Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 42.008
Denial, Modification, Suspension, or Termination of Services


After notice and an opportunity for a hearing, the department for cause may deny the application of or modify, suspend, or terminate services to an applicant for or recipient of services.


The program rules adopted by the executive commissioner must contain the criteria for the department’s action under this section.


Chapter 2001 (Administrative Procedure), Government Code, does not apply to the granting, denial, modification, suspension, or termination of services provided under this chapter. Hearings under this section must be conducted in accordance with the department’s hearing rules.


This section does not apply if program services are restricted to conform to budgetary limitations that require the executive commissioner to adopt service priorities regarding types of services to be furnished or classes of eligible persons.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 5.95(66), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0148, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 42.008 — Denial, Modification, Suspension, or Termination of Services, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­42.­htm#42.­008 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 42.008’s source at texas​.gov