Texas Health and Safety Code
Sec. § 574.089
Transportation Plan for Furlough or Discharge


The facility administrator of a mental health facility, in conjunction with the local mental health authority, shall create a transportation plan for a person scheduled to be furloughed or discharged from the facility.


The transportation plan must account for the capacity of the person, must be in writing, and must specify:


who is responsible for transporting the person;


when the person will be transported; and


where the person will arrive.


If the person consents, the facility administrator shall forward the transportation plan to a family member of the person before the person is transported.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1020 (H.B. 4276), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
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