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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 2DEPARTMENT OF ASSISTIVE AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES
CHAPTER 108EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER NFAMILY COST SHARE SYSTEM
RULE §108.1439Program Fiscal and Recordkeeping Policies

(a) The contractor must:

  (1) use revenue received from the family cost share system only for early childhood intervention services within the HHSC ECI system;

  (2) not supplant any other local fund sources; and

  (3) report fees collected to HHSC ECI as program income.

(b) The family cost share agreement and any financial records related to income, deductions, and payment history shall be kept separate from the child's other educational records, and these records must not be forwarded to a school district or other non-ECI service provider(s) at any time unless requested by the family. All financial records must be maintained in a manner consistent with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

(c) If a family transfers between HHSC ECI contractors, the family cost share agreement, other financial records, and the IFSP are transferred to the receiving HHSC ECI contractor.

(d) The family cost share agreement and financial records are subject to subpoena.


Source Note: The provisions of this §108.1439 adopted to be effective May 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 3449; amended to be effective June 30, 2019, 44 TexReg 3280

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