2005 Texas Health & Safety Code

TITLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS


TITLE 2. HEALTH
CHAPTER 11. ORGANIZATION OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CHAPTER 12. POWERS AND DUTIES OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
CHAPTER 13. HEALTH DEPARTMENT HOSPITALS AND RESPIRATORY FACILITIES
CHAPTER 31. PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
CHAPTER 32. MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH IMPROVEMENT
CHAPTER 33. PHENYLKETONURIA, OTHER HERITABLE DISEASES, HYPOTHYROIDISM, AND CERTAIN OTHER DISORDERS
CHAPTER 35. CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
CHAPTER 36. SPECIAL SENSES AND COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
CHAPTER 37. ABNORMAL SPINAL CURVATURE IN CHILDREN
CHAPTER 38. PEDICULOSIS OF MINORS
CHAPTER 39. CHILDREN'S OUTREACH HEART PROGRAM
CHAPTER 40. EPILEPSY
CHAPTER 41. HEMOPHILIA
CHAPTER 42. KIDNEY HEALTH CARE
CHAPTER 43. ORAL HEALTH IMPROVEMENT
CHAPTER 44. SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND CRISIS SERVICES
CHAPTER 45. DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY SEAT SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 46. TERTIARY MEDICAL CARE
CHAPTER 47. HEARING LOSS IN NEWBORNS
CHAPTER 48. TRAINING AND REGULATION OF PROMOTORAS AND COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
CHAPTER 49. DONOR EDUCATION, AWARENESS, AND REGISTRY PROGRAM OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 61. INDIGENT HEALTH CARE AND TREATMENT ACT
CHAPTER 62. CHILD HEALTH PLAN FOR CERTAIN LOW-INCOME CHILDREN
CHAPTER 63. HEALTH BENEFITS PLAN FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN
CHAPTER 64. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 81. COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
CHAPTER 82. CANCER REGISTRY
CHAPTER 83. EXPOSURE TO AGENT ORANGE
CHAPTER 84. REPORTING OF OCCUPATIONAL CONDITIONS
CHAPTER 85. ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME AND HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS INFECTION
CHAPTER 86. BREAST CANCER
CHAPTER 87. BIRTH DEFECTS
CHAPTER 88. REPORTS OF CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING
CHAPTER 89. SCREENING AND TREATMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS IN JAILS AND OTHER CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES
CHAPTER 90. OSTEOPOROSIS
CHAPTER 91. PROSTATE CANCER EDUCATION PROGRAM
CHAPTER 92. INJURY PREVENTION AND CONTROL
CHAPTER 93. PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND STROKE
CHAPTER 94. STATE PLAN FOR HEPATITIS C; EDUCATION AND PREVENTION PROGRAM
CHAPTER 95. ACANTHOSIS NIGRICANS SCREENING
CHAPTER 96. RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS
CHAPTER 101. TEXAS COUNCIL ON ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS
CHAPTER 102. TEXAS CANCER COUNCIL
CHAPTER 103. TEXAS DIABETES COUNCIL
CHAPTER 104. STATEWIDE HEALTH COORDINATING COUNCIL AND STATE HEALTH PLAN
CHAPTER 105. HEALTH PROFESSIONS RESOURCE CENTER
CHAPTER 107. HEALTH DISPARITIES TASK FORCE
CHAPTER 108. TEXAS HEALTH CARE INFORMATION COUNCIL
CHAPTER 110. RURAL FOUNDATION
CHAPTER 111. INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON PHARMACEUTICALS BULK PURCHASING
CHAPTER 112. BORDER HEALTH FOUNDATION
CHAPTER 113. TEXAS HEALTH CARE POLICY COUNCIL
CHAPTER 121. LOCAL PUBLIC HEALTH REORGANIZATION ACT
CHAPTER 122. POWERS AND DUTIES OF COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER 141. YOUTH CAMPS
CHAPTER 142. HOME AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES
CHAPTER 143. INDUSTRIAL HOMEWORK
CHAPTER 144. RENDERERS
CHAPTER 145. TANNING FACILITIES
CHAPTER 146. TATTOO AND CERTAIN BODY PIERCING STUDIOS
CHAPTER 161. PUBLIC HEALTH PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 162. BLOOD BANKS AND DONATION OF BLOOD
CHAPTER 163. EDUCATION PROGRAM ABOUT SEXUAL CONDUCT AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
CHAPTER 164. TREATMENT FACILITIES MARKETING AND ADMISSION PRACTICES
CHAPTER 165. BREAST-FEEDING
CHAPTER 166. ADVANCE DIRECTIVES
CHAPTER 167. FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
CHAPTER 168. CARE OF STUDENTS WITH DIABETES
CHAPTER 170. PROHIBITED ACTS REGARDING ABORTION
CHAPTER 171. ABORTION
CHAPTER 181. MEDICAL RECORDS PRIVACY


