Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 592.011
Rights Guaranteed


(a)

Each person with an intellectual disability in this state has the rights, benefits, and privileges guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the United States and this state.

(b)

The rights specifically listed in this subtitle are in addition to all other rights that persons with an intellectual disability have and are not exclusive or intended to limit the rights guaranteed by the constitution and laws of the United States and this state.
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. 3.1412, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 592.011 — Rights Guaranteed, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­592.­htm#592.­011 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

592.001
Purpose
592.002
Rules
592.011
Rights Guaranteed
592.012
Protection from Exploitation and Abuse
592.013
Least Restrictive Living Environment
592.014
Education
592.015
Employment
592.016
Housing
592.017
Treatment and Services
592.018
Determination of an Intellectual Disability
592.019
Administrative Hearing
592.020
Independent Determination of an Intellectual Disability
592.021
Additional Rights
592.031
Rights in General
592.032
Least Restrictive Alternative
592.033
Individualized Plan
592.034
Review and Reevaluation
592.035
Participation in Planning
592.036
Withdrawal from Voluntary Services
592.037
Freedom from Mistreatment
592.038
Freedom from Unnecessary Medication
592.039
Grievances
592.040
Information About Rights
592.051
General Rights of Residents
592.052
Medical and Dental Care and Treatment
592.053
Standards of Care
592.054
Duties of Director
592.055
Unusual or Hazardous Treatment
592.056
Notification of Trust Exemption
592.102
Use of Restraints
592.103
Standing Orders for Restraints Prohibited
592.104
Straitjackets Prohibited
592.105
Duty to Report
592.106
Conflict with Other Law
592.151
Definitions
592.152
Administration of Psychoactive Medication
592.153
Administration of Medication to Client Committed to Residential Care Facility
592.154
Physician’s Application for Order to Authorize Psychoactive Medication
592.155
Rights of Client
592.156
Hearing and Order Authorizing Psychoactive Medication
592.157
Finding that Client Presents a Danger
592.158
Appeal
592.159
Effect of Order
592.160
Expiration of Order

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 592.011’s source at texas​.gov