Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 88.005
Reporting Procedures


The executive commissioner shall prescribe the form and method of reporting under this chapter, including a report in writing, by telephone, or by electronic data transmission.


The executive commissioner by rule may require the reports to contain any information relating to a case that is necessary for the purposes of this chapter, including:


the child’s name, address, age, sex, and race;


the child’s blood lead concentration;


the procedure used to determine the child’s blood lead concentration; and


the name of the attending physician.


The commissioner may authorize an alternate routing of information in particular cases if the commissioner determines that the customary reporting procedure would cause the information to be unduly delayed.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 965, Sec. 52, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0305, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 88.005 — Reporting Procedures, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­88.­htm#88.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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