TITLE 13. CULTURAL RESOURCES

PART 2. TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION

CHAPTER 26. PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

SUBCHAPTER D. HISTORIC BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

13 TAC §26.20, §26.23

The Texas Historical Commission (Commission) adopts amendments to §26.20 and §26.23, relating to the Application for Historic Buildings and Structures Permits and Reports Relating to Historic Buildings and Structures Permits, Title 13, Part 2, Chapter 26 Subchapter D of the Texas Administrative Code. The rules are adopted without changes to the proposed text as published in the November 26, 2021, issue of the Texas Register (46 TexReg 7937). The rules will not be republished.

Section 26.20 prescribes the process of applying for Historic Buildings and Structures permits with additional direction in §26.23 for the accompanying reports and photographs relating to Historic Buildings and Structures permits.

The adopted rule revisions change the paper-based application and report process to digital format submitted through electronic processes.

PUBLIC COMMENT

No comments pertaining to these rule revisions were received during the thirty-day period following publication on November 26, 2021 in the Texas Register.

These amendments are adopted under the authority of Texas Government Code §442.005(q), which provides the Commission with the authority to promulgate rules to reasonably affect the purposes of the Commission, which grants the Commission the power to adopt rules to administer Chapter 26 of the Texas Government Code. No other code, article, or regulation is affected.

The agency certifies that legal counsel has reviewed the adoption and found it to be a valid exercise of the agency's legal authority.

Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State on February 18, 2022.

TRD-202200608

Mark Wolfe

Executive Director

Texas Historical Commission

Effective date: March 10, 2022

Proposal publication date: November 26, 2021

For further information, please call: (512) 463-6100