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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 8CREATION, EXPANSION, DISSOLUTION, OR CONSERVATORSHIP OF PUBLIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICTS
SUBCHAPTER BCREATION OF A PUBLIC COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
RULE §8.22Authority

Texas Education Code, §§61.051(b)(c), 61.053, 61.060, 61.061, 61.062, 130.001, 130.003, and 130.004, and Chapter 130, Subchapter B and C, authorize the Coordinating Board to adopt policies, enact regulations, and establish rules for the creation of public community college districts. The provisions direct the Board to determine the need for the public community college district and the ability of the jurisdiction to provide adequate local financial support. The Board shall determine whether programs in the proposed institution will create unnecessary duplication or seriously harm programs in existing community college districts. The Board must consider the needs and welfare of the state as a whole, as well as the welfare of the community involved, when authorizing the creation of a community college district.


Source Note: The provisions of this §8.22 adopted to be effective June 2, 1998, 23 TexReg 5669; amended to be effective May 25, 2004, 29 TexReg 5060

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