HHSC Adopts New Child Care Rules for Changes in Location for Certain Child Care Operations

HHSC adopted rules in:

  • Chapter 745, Licensing
  • Chapter 748, Minimum Standards for General Residential Operations
  • Chapter 749, Minimum Standards for Child-Placing Agencies

The rules are effective Nov. 23, 2022.

Visit the Child Care Regulation (CCR) Minimum Standards webpage to review:

  • Revision Memos that summarize the rule changes in Chapters 748 and 749
  • Highlighted copies of the adopted rules that show the changes from previous rules

CCR will provide technical assistance for the first six months, from Nov. 23, 2022, through May 23, 2023, for §745.435(a)(1) and (a)(2).

Visit the Texas Register to review a summary of comments HHSC received during the formal public comment period and HHSC's response to the public comments, including whether HHSC made any changes to the rules.