Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 1003.001
Establishment of Adult Stem Cell Bank


If the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission determines that it will be cost-effective and increase the efficiency or quality of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state, the executive commissioner by rule shall establish eligibility criteria for the creation and operation of an autologous adult stem cell bank.


In adopting the rules under Subsection (a), the executive commissioner shall consider:


the ability of the applicant to establish, operate, and maintain an autologous adult stem cell bank and to provide related services; and


the demonstrated experience of the applicant in operating similar facilities in this state.


This section does not affect the application of or apply to Chapter 162 (Blood Banks and Donation of Blood).
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 7 (S.B. 7), Sec. 14.01, eff. September 28, 2011.

Source: Section 1003.001 — Establishment of Adult Stem Cell Bank, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­1003.­htm#1003.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1003.001’s source at texas​.gov