Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 489.052
Informed Consent


Before receiving an investigational drug, biological product, or device, an eligible patient must sign a written informed consent. If the patient is a minor or lacks the mental capacity to provide informed consent, a parent or legal guardian may provide informed consent on the patient’s behalf.


The executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission by rule may adopt a form for the informed consent under this section.
Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 502 (H.B. 21), Sec. 2, eff. June 16, 2015.

Source: Section 489.052 — Informed Consent, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­489.­htm#489.­052 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 489.052’s source at texas​.gov