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TITLE 26HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PART 1HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 746MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR CHILD-CARE CENTERS
SUBCHAPTER BADMINISTRATION AND COMMUNICATION
DIVISION 2REQUIRED NOTIFICATION
RULE §746.305What other situations require notification to Licensing?

(a) You must notify us as soon as possible, but no later than two days after:

  (1) Any occurrence that renders all or part of your center unsafe or unsanitary for a child;

  (2) Injury to a child in your care that requires treatment by a health-care professional;

  (3) You become aware that an employee or child in your care contracts an illness deemed notifiable by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) as specified in 25 TAC Chapter 97, Subchapter A (relating to Control of Communicable Diseases);

  (4) A person for which you are required to request a background check under Chapter 745, Subchapter F of this title (relating to Background Checks) is arrested or charged with a crime;

  (5) The occurrence of any other situation, which places a child at risk, such as forgetting a child in a center vehicle or on the playground or not preventing a child from wandering away from the child-care center unsupervised; and

  (6) A new individual becomes a controlling person at your operation, or an individual that was previously a controlling person ceases to be a controlling person at your operation.

(b) You must notify us immediately if a child dies while in your care.


Source Note: The provisions of this §746.305 adopted to be effective September 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 1402; amended to be effective December 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 10238; amended to be effective March 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 928; amended to be effective December 1, 2012, 37 TexReg 9136; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909

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