Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 464.003

This subchapter does not apply to:


a facility maintained or operated by the federal government;


a facility directly operated by the state;


a facility licensed by the department under Chapter 241 (Hospitals), 243 (Ambulatory Surgical Centers), 248 (Special Care Facilities), 466 (Regulation of Narcotic Drug Treatment Programs), or 577 (Private Mental Hospitals and Other Mental Health Facilities);


an educational program for intoxicated drivers;


the individual office of a private, licensed health care practitioner who personally renders private individual or group services within the scope of the practitioner’s license and in the practitioner’s office;


an individual who personally provides counseling or support services to a person with a chemical dependency but does not offer or purport to offer a chemical dependency treatment program;


a 12-step or similar self-help chemical dependency recovery program:


that does not offer or purport to offer a chemical dependency treatment program;


that does not charge program participants; and


in which program participants may maintain anonymity;


a juvenile justice facility or juvenile justice program, as defined by Section 261.405 (Investigations in Juvenile Justice Programs and Facilities), Family Code; or


a satellite office or location in which the person providing services is operating under the supervision of a licensed outpatient care facility and the services delivered at the satellite site fall within the scope of the licensure of the outpatient care facility.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 14, Sec. 180, eff. Sept. 1, 1991; Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 410, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 28, 1995; Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 577, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1181, eff. April 2, 2015.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 747 (S.B. 1314), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1323 (H.B. 4298), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 464.003 — Exemptions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­464.­htm#464.­003 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 464.003’s source at texas​.gov