Texas Workforce Commission Meeting Materials for January 5, 2021 9:00 a.m.

About the Materials

The materials published on this page are draft documents, intended for possible discussion, consideration and/or action at an upcoming public policy meeting of the Texas Workforce Commission (Commission). They are provided for informational purposes only. TWC provides this access to supporting materials for policy meeting agenda items in keeping with our commitment to transparency and open government.

The Commission’s meeting agendas are subject to change; items may be considered in a different order than shown on the agenda and an item may not be taken up for consideration. If an item is taken up for consideration by the Commission it may be approved as proposed, approved with modifications or denied. Upon consideration by the Commission, we will publish a final version of the materials in their appropriate location on our website.

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Meeting Materials for Agenda Items with Supporting Documents

Materials for the Texas Workforce Commission Work Session Meeting scheduled for: January 5, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

Agenda Item #8 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding the Acceptance of Pledges for Board Contract Year 2020 and 2021 Child Care Matching Funds
Travis Weaver and Jennifer Troke

Agenda Item #9 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding Adoption of Amendments to 40 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 800, General Administration, to Implement Senate Bill 1055, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, Relating to the Workforce Diploma Pilot Program Previously Published for Public Comment in the October 23, 2020, Issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 7545)
Kerry Ballast and Fabiana Ramirez

Agenda Item #10 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding Adoption of Amendments to 40 TAC Chapter 803, Skills Development Fund, Relating to the Implementation of House Bill (HB) 108, 85th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2017; and HB 700, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, Previously Published for Public Comment in the November 13, 2020, Issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 8118) Christina Ramos and Jennifer Troke

Agenda Item #11 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Adoption of Amendments to 40 TAC Chapter 806, Purchasing from People with Disabilities (PPD), Relating to the Implementation of Senate Bill 753, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, and PPD Program Improvements, Previously Published for Public Comment in the November 27, 2020, Issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 8499) Michael Hooks and Juan Garcia

Agenda Item #12 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action an Appointment to Fill a Vacancy on the Advisory Committee of the Purchasing from People with Disabilities Program Michael Hooks and Juan Garcia

Agenda Item #13 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Adoption of Amendments to 40 TAC Chapter 823, Integrated Complaints, Hearings, and Appeals, to Clarify Parties and Programs Covered, Align the Rules with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Clarify Terminology, and Add Rules for Appealing State-Level Decisions to the US Secretary of Labor, Previously Published for Public Comment in the October 23, 2020, Issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 7566) Chris Oakley and Jennifer Turner

Agenda Item #14 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding the Adoption of the Rule Reviews of 40 TAC Chapter 804, Jobs and Education for Texans Grant Program; 40 TAC Chapter 807, Career Schools and Colleges; and 40 TAC Chapter 858, Procurement and Contract Management Requirements for Purchase of Goods and Services for VR Services, Previously Published for Public Comment in the July 17, 2020, Issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 5016) Reed O’Brien and Kristina Hogan

Agenda Item #15 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding Adoption of Amendments to 40 TAC Chapter 809, Child Care Services, Relating to Implementation of HB 680, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2019; Parent Share of Cost for Part-Time Referrals; Child Transfer Policies; Reviewing Texas Rising Star Standards; and Minimum Provider Program Eligibility Requirements, Previously Published for Public Comment in the October 23, 2020, Issue of the Texas Register (45 TexReg 7551) Allison Wilson and Reagan Miller

Agenda Item #16 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding the Implementation Timeline and Protocols for the Texas Rising Star Four-Year Review Revisions Allison Wilson and Reagan Miller

Agenda Item #18 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding an Individual Request to Waive the Child Care Services Rules Under 40 TAC §809.3(a) Regarding Texas Rising Star Minimum Education Requirements in 40 TAC §809.134 Allison Wilson and Reagan Miller

Agenda Item #19 - Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action Regarding on the Submission of the 2020 Texas Workforce Commission Annual Report to the Governor and the Legislature Pursuant to Texas Labor Code Section 301.065 Margaret Hession and Tom McCarty

Agenda Item #22 - Discussion, Consideration and Possible Action Regarding Approval of Local Workforce Development Board Nominees Shunta Williams and Courtney Arbour

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