Texas Forensic Science Commission
Rule Transfer

Effective September 1, 2015, Senate Bill 1287 will transfer jurisdiction over the Texas Crime Laboratories Accreditation Program from the Texas Department of Public Safety to the Texas Forensic Science Commission (commission). The bill also grants rulemaking authority to the commission. In accordance with the law, 37 TAC §§28.141 - 28.152, concerning crime laboratory accreditation, is transferred from Title 37, Part 1 to Title 37, Part 15 and renumbered as 37 TAC §§651.1 - 651.12.

Please refer to Figure: 37 TAC Chapter 28 to see the complete conversion chart.