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Current Texas Workforce Commission Rules

Current Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) rules, as codified in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 20, are listed below.  To access information on past rule amendments, see TWC Rules Adoptions and Proposals.

Rule Date Last Modified
Chapter 800. General AdministrationPDF Jan 25, 2021
Chapter 801. Local Workforce Development BoardsPDF Feb 11, 2011
Chapter 802. Integrity of the Texas Workforce SystemPDF Jan 4, 2021
Chapter 803. Skills Development FundPDF Jan 25, 2021
Chapter 804. Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant ProgramPDF Dec 12, 2016
Chapter 805. Adult Education and LiteracyPDF Dec 21, 2020
Chapter 806. Purchases of Products and Services from People with DisabilitiesPDF Jan 25, 2021
Chapter 807. Career Schools and Colleges PDF Dec 05, 2017
Chapter 809. Child Care ServicesPDF Jan 25, 2021
Chapter 811. ChoicesPDF Jan 08, 2013
Chapter 813. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and TrainingPDF Oct 26, 2020
Chapter 815. Unemployment InsurancePDF Jul 19, 2021
Chapter 817. Child LaborPDF Aug 11, 2014
Chapter 819. Texas Workforce Commission Civil Rights DivisionPDF Jul 6, 2020
Chapter 821. Texas Payday RulesPDF Jul 6, 2020
Chapter 823. Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and AppealsPDF Jan 25, 2021
Chapter 835. Self - Sufficiency FundPDF Sep 29, 2003
Chapter 837. Apprenticeship Training ProgramPDF Apr 23, 2018
Chapter 838.Texas Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs Grant ProgramPDF Dec 28, 2020
Chapter 840. WIOA Eligible Training ProvidersPDF Jan 4, 2021
Chapter 842. WIOA Nondiscrimination and Equal OpportunityPDF Jan 4, 2021
Chapter 843. Job Matching ServicesPDF Mar 14, 2016
Chapter 845. Texas Work & Family ClearinghousePDF Mar 13, 2006
Chapter 849. Employment and Training Services for Dislocated Workers Eligible for Trade BenefitsPDF Jan 12, 2015
Chapter 850. Vocational Rehabilitation Services Administrative Rules and Procedures PDF May 13, 2019
Chapter 853. Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind  PDF Aug 21, 2018
Chapter 854. Business Enterprises of Texas PDF Sep 01, 2019
Chapter 856. Vocational Rehabilitation Services PDF Aug 21, 2018
Chapter 858. Procurement and Contract Management Requirements for Purchase of Goods and Services for Vocational Rehabilitation Services PDF Jul 6, 2020

 

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Pending Proposed Rules, Rule Reviews, and State Plans

When TWC approves policy concepts, proposed rules, rule reviews, and state plans, the approved documents are posted below for comment.

 

On January 25, 2022, the Commission approved the following:

Policy Concept - Chapter 849, Employment and Training Services for Dislocated Workers Eligible for Trade Benefits PDF
Amending Chapter 849 to align the rules with the updated federal Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers Final Rule (20 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 618).

Please submit comments on the Ch. 849 policy concept to TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov by February 15, 2022.

On January 11, 2022, the Commission approved the following:

Proposed Rules - Chapter 800, General Administration PDF
Amending Chapter 800 to add new Subchapter D, Employee Benefits, which establishes administrative rules relating to Senate Bill 248, 73rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, concerning the sick leave pool and House Bill 2063, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, concerning family leave pool.

Proposed Rules - Chapter 804, Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) Grant Program PDF
Amending Chapter 804 to implement House Bill (HB) 2431, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session and Senate Bill 346 and HB 4279, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, which broadened the list of entities eligible to apply for and receive JET grant funds.

Please submit comments on the Ch. 800 and Ch. 804 proposed rules to TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov by February 28, 2022.

To comment on posted policy concepts, proposed rules, rule reviews, or state plans, send comments to TWC Policy Comments at  TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov.

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