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Regulation ID: TX32647

 

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

 

Deadline for input to APSP:  September 21

 

Send comments to: Jennifer Hatfield, jhatfield@apsp.org

 

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.

 

Status: The final rules are effective January 1, 2017.

 

Notice of Final Rules:

http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/December232016/Adopted%20Rules/40.SOCIAL%20SERVICES%20AND%20ASSISTANCE.html#405

http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/December232016/Adopted%20Rules/40.SOCIAL%20SERVICES%20AND%20ASSISTANCE.html#409