January 14, 2021 - 10:00am

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The Department of State Health Services, Radiation Unit of the Policy, Standards and Quality Assurance Section, is providing an opportunity to comment on the following Radiation Control rules.

The proposed repeal of 25 TAC §289.233 and new rule for 25 TAC §289.233, Radiation Control Regulations for Radiation Machines Used in Veterinary Medicine.

The rules were published in the January 1, 2021, issue of the Texas Register (46 TexReg 52).The rules are open for public comment through midnight on February 1, 2021. Find a copy of the rules here (PDF). New 25 TAC §289.233 is underlined rule text and the repeal of 25 TAC §289.233 contains strikethrough text.

A meeting for verbal comment is scheduled for Jan 14, 2021, from 10:00 am-11:00 am.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams only. Join the meeting here. Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below. There is not a physical location for this meeting.

Public Comment: The Department of State Health Services welcomes public comments pertaining to the proposed repeal and new rules for 25 TAC §289.233, Radiation Control Regulations for Radiation Machines Used in Veterinary Medicine. During the hearing, members of the public who would like to provide comment are asked to use the Q&A section to notify the moderator that you want to provide comment. When it is your time to provide comment, you will need to call +1 512-580-4366 and use the conference ID 773 839 362# to call in. Before calling the phone number, you will need to mute the speakers on your computer. Once you have completed your comments, please hang up from the phone call; you can then un-mute the speaker on your computer and hear the remainder of the hearing.

Written comments on the proposal may be submitted to Brian Vamvakias, Radiation Unit Manager, Policy, Standards, and Quality Assurance Section, Consumer Protection Division, DSHS, Mail Code 1987, P.O. Box 149347, Austin, Texas 78714-9347; Exchange Building, 8407 Wall Street, Austin, Texas 78754 (512) 834-6655 or by email to CPDRuleComments@dshs.texas.gov.

Comments must be: (1) postmarked or shipped before the last day of the comment period; (2) hand-delivered before 5:00 p.m. on the last working day of the comment period; or (3) emailed before midnight on the last day of the comment period. When emailing comments, please indicate "Comments on Proposed Rule 20R030" in the subject line.

Your comments should include how this revision will impact your business. Comments on the Proposed Rules will be reviewed and addressed in the Adopted Rules.

Thank you for your interest in Radiation Control’s rule making process.