HHSC Adopts New Child Care Rules related to the Comprehensive Rule Review for Day Care Operations

HHSC adopted rules in:

  • Chapter 744, Minimum Standards for School-Age and Before or After-School Programs
  • Chapter 746, Minimum Standards for Child-Care Centers
  • Chapter 747, Minimum Standards for Child-Care Homes

The rules are effective March 1.

Visit the Child Care Regulation Minimum Standards webpage to review:

  • Revision Memos that summarize the rule changes
  • Highlighted copies of the adopted rules that show the changes from previous rules
  • Updated minimum standards courtesy publications

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