Health & Safety Code Section 323.001
(1)“Commission” means the Health and Human Services Commission.
(2)“Department” means the Department of State Health Services.
(3)“Health care facility” means a general or special hospital licensed under Chapter 241 (Hospitals), a general or special hospital owned by this state, or a freestanding emergency medical care facility licensed under Chapter 254 (Freestanding Emergency Medical Care Facilities).
(3-a)“SAFE-ready facility” means a health care facility designated as a sexual assault forensic exam-ready facility under Section 323.0015 (Safe-ready Facilities). The term includes a SAFE program designated as a SAFE-ready facility under Section 323.052 (Operation of Safe Program; Designation of Safe Program as Safe-ready Facility).
(3-b)“SAFE program” has the meaning assigned by Section 323.051 (Definitions).
(4)“Sexual assault” means any act as described by Section 22.011 (Sexual Assault) or 22.021 (Aggravated Sexual Assault), Penal Code.
(4-a)“Sexual assault forensic examiner” means a certified sexual assault nurse examiner or a physician with specialized training on conducting a forensic medical examination.
(5)“Sexual assault survivor” means an individual who is a victim of a sexual assault, regardless of whether a report is made or a conviction is obtained in the incident.
Section 323.001 — Definitions,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.323.htm#323.001 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).