Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 258.002
Mandatory Overtime

For purposes of this chapter, “mandatory overtime” means a requirement that a nurse work hours or days that are in addition to the hours or days scheduled, regardless of the length of a scheduled shift or the number of scheduled shifts each week. In determining whether work is mandatory overtime, prescheduled on-call time or time immediately before or after a scheduled shift necessary to document or communicate patient status to ensure patient safety is not included.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 742 (S.B. 476), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 258.002 — Mandatory Overtime, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­258.­htm#258.­002 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 258.002’s source at texas​.gov