Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 257.001

In this chapter:


“Committee” means a nurse staffing committee required by this chapter.


“Department” means the Department of State Health Services.


“Hospital” means:


a general hospital or special hospital, as those terms are defined by Section 241.003 (Definitions), including a hospital maintained or operated by this state; or


a mental hospital licensed under Chapter 577 (Private Mental Hospitals and Other Mental Health Facilities).


“Patient care unit” means a unit or area of a hospital in which registered nurses provide patient care.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 742 (S.B. 476), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 257.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­257.­htm#257.­001 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 257.001’s source at texas​.gov