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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 42DEAF BLIND WITH MULTIPLE DISABILITIES (DBMD) PROGRAM AND COMMUNITY FIRST CHOICE (CFC) SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER EASSISTANCE WITH PERSONAL FUNDS MANAGEMENT
RULE §42.501Request for Assistance with Personal Funds Management

(a) If a program provider offers assistance with personal funds management, the program provider must have written authorization from an individual or LAR before accepting an individual's personal funds for deposit in a trust fund account. The program provider must:

  (1) ensure the written authorization is signed and dated by the individual or LAR;

  (2) provide the individual or LAR with a copy of the original written authorization; and

  (3) maintain the original of the written authorization in the individual's record.

(b) Before the program provider accepts an individual's personal funds for deposit in a trust fund account, the program provider must inform the individual or LAR, orally and in writing, of:

  (1) the individual's rights and responsibilities regarding personal funds management; and

  (2) the program provider's responsibilities for providing assistance with managing the individual's personal funds in a trust fund account as described in this subchapter.

(c) The program provider must not require an individual or LAR to request the program provider's assistance with management of the individual's personal funds.


Source Note: The provisions of this §42.501 adopted to be effective June 15, 2010, 35 TexReg 5042

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