(a) Any interested person may petition for the adoption,
amendment, or repeal of a rule of the State Board for Educator Certification
(SBEC) by filing a petition on a form provided in this subsection.
The petition shall be signed and submitted to the designated Texas
Education Agency (TEA) office. The TEA staff shall evaluate the merits
of the proposal to determine whether to recommend that rulemaking
proceedings be initiated or that the petition be denied.