|(a) A license holder may not relocate a facility to
another location without approval from the Texas Health and Human
Services Commission (HHSC). The license holder must submit a complete
application and the fee required under §551.19 of this subchapter
(relating to License Fees) to HHSC, through the online portal, before
(b) Residents may not be relocated until the new building
has been inspected and approved as meeting the standards of the Life
Safety Code as applicable to intermediate care facilities serving
persons with an intellectual disability or a related condition.
(c) Following Life Safety Code approval by HHSC, the
license holder must notify HHSC of the date residents will be relocated.
If the new facility meets the standards for operation based on an
on-site survey, a license will be issued.
(d) The effective date of the license will be the date
all residents are relocated.
(e) The license holder must continue to maintain the
license at the current location and must continue to meet all requirements
for operation of the facility until the date of the relocation.
(f) This section applies to relocation of a currently
licensed facility, as described in §551.14 of this subchapter
(relating to Increase in Capacity) for regulations governing capacity
|Source Note: The provisions of this §551.22 adopted to be effective May 1, 2002, 27 TexReg 3369; transferred effective May 1, 2019, as published in the Texas Register April 12, 2019, 44 TexReg 1883; amended to be effective February 24, 2022, 47 TexReg 787