TITLE 3. VITAL STATISTICS
CHAPTER 191. ADMINISTRATION OF VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS
CHAPTER 192. BIRTH RECORDS
CHAPTER 193. DEATH RECORDS
CHAPTER 194. MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE RECORDS
CHAPTER 195. ENFORCEMENT OF VITAL STATISTICS REPORTING


TITLE 4. HEALTH FACILITIES
CHAPTER 221. HEALTH FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT ACT
CHAPTER 222. HEALTH CARE FACILITY SURVEY, CONSTRUCTION, INSPECTION, AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 223. HOSPITAL PROJECT FINANCING ACT
CHAPTER 225. HEALTH PLANNING AND CAPITAL EXPENDITURE REVIEW
CHAPTER 241. HOSPITALS
CHAPTER 242. CONVALESCENT AND NURSING HOMES AND RELATED INSTITUTIONS
CHAPTER 243. AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS
CHAPTER 244. BIRTHING CENTERS
CHAPTER 245. ABORTION FACILITIES
CHAPTER 246. CONTINUING CARE FACILITIES
CHAPTER 247. ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES
CHAPTER 248. SPECIAL CARE FACILITIES
CHAPTER 249. MATERNITY HOMES
CHAPTER 250. NURSE AIDE REGISTRY AND CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS OF EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT IN CERTAIN FACILITIES SERVING THE ELDERLY OR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
CHAPTER 251. END STAGE RENAL DISEASE FACILITIES
CHAPTER 252. INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR THE MENTALLY RETARDED
CHAPTER 253. EMPLOYEE MISCONDUCT REGISTRY
CHAPTER 255. QUALITY ASSURANCE EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES; RAPID RESPONSE TEAMS
CHAPTER 256. SAFE PATIENT HANDLING AND MOVEMENT PRACTICES
CHAPTER 261. MUNICIPAL HOSPITALS
CHAPTER 262. MUNICIPAL HOSPITAL AUTHORITIES
CHAPTER 263. COUNTY HOSPITALS AND OTHER HEALTH FACILITIES
CHAPTER 264. COUNTY HOSPITAL AUTHORITIES
CHAPTER 265. JOINT MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY HOSPITALS
CHAPTER 281. HOSPITAL DISTRICTS IN COUNTIES OF AT LEAST 190,000
CHAPTER 282. HOSPITAL DISTRICTS IN COUNTIES OF 75,000 OR LESS
CHAPTER 283. OPTIONAL HOSPITAL DISTRICT LAW OF 1957
CHAPTER 284. SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO HOSPITAL DISTRICT BONDS
CHAPTER 285. SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO HOSPITAL DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 286. HOSPITAL DISTRICTS CREATED BY VOTER APPROVAL
CHAPTER 287. HEALTH SERVICES DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 288. HEALTH CARE FUNDING DISTRICTS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES LOCATED ON TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER THAT ARE ADJACENT TO COUNTIES WITH POPULATION OF 50,000 OR MORE
CHAPTER 289. COUNTY HEALTH CARE FUNDING DISTRICTS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES LOCATED ON TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER THAT HAVE POPULATION OF LESS THAN 200,000
CHAPTER 290. COUNTY HEALTH CARE FUNDING DISTRICTS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES WITH POPULATION OF 1.4 MILLION OR LESS
CHAPTER 301. COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS
CHAPTER 311. POWERS AND DUTIES OF HOSPITALS
CHAPTER 312. MEDICAL AND DENTAL CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PUBLIC HOSPITALS
CHAPTER 313. CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT ACT
CHAPTER 314. COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS AMONG HOSPITALS
CHAPTER 321. PROVISION OF MENTAL HEALTH, CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY, AND REHABILITATION SERVICES
CHAPTER 322. USE OF RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION IN CERTAIN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES


