Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 42.005


The executive commissioner may establish standards for the accreditation of all facilities designed or intended to deliver care or treatment for persons with end stage renal disease, and the department shall maintain all established standards.


The department may conduct surveys of existing facilities in this state that diagnose, evaluate, and treat patients with end stage renal disease and may prepare and submit its findings and a specific program of action.


The department may evaluate the need to create local or regional facilities and to establish a major kidney research center.


The department may:


establish or construct rehabilitation facilities and workshops;


make grants to public agencies and make contracts or other arrangements with public and other nonprofit agencies, organizations, or institutions for the establishment of workshops and rehabilitation facilities; and


operate facilities to carry out this chapter.


Repealed by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1, Sec. 3.1639(18), eff. April 2, 2015.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0145, eff. April 2, 2015.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1639(18), eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 42.005 — Facilities, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­42.­htm#42.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 42.005’s source at texas​.gov