Texas Human Resources Code
Sec. § 48.003
Investigations in Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, and Similar Facilities


(a)

Except as provided by Subsection (c), this chapter does not apply if the alleged or suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation occurs in a facility licensed under Chapter 242 (Convalescent and Nursing Facilities and Related Institutions) or 247 (Assisted Living Facilities), Health and Safety Code.

(b)

Alleged or suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation that occurs in a facility licensed under Chapter 242 (Convalescent and Nursing Facilities and Related Institutions) or 247 (Assisted Living Facilities), Health and Safety Code, is governed by Chapter 260A (Reports of Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Residents of Certain Facilities), Health and Safety Code, except as otherwise provided by Subsection (c).

(c)

Subchapter F applies to an investigation of alleged or suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation in which a provider of home and community-based services is or may be alleged to have committed the abuse, neglect, or exploitation, regardless of whether the facility in which those services were provided is licensed under Chapter 242 (Convalescent and Nursing Facilities and Related Institutions) or 247 (Assisted Living Facilities), Health and Safety Code.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 303, Sec. 14, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. Renumbered from Sec. 48.085 and amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 907, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 7 (S.B. 7), Sec. 1.05(l), eff. September 28, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 860 (S.B. 1880), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1272 (S.B. 760), Sec. 11, eff. September 1, 2015.
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