Health & Safety Code Section 245.010
(a)The rules must contain minimum standards to protect the health and safety of a patient of an abortion facility and must contain provisions requiring compliance with the requirements of Subchapter B (Informed Consent Required), Chapter 171 (Abortion). On and after September 1, 2014, the minimum standards for an abortion facility must be equivalent to the minimum standards adopted under Section 243.010 (Minimum Standards) for ambulatory surgical centers.
(b)Only a physician as defined by Subtitle B, Title 3, Occupations Code, may perform an abortion.
(c)Repealed by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., 2nd C.S., Ch. 1, Sec. 8, eff. September 1, 2014.
(d)This section does not authorize the executive commissioner to:
(1)establish the qualifications of a licensed practitioner; or
(2)permit a person to provide health care services who is not authorized to provide those services under other laws of this state.
Section 245.010 — Minimum Standards,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.245.htm#245.010 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).