Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 33.053
Dedicated Use


The department may use any money remaining in the account after paying the costs of operating the newborn screening program established under this chapter only to:


pay the costs of offering additional newborn screening tests not offered under this chapter before September 1, 2019, including the operational costs incurred during the first year of implementing the additional tests; and


pay for capital assets, equipment, and renovations for the laboratory established by the department to ensure the continuous operation of the newborn screening program.


The department may not use money from the account for the department’s general operating expenses.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 599 (S.B. 747), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2019.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 973 (S.B. 748), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 33.053 — Dedicated Use, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­33.­htm#33.­053 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 33.053’s source at texas​.gov