TITLE 5. SANITATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
CHAPTER 341. MINIMUM STANDARDS OF SANITATION AND HEALTH PROTECTION MEASURES
CHAPTER 342. LOCAL REGULATION OF SANITATION
CHAPTER 343. ABATEMENT OF PUBLIC NUISANCES
CHAPTER 344. MOSQUITO CONTROL DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 345. BEDDING
CHAPTER 361. SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL ACT
CHAPTER 362. SOLID WASTE RESOURCE RECOVERY FINANCING ACT
CHAPTER 363. MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE
CHAPTER 364. COUNTY SOLID WASTE
CHAPTER 365. LITTER
CHAPTER 366. ON-SITE SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 367. ON-SITE WASTEWATER TREATMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL
CHAPTER 368. COUNTY REGULATION OF TRANSPORTATION OF WASTE
CHAPTER 369. PLASTIC CONTAINERS
CHAPTER 370. TOXIC CHEMICAL RELEASE REPORTING
CHAPTER 371. USED OIL COLLECTION, MANAGEMENT, AND RECYCLING
CHAPTER 372. ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR PLUMBING FIXTURES
CHAPTER 373. WATER CONSERVATION
CHAPTER 374. DRY CLEANER ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE
CHAPTER 375. REMOVAL OF CONVENIENCE SWITCHES
CHAPTER 382. CLEAN AIR ACT
CHAPTER 383. CLEAN AIR FINANCING ACT
CHAPTER 384. AREA EMISSION REDUCTION CREDIT ORGANIZATIONS
CHAPTER 385. INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS
CHAPTER 386. TEXAS EMISSIONS REDUCTION PLAN
CHAPTER 387. NEW TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
CHAPTER 388. TEXAS BUILDING ENERGY PERFORMANCE STANDARDS
CHAPTER 389. EMISSIONS REDUCTION RECOGNITION EFFORTS
CHAPTER 390. CLEAN SCHOOL BUS PROGRAM
CHAPTER 401. RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS AND OTHER SOURCES OF RADIATION
CHAPTER 403. TEXAS LOW-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL COMPACT
CHAPTER 425. REGULATION OF CERTAIN OUTDOOR LIGHTING
CHAPTER 427. TEXAS ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INSTITUTE


TITLE 6. FOOD, DRUGS, ALCOHOL, AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
CHAPTER 431. TEXAS FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC ACT
CHAPTER 432. FOOD, DRUG, DEVICE, AND COSMETIC SALVAGE ACT
CHAPTER 433. TEXAS MEAT AND POULTRY INSPECTION ACT
CHAPTER 434. PUBLIC HEALTH PROVISIONS RELATING TO PRODUCTION OF BAKED GOODS
CHAPTER 435. DAIRY PRODUCTS
CHAPTER 436. AQUATIC LIFE
CHAPTER 437. REGULATION OF FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS, RETAIL FOOD STORES, MOBILE FOOD UNITS, AND ROADSIDE FOOD VENDORS
CHAPTER 438. PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES RELATING TO FOOD
CHAPTER 439. MANUFACTURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF CERTAIN DRUGS
CHAPTER 440. FROZEN DESSERTS MANUFACTURER LICENSING ACT
CHAPTER 441. REGULATION OF BOTTLED AND VENDED DRINKING WATER
CHAPTER 461. TEXAS COMMISSION ON ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
CHAPTER 462. TREATMENT OF CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT PERSONS
CHAPTER 463. CONTRIBUTING TO DELINQUENCY OF HABITUAL DRUNKARD OR NARCOTIC ADDICT
CHAPTER 464. FACILITIES TREATING ALCOHOLICS AND DRUG-DEPENDENT PERSONS
CHAPTER 465. LOCAL DRUG AND ALCOHOL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 466. REGULATION OF NARCOTIC DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 467. PEER ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 468. PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES TO PREVENT THE MANUFACTURE AND USE OF METHAMPHETAMINE
CHAPTER 469. DRUG COURT PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 481. TEXAS CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT
CHAPTER 482. SIMULATED CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
CHAPTER 483. DANGEROUS DRUGS
CHAPTER 485. ABUSABLE VOLATILE CHEMICALS
CHAPTER 486. OVER-THE-COUNTER SALES OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, AND NORPSEUDOEPHEDRINE
CHAPTER 501. HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES
CHAPTER 502. HAZARD COMMUNICATION ACT
CHAPTER 503. HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT OF TOXIC SUBSTANCES AND HARMFUL PHYSICAL AGENTS
CHAPTER 505. MANUFACTURING FACILITY COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT
CHAPTER 506. PUBLIC EMPLOYER COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT
CHAPTER 507. NONMANUFACTURING FACILITIES COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT
CHAPTER 508. AREA QUARANTINE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL OR TOXIC AGENT


