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TITLE 26HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PART 1HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 746MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR CHILD-CARE CENTERS
SUBCHAPTER CRECORD KEEPING
DIVISION 4PERSONNEL RECORDS
RULE §746.901What information must I maintain in my personnel records?

You must have the following records at the child-care center and available for review during hours of operation for each employee, caregiver, substitute, and volunteer as specified in this chapter:

  (1) Documentation showing the dates of the first and last day on the job;

  (2) Documentation showing how the employee meets the minimum age and education qualifications, if applicable;

  (3) A copy of a health card or health care professional's statement verifying the employee is free of active tuberculosis, if required by the regional Texas Department of State Health Services TB program or local health authority;

  (4) A notarized Licensing Affidavit for Applicants for Employment form as specified in Human Resources Code, §42.059;

  (5) A record of training hours;

  (6) A statement signed and dated by the employee showing he has received a copy of the child-care center's:

    (A) Operational policies; and

    (B) Personnel policies;

  (7) Proof of request for background checks required under 40 TAC Chapter 745, Subchapter F (relating to Background Checks);

  (8) A copy of a photo identification;

  (9) A copy of a current driver's license for each person who transports a child in care; and

  (10) A statement signed and dated by the employee verifying the date the employee attended training during orientation that includes an overview of your policy on the prevention, recognition, and reporting of child maltreatment outlined in §746.1303 of this chapter (relating to What must orientation for employees at my child-care center include?).


Source Note: The provisions of this §746.901 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, 2014, 39 TexReg 1189; amended to be effective September 1, 2016, 41 TexReg 6240; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909; amended to be effective October 8, 2018, 43 TexReg 6649

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