|(a) Yes, but when a volunteer, a volunteer's family,
or a sponsoring family takes a child who is in care for an overnight
or weekend visit, this is a volunteer activity.
(b) Neither the volunteer nor the family would have
to comply with employee or caregiver requirements, but:
(1) The volunteer and/or the family would have to meet
the relevant background checks; and
(2) In order for a volunteer or a family to take a
child out of care for more than 48 hours, you must get written approval
from the parent.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §748.725 adopted to be effective January 1, 2007, 31 TexReg 7377; amended to be effective January 1, 2017, 41 TexReg 10393; transferred effective March 9, 2018, as published in the Texas Register February 16, 2018, 43 TexReg 909