Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 37||PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS|
|PART 9||TEXAS COMMISSION ON JAIL STANDARDS|
|CHAPTER 259||NEW CONSTRUCTION RULES|
|SUBCHAPTER G||TEMPORARY HOUSING--BUILDINGS|
All doors shall have commercial grade or detention hardware to provide the level of security sought to be achieved. All exit doors shall have a minimum width of 36 inches. Key override feature shall be available on all electric or mechanical locks. Maximum distance from any point in the building to an exit shall not exceed 150 feet. All swinging doors shall be installed to swing in the direction of exit traffic. Where provided, operable windows shall be equipped with insect screens. Adequate mechanical ventilation shall be provided when operable windows are not provided.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §259.611 adopted to be effective April 28, 1994, 19 TexReg 2960.|