Tex. Gov't Code Section 550.0151
Program Establishment


(a)

The commission shall:

(1)

establish a program under which faith- and community-based organizations may, on an applicant’s request, contact and offer supplemental assistance to the applicant for benefits under:

(A)

the financial assistance program under Chapter 31 (Financial Assistance and Service Programs), Human Resources Code;

(B)

the medical assistance program under Chapter 32 (Medical Assistance Program), Human Resources Code;

(C)

the supplemental nutrition assistance program under Chapter 33 (Nutritional Assistance Programs), Human Resources Code; or

(D)

the child health plan program under Chapter 62 (Child Health Plan for Certain Low-income Children), Health and Safety Code; and

(2)

develop a procedure under which faith- and community-based organizations may apply to participate in the program.

(b)

At the time an individual applies for benefits described by Subsection (a), the individual must be:

(1)

informed about and given the opportunity to enroll in the program; and

(2)

informed that enrolling in the program will not affect the individual’s eligibility for benefits.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 769 (H.B. 4611), Sec. 1.01, eff. April 1, 2025.

Source: Section 550.0151 — Program Establishment, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­550.­htm#550.­0151 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 550.0151’s source at texas​.gov