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Issue: Department of Family &
Protective Services proposed rules re Swimming Pools, Wading/Splashing Pools,
Hot Tubs & Swimming Activities
Affects: Those who build or maintain
pools & spas at these specific type of facilities
input to APSP: September 21
comments to: Jennifer
Rule Summary: The Department proposed a number
of changes to its rules to address the health and safety of children in
protective custody, including the requirements for pools and hot tubs that the
children will utilize. The Department published notice of the proposed rules in
the Texas Register.
final rules are effective January 1, 2017.
Notice of Final Rules: