HHSC adopted new rules in Title 26, Chapter 745, Subchapter J, to replace repealed rules in that same subchapter. The rules concern waivers and variances for minimum standards.
The rules are effective Oct. 16, 2023.
Visit the Child Care Regulation Minimum Standards webpage under “General Licensing” to review:
- A highlighted copy of the October 2023 Changes for Title 26, Chapter 745, Subchapter J.
- A copy of the repealed rules from Title 26, Chapter 745, Subchapter J, to enable providers and the public to compare more easily new and repealed rules.
You may also review the new rules after the effective date at Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 745, Subchapter J.
Visit the Minimum Standards webpage to review the webinar, Replacing and Updating Rules in Title 26, Chapter 745, Subchapter J, that provides an overview of the new rules.
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.