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CHAPTER 8A
BOARDING HOME FACILITIES
ARTICLE I.
GENERAL PROVISIONS.
Sec. 8A-1.   Purpose.
Sec. 8A-2.   Definitions.
Sec. 8A-3.   Authority of director.
ARTICLE II.
ADMINISTRATIVE.
Sec. 8A-4.   License required.
Sec. 8A-5.   Exemptions.
Sec. 8A-6.   License application.
Sec. 8A-7.   Notification of change of information.
Sec. 8A-8.   Fees.
Sec. 8A-9.   Issuance and denial of license.
Sec. 8A-10.   Prohibition of new residents; suspension of license.
Sec. 8A-11.   Revocation of license.
Sec. 8A-12.   Appeals of denials, suspensions, and revocations.
Sec. 8A-13.   Expiration and renewal of license.
Sec. 8A-14.   Nontransferability.
Sec. 8A-15.   Records.
Sec. 8A-16.   Posting requirements.
Sec. 8A-17.   Emergency response information.
Sec. 8A-18.   Failure to pay ad valorem taxes, fees, fines and penalties.
Sec. 8A-19.   Reasonable accommodations.
Sec. 8A-20.   Inspections; fees.
Sec. 8A-21.   Reports to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
Sec. 8A-21.1.   When written notice is deemed delivered.
ARTICLE III.
STRUCTURE AND MAINTENANCE.
Sec. 8A-22.   Construction, remodeling, and maintenance.
Sec. 8A-23.   Sleeping rooms.
Sec. 8A-24.   Bathroom facilities.
Sec. 8A-25.   Telephone.
Sec. 8A-26.   Laundry facilities.
Sec. 8A-27.   Kitchen.
Sec. 8A-28.   Dining room.
ARTICLE IV.
RESIDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY.
Sec. 8A-29.   Emergency precautions.
Sec. 8A-30.   Water quality.
Sec. 8A-31.   Linens and laundry.
Sec. 8A-32.   Poisonous, toxic, and flammable materials.
Sec. 8A-33.   Food and drink; meals.
Sec. 8A-34.   Policies and procedures to ensure resident health and safety.
Sec. 8A-35.   Assistance with self-administration of medication.
Sec. 8A-36.   Requirements for in-service education of boarding home facility staff.
Sec. 8A-37.   Criminal history.
Sec. 8A-38.   Qualifications to own, operate, or work in facilities with persons recovering from substance or alcohol abuse.
Sec. 8A-39.   Assessment and periodic monitoring of residents.
ARTICLE V.
ENFORCEMENT.
Sec. 8A-40.   Violations; penalty.