|(a) The Commission's executive director or designee may grant a temporary variance to a facility or group of facilities. (b) To be eligible for a variance, a facility shall show: (1) an alternative method is used to meet the intent of the rule; and (2) the variance will not jeopardize the health, safety, or welfare of clients or compromise substance abuse services. (c) The Commission's executive director or designee will determine if an alternative is equivalent to the written rule and when it will be accepted during licensure reviews. (d) A variance cannot be granted for a statutory requirement. (e) The grounds for, and term of, the variance shall be set forth in writing.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §448.402 adopted to be effective September 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 2020; transferred effective September 1, 2004, as published in the Texas Register September 10, 2004, 29 TexReg 8842