Texas Family Code

Sec. § 261.407
Minimum Standards


The executive commissioner by rule shall adopt minimum standards for the investigation under Section 261.401 (Agency Investigation) of suspected child abuse, neglect, or exploitation in a facility.


A rule or policy adopted by a state agency or institution under Section 261.401 (Agency Investigation) must be consistent with the minimum standards adopted by the executive commissioner.


This section does not apply to a facility under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 355, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 1.149, eff. April 2, 2015.

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