Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 613.005
Interview and Evaluation Order by Court


Before the eighth day after the date of the hearing, the court shall interview the ward with an intellectual disability to determine if the ward assents to the donation. The interview shall be conducted in chambers and out of the presence of the guardian.


If the court considers it necessary, the court may order the performance of a determination of intellectual disability, as provided by Section 593.005 (Determination of an Intellectual Disability), to help the court evaluate the ward’s capacity to agree to the donation.
Added by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 60, Sec. 17, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by:
Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 30 (H.B. 446), Sec. 6.12, eff. September 1, 2023.

Source: Section 613.005 — Interview and Evaluation Order by Court, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­613.­htm#613.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 613.005’s source at texas​.gov