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Texas Laws | Human Resource Code
HUMAN RESOURCES CODE
TITLE 2. HUMAN SERVICES AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES IN GENERAL

(a) The commission may render an order vacating or staying an order suspending a license if the person has paid all amounts owed to the commission or has established a satisfactory payment record. (580)

(b) The commission shall promptly deliver an order vacating or staying an order suspending a license to the appropriate licensing authority. (581)

(c) On receipt of an order vacating or staying an order suspending a license, the licensing authority shall promptly reinstate and return the affected license to the person if the person is otherwise qualified for the license. (582)

(d) An order rendered under this section does not affect the right of the commission to any other remedy provided by law, including the right to seek relief under this chapter. An order rendered under this section does not affect the power of a licensing authority to grant, deny, suspend, revoke, terminate, or renew a license as otherwise provided by law. (583)

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1153, Sec. 5.01(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (584)

Amended by: (585)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.038, eff. April 2, 2015. (586)

Sec. 23.014. FEE BY LICENSING AUTHORITY. (587)(Text)

A licensing authority may charge a fee to a person who is the subject of an order suspending a license in an amount sufficient to recover the administrative costs incurred by the authority under this chapter. (588)

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1153, Sec. 5.01(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (589)

Amended by: (590)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.038, eff. April 2, 2015. (591)

Sec. 23.015. COOPERATION BETWEEN LICENSING AUTHORITIES AND COMMISSION. (592)(Text)

(a) The commission may request from each licensing authority the name, address, social security number, license renewal date, and other identifying information for each individual who holds, applies for, or renews a license issued by the authority. (593)

(b) A licensing authority shall provide the requested information in the manner agreed to by the commission and the licensing authority. (594)

(c) The commission may enter into a cooperative agreement with a licensing authority to administer this chapter in a cost-effective manner. (595)

(d) The commission may adopt a reasonable implementation schedule for the requirements of this section. (596)

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1153, Sec. 5.01(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (597)

Amended by: (598)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.038, eff. April 2, 2015. (599)

Sec. 23.016. RULES, FORMS, AND PROCEDURES. (600)(Text)

The executive commissioner by rule shall prescribe forms and procedures for the implementation of this chapter. (601)

Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1153, Sec. 5.01(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (602)

Amended by: (603)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.038, eff. April 2, 2015. (604)

SUBTITLE C. ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (605)(Text)

CHAPTER 31. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SERVICE PROGRAMS (606)(Text)
SUBCHAPTER A. ELIGIBILITY FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES (607)(Text)
Sec. 31.001. TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES. (608)(Text)

The commission shall provide financial assistance and services to families with dependent children in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. The commission shall give first priority in administering this chapter to assisting an adult recipient of or unemployed applicant for the financial assistance and services in finding and retaining a job. (609)

Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 2343, ch. 842, art. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1979. Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 655, Sec. 1.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1995. (610)

Amended by: (611)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.039, eff. April 2, 2015. (612)

Sec. 31.002. DEFINITION OF DEPENDENT CHILD. (613)(Text)

(a) In this chapter, the term "dependent child" applies to a child: (614)

(1) who is a resident of this state; (615)

(2) who is under 18 years of age or is under 19 years of age and is a full-time student in a secondary school or at the equivalent level of vocational or technical training if, before the child's 19th birthday, the child may reasonably be expected to complete the secondary school or training program; (616)

(3) who has been deprived of parental support or care because of the death, continued absence from home, or physical or mental incapacity of a parent; (617)

(4) who has insufficient income or other resources to provide a reasonable subsistence compatible with health and decency; and (618)

(5) who is living in the home residence of his or her father, mother, grandfather, grandmother, brother, sister, stepfather, stepmother, stepbrother, stepsister, uncle, aunt, first cousin, nephew, or niece. (619)

(b) In this chapter, the term "dependent child" also applies to a child: (620)

(1) who meets the specifications set forth in Subsections (a)(1)-(4); (621)

(2) who has been removed from the home of a relative specified in Subsection (a)(5) as a result of a judicial determination that the child's residence there is contrary to his or her welfare; (622)

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