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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 21TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS
CHAPTER 465RULES OF PRACTICE
RULE §465.37Compliance with All Applicable Laws

Licensees comply with all applicable state and federal laws affecting the practice of psychology including, but not limited to:

  (1) Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 611, Mental Health Record;

  (2) Texas Family Code

    (A) Chapter 32, Consent to Medical, Dental, Psychological and Surgical Treatment,

    (B) Chapter 153, Rights to Parents and Other Conservators to Consent to Treatment and Access to Child's Records, and

    (C) Chapter 261, Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect;

  (3) Texas Human Resource Code, Chapter 48, Duty to Report Elder Abuse and Neglect;

  (4) Texas Civil Practice and Remedy Code, Chapter 81, Duty to Report Sexual Exploitation of a Patient by a Mental Health Services Provider;

  (5) Texas Insurance Code as it relates to submission of billing and third-party payments for mental health services provided by a licensee;

  (6) Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Chapter 46B. Incompetency to Stand Trial, Art. 46B.025. Expert's Report and Art. 46B.026. Report Deadline; and Chapter 46C. Insanity Defense, Art 46C.105. Reports Submitted by Experts; and

  (7) 18 United States Code §1347 Health Care Fraud.


Source Note: The provisions of this §465.37 adopted to be effective June 3, 1999, 24 TexReg 4017; amended to be effective March 13, 2000, 25 TexReg 2061; amended to be effective June 5, 2008, 33 TexReg 4325; amended to be effective December 7, 2008, 33 TexReg 10031; amended to be effective September 13, 2010, 35 TexReg 8366

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