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Department of State Health Services

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 created the new Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and transferred certain of the respective powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities of the Texas Department of Health (TDH), Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (TDMHMR), Texas Health Care Information Council (HCIC), and Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (TCADA) to the new agency. The agency rules associated with those duties and activities will be transferred and reorganized under Title 25, Part 1 of the Texas Administrative Code.

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

Please refer to the conversion charts that outline the rule transfers from TDMHMR, HCIC, and TCADA to the new Department of State Health Services. The TDH rules will remain in Title 25, Part 1 with their current rule numbers.

Figure: 25 TAC Part 2

Figure: 25 TAC Part 16

Figure: 40 TAC Part 3

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Department of Aging and Disability Services

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 created the new Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) and transferred certain of the respective powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities of the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS), Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (TDMHMR), and Texas Department on Aging (TDoA) to the new agency. The agency rules associated with those duties and activities will be transferred and reorganized under Title 40, Part 1 of the Texas Administrative Code.

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

Please refer to the conversion charts that outline the rule transfers from TDMHMR and TDoA to the new Department of Aging and Disability Services. The DHS rules will remain in Title 40, Part 1 with their current rule numbers.

Figure: 25 TAC Part 2

Figure: 40 TAC Part 9

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Texas Department of Health

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 abolished the Texas Department of Health (TDH) and transferred certain of its powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities to the new Department of State Health Services (DSHS). The TDH rules associated with those duties and activities will continue to reside in Title 25, Part 1 of the Texas Administrative Code. The chapter and section numbers of rules remaining in Title 25, Part 1 will not change; however, the name of the part will change to "Department of State Health Services."

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

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Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 abolished the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation (TDMHMR) and transferred certain of its powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities to the new Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and the new Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). TDMHMR rules transferring to DSHS will be reorganized under Title 25, Part 1 of the Texas Administrative Code. TDMHMR rules transferring to DADS will be reorganized under Title 40, Part 1. Some TDMHMR rules will be duplicated in Title 25, Part 1 and Title 40, Part 1.

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

Please refer to Figure: 25 TAC Part 2 for the conversion chart for TDMHMR rules transferred to DSHS and DADS.

Figure: 25 TAC Part 2

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Texas Health Care Information Council

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 abolished the Texas Health Care Information Council (HCIC) and transferred certain of its powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities to the new Department of State Health Services (DSHS). All HCIC administrative rules will transfer from Title 25, Part 16 of the Texas Administrative Code to DSHS and will be reorganized under Title 25, Part 1.

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

Please refer to Figure: 25 TAC Part 16 for the complete conversion chart.

Figure: 25 TAC Part 16

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Texas Department of Human Services

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 abolished the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) and transferred certain of its powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities to the new Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). The DHS rules associated with those duties and activities will continue to reside in Title 40, Part 1 of the Texas Administrative Code. The chapter and section numbers of the rules remaining in Title 40, Part 1 will not change; however, the name of the part will change to "Department of Aging and Disability Services."

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

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Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 abolished the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (TCADA) and transferred certain of its powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities to the new Department of State Health Services (DSHS). All TCADA administrative rules will transfer from Title 40, Part 3 of the Texas Administrative Code to DSHS and will be reorganized under Title 25, Part 1.

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

Please refer to Figure: 40 TAC Part 3 for the complete conversion chart.

Figure: 40 TAC Part 3

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Texas Department on Aging

Rule Transfer

Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, R.S. (2003), the Governor and the legislature have directed the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to consolidate the organizational structures and functions of the health and human services agencies, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans. House Bill 2292 abolished certain agencies and created new ones. As part of the consolidation, the administrative rules of the legacy agencies will transfer either to a new agency or to HHSC.

House Bill 2292 abolished the Texas Department on Aging (TDoA) and transferred certain of its powers, duties, functions, programs, and activities to the new Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). All TDoA administrative rules will be transferred from Title 40, Part 9 of the Texas Administrative Code to DADS and will be reorganized under Title 40, Part 1.

The transfer is effective September 1, 2004.

Please refer to Figure: 40 TAC Part 9 for the complete conversion chart.

Figure: 40 TAC Part 9

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