The following information was obtained from the March 7 issue of the Texas Register.
The Texas Medical Board proposed to amend §187.35, Presentations of Proposal for Decision; §187.37, Final Decisions and Orders; and §187.38, Motions for Rehearing. An excerpt:
The amendment to §187.35 provides that the administrative law judge (ALJ) must be given notice of the opportunity to provide to the Board a summation of the proposal for decision, that the ALJ is not required to attend the presentation of the proposal for decision, and that notice may be provided to the ALJ by methods that include facsimile, e-mail, and telephone. Further, language is added referencing final orders.