|(a) The vaccine requirements apply to all children
and students entering, attending, enrolling in, and/or transferring
to child-care facilities or public or private primary or secondary
schools or institutions of higher education.
(b) The vaccines required in this section are also
required for all children in the State of Texas, including children
admitted, detained, or committed in Texas Department of Criminal Justice,
Department of State Health Services, and the Texas Juvenile Justice
Department (TJJD) facilities.
(c) The vaccine requirements are adopted as a statewide
control measure for communicable disease as defined in Health and
Safety Code, §81.081 and §81.082.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §97.61 adopted to be effective April 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 3188; amended to be effective March 5, 2009, 34 TexReg 1433; amended to be effective July 28, 2016, 41 TexReg 5422