Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 597.021
Icf-iid Assessment of Client’s Capacity to Consent to Treatment


The executive commissioner by rule shall require an ICF-IID certified in this state to assess the capacity of each adult client without a legal guardian to make treatment decisions when there is evidence to suggest the individual is not capable of making a decision covered under this chapter.


The rules must require the use of a uniform assessment process prescribed by department rule to determine a client’s capacity to make treatment decisions.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 530, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1993. Reenacted by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 538, Sec. 1, eff. June 18, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1477, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 597.021 — Icf-iid Assessment of Client's Capacity to Consent to Treatment, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­597.­htm#597.­021 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 597.021’s source at texas​.gov