19 TAC Chapter 157

Hearings and Appeals

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Subchapter A. General Provisions for Hearings Before the State Board of Education

§157.1. Scope and Purpose.
§157.2. Request for Hearing; Transfer to State Office of Administrative Hearings.
§157.3. Board Consideration and Adoption of Proposal for Decision.
§157.4. Motions for Rehearing.

Subchapter D. Independent Hearing Examiners

§157.41. Certification Criteria for Independent Hearing Examiners.


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Subchapter AA. General Provisions for Hearings Before the Commissioner of Education

§157.1041. Scope and Purpose.
§157.1042. Definitions.
§157.1043. Administrative Law Judge.
§157.1044. Classification of Parties.
§157.1045. Appearances.
§157.1046. Conduct and Decorum.
§157.1047. Classification of Pleadings.
§157.1048. Form and Content of Documents.
§157.1049. Filing of Documents with the Commissioner of Education.
§157.1050. Service of Documents on Other Parties.
§157.1051. Petition for Review.
§157.1052. Answers.
§157.1053. Prehearing Conference.
§157.1054. Discovery.
§157.1055. Motions.
§157.1056. Dismissal Without a Hearing; Nonsuits.
§157.1057. Order of Procedure at De Novo Hearing.
§157.1058. Briefing.
§157.1059. Filing of Exceptions and Replies to Proposal for Decision.
§157.1060. Orders.
§157.1061. Motions for Rehearing.

Subchapter BB. Specific Appeals to the Commissioner

§157.1071. Hearings in Which the Texas Education Agency is a Party.
§157.1072. Hearings Brought Under Texas Education Code, Chapter 21, Subchapter G.
§157.1073. Hearings Brought Under Texas Education Code, §7.057.

Subchapter CC. Hearings of Appeals Arising Under Federal Law and Regulations

§157.1081. Applicant's Opportunity for a Hearing Prior to Denial of an Application.
§157.1082. Grantee's or Subgrantee's Opportunity for a Hearing in an Enforcement Action.
§157.1083. Procedures for Hearing for Denial of an Application or an Enforcement Action.
§157.1084. Appeal from the Decision of the Commissioner of Education.

Subchapter DD. Hearings Conducted by Independent Hearing Examiners

§157.1101. Rates of Independent Hearing Examiners.
§157.1102. Assignment of Independent Hearing Examiners.
§157.1103. Report of the Independent Hearing Examiner.

Subchapter EE. Informal Review, Formal Review, and Review by State Office of Administrative Hearings

Division 1. Informal Review

§157.1121. Applicability.
§157.1122. Notice.
§157.1123. Informal Review.

Division 2. Formal Review

§157.1131. Applicability.
§157.1132. Notice.
§157.1133. Request.
§157.1134. Procedures.
§157.1135. Formal Review.
§157.1136. Final Order and Appeal.
§157.1137. Other Law.

Division 3. State Office of Administrative Hearings Substantial Evidence Review

§157.1151. Applicability.
§157.1153. Applicability of Other Law.
§157.1155. Petition for Review.
§157.1157. Standard of Review.
§157.1165. Enforcement of Decision Pending Review.
§157.1167. Expedited Review.
§157.1169. Conduct of Review During a Ratings Appeal.
§157.1171. Final Decision.
§157.1173. Application to Charter Schools.

Division 4. State Office of Administrative Hearings Arbitrary and Capricious or Clearly Erroneous Review

§157.1181. Applicability.
§157.1182. Applicability of Other Law.
§157.1183. Petition for Review.
§157.1184. Standard of Review.
§157.1185. Enforcement of Decision Pending Review.
§157.1186. Expedited Review.
§157.1187. Conduct of Review During a Ratings Appeal.
§157.1188. Final Decision.
§157.1189. Application to Charter Schools.

Division 5. Conflicts

§157.1191. Conflicts.

 

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