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TEXAS – pool safety requirements at child-care centers

 

Issue: Department of Family & Protective Services proposed rules: Minimum Standards for Child-Care Centers

 

Affects: Those who build or maintain pools & spas at these specific type of facilities.

 

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

 

Rule Summary: The Department proposed amendments to rules concerning facilities and safety requirements for child-care centers. Some of the amendments address safety requirements for swimming pools, wading pools, spas, or hot tubs. 

 

Status: The Department published notice of the final rules in the Texas Register. The rules are effective April 15, 2017

 

Notice of Final Rules:

http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/March242017/Adopted%20Rules/40.SOCIAL%20SERVICES%20AND%20ASSISTANCE.html#202