Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 322.001

In this chapter:


“Facility” means:


a general residential operation, as defined by Section 42.002 (Definitions), Human Resources Code, including a state-operated facility, serving children with an intellectual disability;


an ICF-IID licensed by the Department of Aging and Disability Services under Chapter 252 (Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability) or operated by that department and exempt under Section 252.003 (Exemptions) from the licensing requirements of that chapter;


a mental hospital or mental health facility, as defined by Section 571.003 (Definitions);


an institution, as defined by Section 242.002 (Definitions);


an assisted living facility, as defined by Section 247.002 (Definitions); or


a treatment facility, as defined by Section 464.001 (Definitions).


“Health and human services agency” means an agency listed in Section 531.001 (Definitions), Government Code.


“Health and human services agency” means an agency listed in Section 521.0001 (Definitions), Government Code.


“Seclusion” means the involuntary separation of a resident from other residents and the placement of the resident alone in an area from which the resident is prevented from leaving.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 698 (S.B. 325), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0856, eff. April 2, 2015.
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 769 (H.B. 4611), Sec. 2.49, eff. April 1, 2025.

Source: Section 322.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­322.­htm#322.­001 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 322.001’s source at texas​.gov