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 May 2, 2022
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 May 2, 2022
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 April 18, 2022, the Commission approved the following:

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

Please submit comments on the proposed Ch. 849 rules to TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov by June 6, 2022.

On April 12, 2022, the Commission approved the following:

Proposed Rules - Chapter 809, Child Care ServicesPDF
Amending Chapter 809, Child Care Services, to implement House Bill (HB) 1792, HB 2607, and Senate Bill 1555, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session; clarify procedures; and streamline processes.

Please submit comments on the proposed Ch. 809 rules to TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov by May 31, 2022.

On March 22, 2022, the Commission approved the following:

Proposed Rules - Chapter 854, Business Enterprises of TexasPDF
The amendments to 40 TAC Chapter 854 will incorporate changes approved by the Rehabilitation Services Administration.

Please submit comments on the proposed Ch. 854 rules to TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov by May 9, 2022.

On March 8, 2022, the Commission approved the following:

Proposed Rules - Chapter 840, WIOA Eligible Training ProvidersPDF
The amendments to Chapter 840 will clarify licensure requirements for training providers and rules for Individual Training Accounts.

Please submit comments on the proposed Ch. 840 rules to TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov by April 25, 2022.

On February 8, 2022, the Commission approved the following:

Proposed Rules - Chapter 808, Youth Driver Education Funding Program PDF

New Chapter 808 is proposed to implement Senate Bill 2054, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session.

Please submit comments on the proposed new Ch. 808 to TWCPolicyComments@twc.texas.gov by March 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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