Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 63.003
Health Benefits Plan Coverage for Certain Children

The executive commissioner shall develop and implement a program to provide health benefits plan coverage for a child who:


is a qualified alien, as that term is defined by 8 U.S.C. Section 1641(b);


is younger than 19 years of age;


entered the United States after August 22, 1996;


has resided in the United States for less than five years; and


meets the income eligibility requirement of, but is not eligible for assistance under:


the child health plan program under Chapter 62 (Child Health Plan for Certain Low-income Children); or


the medical assistance program under Chapter 32 (Medical Assistance Program), Human Resources Code.
Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 235, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0212, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 63.003 — Health Benefits Plan Coverage for Certain Children, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­63.­htm#63.­003 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 63.003’s source at texas​.gov