The following words and terms, when used in this subchapter,
have the following meanings.
(1) Adaptive behavior--The effectiveness with which,
or degree to which, an individual meets the standards of personal
independence and social responsibility expected of the individual's
age and cultural group.
(2) Competency restoration--The treatment or education
process for restoring an individual's ability to consult with the
individual's attorney with a reasonable degree of rational understanding,
including a rational and factual understanding of the court proceedings
and charges against the individual.
(3) Court--A court of law presided over by a judge,
judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases.
(4) Extension--The term has the meaning described in
Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 46B.080(d). An extension
begins on the later of:
(A) the date the court enters the order under Article
(B) the date competency restoration services begin
pursuant to the order entered under Article 46B.080(a).
(5) HHSC--Texas Health and Human Services Commission
or its designee.
(6) Individual--A person receiving services under this
(7) IST--Incompetent to stand trial. The term has the
meaning described in Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 46B.003.
(8) LBHA--Local behavioral health authority. An entity
designated as an LBHA by HHSC in accordance with Texas Health and
Safety Code §533.0356.
(9) LIDDA--Local intellectual and developmental disability
authority. An entity designated as a LIDDA by HHSC in accordance with
Texas Health and Safety Code §533A.035(a).
(10) LMHA--Local mental health authority. An entity
designated as an LMHA by HHSC in accordance with Texas Health and
Safety Code §533.035.
(11) Medical record--An organized account of information
relevant to the medical services provided to an individual, including
an individual's history, present illness, findings on examination,
treatment and discharge plans, details of direct and indirect care
and services, and notes on progress.
(12) OCR--Outpatient competency restoration. A community-based
program with the specific objective of attaining restoration to competency
pursuant to Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 46B.
(13) OCR provider--An entity identified in §307.153
of this subchapter (relating to Application) that provides OCR services.
(14) Ombudsman--The Ombudsman for Behavioral Health
Access to Care established by Texas Government Code §531.02251,
including care for mental health conditions and substance use disorders.
(15) Subcontractor--A person or entity that contracts
with an OCR provider to provide OCR services.
(16) TAC--Texas Administrative Code.