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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 90OFFENDER EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ALCOHOL AND DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES
SUBCHAPTER DPROGRAM REQUIREMENTS - CURRICULUM, COURSES, CLASSROOMS, CERTIFICATES
RULE §90.47In-Person Classroom Facilities and Equipment

(a) Court-ordered programs and instructors must conduct all in-person classes in appropriate classroom facilities and settings that comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 United States Code, §12101 et seq. The classrooms and setting must be conducive to study and must have:

  (1) enough tables or desks to accommodate each participant without crowding;

  (2) enough chairs sufficient to seat each participant;

  (3) sufficient lighting;

  (4) appropriate acoustics and climate control; and

  (5) classroom facilities easily accessible to all class participants.

(b) Program providers and instructors must not conduct in-person class modules at a personal residence. Each instructor that instructs an in-person court-ordered program must be physically present in the classroom with the participants for each class.

(c) Audiovisual equipment must be in good working order and in good condition for use in class instruction.

(d) Television monitors and projection screens must be at least 25 inches diagonally and videos and slides/transparencies must be maintained in a high-quality condition.

(e) Slides/transparencies and videos must be displayed in a manner which produces a clear image and allows all participants to have an unobstructed view.

(f) Program providers and instructors must ensure that no portion of any court-ordered program course is videotaped or otherwise recorded or broadcast.


Source Note: The provisions of this §90.47 adopted to be effective September 1, 2022, 47 TexReg 5101

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