TITLE 7. MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION
CHAPTER 531. PROVISIONS GENERALLY APPLICABLE TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION
CHAPTER 532. ORGANIZATION OF TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH AND MENTAL RETARDATION
CHAPTER 533. POWERS AND DUTIES
CHAPTER 534. COMMUNITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 535. SUPPORT SERVICES
CHAPTER 551. GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 552. STATE HOSPITALS
CHAPTER 553. STATE SCHOOLS
CHAPTER 554. STATE CENTERS AND HOMES
CHAPTER 571. GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 572. VOLUNTARY INPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 573. EMERGENCY DETENTION
CHAPTER 574. COURT-ORDERED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 575. ADMISSION AND TRANSFER PROCEDURES FOR INPATIENT SERVICES
CHAPTER 576. RIGHTS OF PATIENTS
CHAPTER 577. PRIVATE MENTAL HOSPITALS AND OTHER MENTAL HEALTH FACILITIES
CHAPTER 578. ELECTROCONVULSIVE AND OTHER THERAPIES
CHAPTER 591. GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 592. RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION
CHAPTER 593. ADMISSION AND COMMITMENT TO MENTAL RETARDATION SERVICES
CHAPTER 594. TRANSFER AND DISCHARGE
CHAPTER 595. RECORDS
CHAPTER 597. CAPACITY OF CLIENTS TO CONSENT TO TREATMENT
CHAPTER 611. MENTAL HEALTH RECORDS
CHAPTER 612. INTERSTATE COMPACT ON MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER 613. KIDNEY DONATION BY WARD WITH MENTAL RETARDATION
CHAPTER 614. TEXAS CORRECTIONAL OFFICE ON OFFENDERS WITH MEDICAL OR MENTAL IMPAIRMENTS
CHAPTER 615. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 616. MENTAL HEALTH COURT PROGRAMS


TITLE 8. DEATH AND DISPOSITION OF THE BODY
CHAPTER 671. DETERMINATION OF DEATH AND AUTOPSY REPORTS
CHAPTER 672. ADULT FATALITY REVIEW AND INVESTIGATION
CHAPTER 673. SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME
CHAPTER 691. ANATOMICAL BOARD OF THE STATE OF TEXAS
CHAPTER 692. TEXAS ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT
CHAPTER 693. REMOVAL OF BODY PARTS, BODY TISSUE, AND CORNEAL TISSUE
CHAPTER 694. BURIAL
CHAPTER 711. GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO CEMETERIES
CHAPTER 712. PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES
CHAPTER 713. LOCAL REGULATION OF CEMETERIES
CHAPTER 714. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO CEMETERIES
CHAPTER 715. CERTAIN HISTORIC CEMETERIES
CHAPTER 716. CREMATORIES


TITLE 9. SAFETY
CHAPTER 751. MASS GATHERINGS
CHAPTER 752. HIGH VOLTAGE OVERHEAD LINES
CHAPTER 753. FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS
CHAPTER 754. ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS, AND RELATED EQUIPMENT
CHAPTER 755. BOILERS
CHAPTER 756. MISCELLANEOUS HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS
CHAPTER 757. POOL YARD ENCLOSURES
CHAPTER 758. BICYCLE SAFETY
CHAPTER 759. ROLLER-SKATING CENTERS
CHAPTER 760. ICE SKATING CENTERS
CHAPTER 765. CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD INFORMATION CHECKS OF EMPLOYEES OF RESIDENTIAL DWELLING PROJECTS
CHAPTER 771. STATE ADMINISTRATION OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 772. LOCAL ADMINISTRATION OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 773. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
CHAPTER 774. LOCAL PROVISION OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
CHAPTER 775. EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 776. EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICTS IN COUNTIES OF 125,000 OR LESS
CHAPTER 777. REGIONAL POISON CONTROL CENTERS
CHAPTER 778. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANCE COMPACT
CHAPTER 779. AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS
CHAPTER 780. TRAUMA FACILITIES AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
CHAPTER 781. PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 791. FIRE ESCAPES
CHAPTER 792. SMOKE DETECTORS IN HOTELS
CHAPTER 793. DISABLING FIRE EXIT ALARMS
CHAPTER 795. USE OF CERTAIN FIRE TRUCKS


TITLE 10. HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ANIMALS
CHAPTER 821. TREATMENT AND DISPOSITION OF ANIMALS
CHAPTER 822. REGULATION OF ANIMALS
CHAPTER 823. ANIMAL SHELTERS
CHAPTER 825. PREDATORY ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PESTS
CHAPTER 826. RABIES
CHAPTER 828. DOG AND CAT STERILIZATION


TITLE 11. CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS
CHAPTER 841. CIVIL COMMITMENT OF SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATORS


TITLE 12. HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH
CHAPTER 1001. DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES



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