUSTICE COURSES
RULE §22.531Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

  (1) Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  (2) Commissioner--The Commissioner of Higher Education, the Chief Executive Officer of the Board.

  (3) Continuation Award--An exemption from tuition and fees awarded to a student in accordance with this subchapter who has received the exemption in a previous semester.

  (4) Criminal Justice Courses--Courses determined by an institution to be a part of a criminal justice degree or certificate program.

  (5) Excess Hours--In accordance with Texas Education Code, §54.014, for undergraduates, hours in excess of 30 more than those required for completion of the degree program in which the student is enrolled.

  (6) Governing Board--As defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003.

  (7) Institution of Higher Education or Institution--Any public institution of higher education as defined in Texas Education Code, §61.003.

  (8) Laboratory Fees--Fees authorized through Texas Education Code, §54.501.

  (9) Law Enforcement Courses--Courses determined by an institution to be a part of a law enforcement-related degree or certificate program.

  (10) Peace Officer--An individual employed as a peace officer by this state or a political subdivision of the state.

  (11) Program--The Exemption Program for Peace Officers Enrolled in Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice Courses.

  (12) Tuition--Includes statutory tuition, designated tuition and governing board-authorized tuition.

  (13) Undergraduate Student--A person classified by his or her institution as an undergraduate.


Source Note: The provisions of this §22.531 adopted to be effective February 23, 2011, 36 TexReg 924; amended to be effective November 28, 2012, 37 TexReg 9360; amended to be effective June 2, 2014, 39 TexReg 4244

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