Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 534.017
Fees for Services


A community center shall charge reasonable fees for services the center provides, unless prohibited by other service contracts or law.


The community center may not deny services to a person because of inability to pay for the services.


The community center has the same rights, privileges, and powers for collecting fees for treating patients or clients that each appropriate department has by law.


The county or district attorney of the county in which the community center is located shall represent the center in collecting fees when the center’s executive director requests the assistance.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 107, Sec. 6.22, eff. Aug. 30, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1336, eff. April 2, 2015.

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