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Texas Laws | Human Resource Code
HUMAN RESOURCES CODE
TITLE 6. SERVICES FOR THE ELDERLY

(12) a description of the billing and payment procedures and requirements; (8319)

(13) a statement ensuring the ability and right of residents to receive services from providers with whom the establishment does not have a contract; and (8320)

(14) a statement identifying the life safety and fire codes met by the building and a statement indicating whether those codes are comparable to the codes with which an assisted living facility licensed under Chapter 247, Health and Safety Code, must comply. (8321)

Added by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 233, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1999. (8322)

TITLE 7. REHABILITATION OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (8323)(Text)

CHAPTER 111. REHABILITATION SERVICES FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (8324)(Text)

Sec. 111.001. PURPOSE. (8325)(Text)

It is the policy of the State of Texas to provide rehabilitation and related services to eligible individuals with disabilities so that they may prepare for and engage in a gainful occupation or achieve maximum personal independence. (8326)

Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 2419, ch. 842, art. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1979. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 142, Sec. 2, eff. May 17, 1993. (8327)

Sec. 111.002. DEFINITIONS. (8328)(Text)

In this chapter: (8329)

(1) Repealed by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1, Sec. 4.465(a)(92), eff. April 2, 2015. (8330)

(2) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of assistive and rehabilitative services. (8331)

(2-a) "Department" means the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. (8332)

(2-b) "Executive commissioner" means the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission. (8333)

(3) "Individual with a disability" means any individual, except one whose disability is of a visual nature, who has a physical or mental impairment which constitutes a substantial impediment to employment, or to achieving maximum personal independence, but which is of a nature that rehabilitation services may be expected to enable the individual to engage in a gainful occupation or enable the individual to achieve a greater level of self-care and independent living. (8334)

(4) "Substantial impediment to employment" means a physical or mental impairment in light of attendant medical, psychological, vocational, educational, or other related factors that impedes an individual's occupational performance by preventing the individual from obtaining, retaining, or preparing for a gainful occupation consistent with the individual's capacities and abilities. (8335)

(5) "Rehabilitation services" means any equipment, supplies, goods, or services necessary to enable an individual with a disability to engage in a gainful occupation or to achieve maximum personal independence. To enable an individual with a disability to engage in a gainful occupation or achieve maximum personal independence, the department may engage in or contract for activities, including but not limited to: (8336)

(A) evaluation of rehabilitation potential, including diagnostic and related services incidental to the determination of eligibility for services and the nature and scope of services to be provided; (8337)

(B) counseling and guidance; (8338)

(C) physical and mental restoration services necessary to correct or substantially modify a physical or mental condition that is stable or slowly progressive; (8339)

(D) training; (8340)

(E) maintenance for additional costs incurred while participating in rehabilitation services; (8341)

(F) transportation; (8342)

(G) placement in suitable employment; (8343)

(H) postemployment services necessary to maintain suitable employment; (8344)

(I) obtaining occupational licenses, including any license, permit, or other written authority required by a state, city, or other governmental unit to be obtained in order to enter an occupation or small business, and providing tools, equipment, initial stocks, goods, and supplies; and (8345)

(J) providing other equipment, supplies, services, or goods that can reasonably be expected to benefit an individual with a disability in terms of employment in a gainful occupation or achievement of maximum personal independence. (8346)

(6) "Vocational rehabilitation program" means a program that provides rehabilitation services required to enable an individual with a disability to engage in a gainful occupation. (8347)

(7) Repealed by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 198, Sec. 2.116(b); Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 210, Sec. 2. (8348)

(8) Repealed by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1, Sec. 4.465(a)(92), eff. April 2, 2015. (8349)

Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 2419, ch. 842, art. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1979. Amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 338, ch. 77, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1984; Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 603, Sec. 23, eff. Sept. 1, 1985; Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 1052, Sec. 2.09, eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 142, Sec. 3, eff. May 17, 1993; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 393, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 198, Sec. 2.116(b), eff. Sept. 1, 2003; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 210, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2003. (8350)

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