Texas Department of Human Services

Rule Transfer

Effective October 1, 2003, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) transferred operation of the Refugee Cash Assistance and Medical Assistance, Refugee Social Services, and Family Violence programs from the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) to HHSC. The Texas Register is renumbering and moving the associated program rules from Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapters 7, 9, and 54 to Title 1, Part 15, Chapters 375, 376, and 379.

Effective April 1, 2004, HHSC transferred operation of the following programs and their associated rules from DHS to HHSC: Presumptive Medicaid for Pregnant Women; Medically Needy and Children and Pregnant Women; Texas Works; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families; Emergency Medicaid for Aliens Ineligible for Regular Medicaid; Medical Assistance for Breast and Cervical Cancer; Medicaid for Transitioning Foster Care Youth; Food Distribution and Processing; and Special Nutrition Programs. The Texas Register is renumbering and moving the associated program rules under Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 10, 11, and 12 to Title 1, Part 15, Chapters 354, 372, 374, 377, and 378.

The transfers are pursuant to §1.03 and §1.18(a)(4) of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, Regular Session (2003).

Please refer to Figure: 1 TAC Part 15 to see the complete conversion chart.

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