Texas Labor Code Sec. § 412.031 Rulemaking Authority The board shall adopt rules as necessary to implement this chapter and Chapter 501 (Workers’ Compensation Insurance Coverage for State Employees, Including Employees Under the Direction or Control of the Board of Regents of Texas Tech University), including rules relating to reporting requirements for a state agency. Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1098, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.