State Office of Administrative Hearings
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Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to 1 TAC Chapter 159, Rules of Procedure for Administrative License Suspension Hearings

The State Office of Administrative Hearings will conduct a public hearing to receive comments from interested persons concerning proposed amendments to 1 Texas Administrative Code Chapter 159, Rules of Procedure for Administrative License Suspension Hearings.
The hearing is scheduled for October 7, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 404 of the William P. Clements State Office Building, 300 West 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78701.
Any interested person may appear and offer comments or statements, either orally or in writing. Organizations, associations, or groups are encouraged to present their commonly held views or similar comments through a representative member when possible.
Persons who have special communication or other accommodation needs who plan to attend the hearing should contact Susan Gage, Docketing Manager, at (512) 936-0735 or at susan.gage@soah.texas.gov. Requests should be made as far in advance as possible so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Proposed Amendments to SOAH’s ALR Procedural Rules

SOAH has proposed amendments to its ALR Rules of Procedure, 1 TAC Chapter 159. The proposed amendments and instructions for filing comments are published in the Texas Register at 41 TexReg 4367 (June 17, 2016) and may be accessed at the following link: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0617/0617prop.pdf

Proposed Amendments to SOAH’s Procedural Rules

SOAH has proposed amendments to its Rules of Procedure, 1 TAC Chapter 155.  The proposed amendments and instructions for filing comments are published in the Texas Register, 41 TexReg 3365 (May 13, 2016) and may be accessed at the following link: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0513/0513prop.pdf.

Electronic Case Information System

Please click the “Electronic Case Files” link at the upper right corner of this page to access SOAH’s electronic case information system. Please use the following fax numbers for all general docket cases:

512-322-2061 - Austin
512-322-0470 - Corpus Christi
512-322-0471 - Dallas
512-322-0472 - El Paso
512-322-0473 - Fort Worth
512-322-0474 - Houston
512-322-0475 - Lubbock
512-322-0476 - San Antonio

These numbers should be used for all fax communications relating to any case other than the Department of Public Safety’s Administrative License Revocation (ALR) program. The fax numbers remain unchanged for ALR filings.

Documents containing confidential information or personal identifiers such as social security numbers or drivers’ license numbers should not be filed by fax in general docket cases.  See SOAH Procedural Rules 155.101(b) and 155.413.

SOAH Procedural Rules

Click here for SOAH's procedural rules.

Agency Mission

The mission of the State Office of Administrative Hearings is to conduct fair, prompt and efficient hearings and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) proceedings and to provide fair, logical and timely decisions.