Revision Notice 17-1; Effective February 15, 2017

Revises §18.52, §18.53 and §18.54

§18.52 clarifies when DADS will allow a licensee an opportunity to request an informal review before DADS initiates proceedings to revoke, suspend or deny a license renewal.

§18.53 clarifies information that is included in the formal hearing notice issued to a licensee by DADS and corrects the timeframe for requesting a formal hearing from 15 to 20 days after receiving a notice from DADS.

§18.54 amends the violations that lead to sanctions against a licensee to be consistent with Texas Health and Safety Code §242.313.