Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 534.069
Criteria for Providing Funds for Start-up Costs


The executive commissioner by rule shall develop criteria to regulate the provision of payment to a private provider for start-up costs associated with the development of residential and other community services for persons with mental illness.


The criteria shall provide that start-up funds be awarded only as a last resort and shall include provisions relating to:


the purposes for which start-up funds may be used;


the ownership of capital property and equipment obtained by the use of start-up funds; and


the obligation of the private provider to repay the start-up funds awarded by the department by direct repayment or by providing services for a period agreed to by the parties.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1336, eff. April 2, 2015.

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