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TITLE 26HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PART 1HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 307BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS
SUBCHAPTER DOUTPATIENT COMPETENCY RESTORATION
RULE §307.157Criteria for Admission to an Outpatient Competency Restoration Program

(a) To be eligible to participate in an OCR program, a court must order an individual's participation after determining that an appropriate OCR program is available for the individual and determining that the individual:

  (1) is incompetent to stand trial;

  (2) is not a danger to others;

  (3) may be safely treated on an outpatient basis with the specific objective to attain competency; and

  (4) is charged with an offense eligible for OCR pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 46B.

(b) An individual is ineligible to receive OCR services if a court determines the individual is unlikely to restore to competency in the foreseeable future.


Source Note: The provisions of this §307.157 adopted to be effective February 9, 2021, 46 TexReg 918

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