Figure: 1 TAC Part 15
Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 1, Presumptive Medicaid for Pregnant Women Program
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 354, Medicaid Health Services
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter Section Heading
A   Eligibility Requirements D   Presumptive Medicaid for Pregnant Women Program
  §1.1 Client Eligibility Requirements   §354.1530 Client Eligibility Requirements
  §1.3 Eligibility Requirements for Medical Providers   §354.1531 Eligibility Requirements for Medical Providers
  §1.5 Monitoring Medical Providers   §354.1533 Monitoring Medical Providers

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 2, Medically Needy and Children and Pregnant Women Programs
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 354, Medicaid Health Services
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading
A   Definitions E     Medically Needy and Children and Pregnant Women Programs
        1   Definitions
  §2.1 Definitions     §354.1550 Definitions
B   Medically Needy Program Requirements   2   Medically Needy Program Requirements
  §2.11 Eligible Groups     §354.1555 Eligible Groups
  §2.12 Application Procedures     §354.1556 Application Procedures
  §2.13 Income Eligibility Requirements     §354.1557 Income Eligibility Requirements
  §2.14 Eligibility Requirements Other Than Income     §354.1558 Eligibility Requirements Other Than Income
  §2.15 Medicaid Eligibility Dates     §354.1559 Medicaid Eligibility Dates
  §2.16 Information from Other Agencies     §354.1560 Information from Other Agencies
  §2.17 Requirement to Report Changes     §354.1561 Requirement to Report Changes
  §2.18 Right to Appeal     §354.1562 Right to Appeal
  §2.19 Availability of Funding     §354.1563 Availability of Funding
C   Children and Pregnant Women Program Requirements   3   Children and Pregnant Women Program Requirements
  §2.31 Eligible Groups     §354.1574 Eligible Groups
  §2.32 Application Procedures     §354.1575 Application Procedures
  §2.33 Income Eligibility Requirements     §354.1576 Income Eligibility Requirements
  §2.34 Eligibility Requirements Other Than Income     §354.1577 Eligibility Requirements Other Than Income
  §2.35 Medicaid Eligibility Dates     §354.1578 Medicaid Eligibility Dates
  §2.36 Information from Other Agencies     §354.1579 Information from Other Agencies
  §2.37 Requirement to Report Changes     §354.1580 Requirement to Report Changes
  §2.38 Right to Appeal     §354.1581 Right to Appeal
  §2.39 Availability of Funding     §354.1582 Availability of Funding

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 3, Texas Works
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 372, Texas Works
Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading
A     Overview and Purpose A     Overview and Purpose
    §3.1 What assistance programs does this chapter cover?     §372.1 What assistance programs does this chapter cover?
    §3.2 What do certain words and terms in this chapter mean?     §372.2 What do certain words and terms in this chapter mean?
    §3.3 What is the legal basis for this chapterís assistance programs?     §372.3 What is the legal basis for this chapterís assistance programs?
    §3.4 What are the purposes of this chapterís assistance programs?     §372.4 What are the purposes of this chapterís assistance programs?
    §3.5 Who provides the money for this chapterís assistance programs?     §372.5 Who provides the money for this chapterís assistance programs?
    §3.6 Who administers this chapterís assistance programs?     §372.6 Who administers this chapterís assistance programs?
B     Eligibility B     Eligibility
  1   TANF Certified Groups   1   TANF Certified Groups
    §3.101 Whom does the TANF Program benefit?     §372.101 Whom does the TANF Program benefit?
    §3.102 Who is a caretaker under the TANF Program?     §372.102 Who is a caretaker under the TANF Program?
    §3.103 Whom may DHS include in a certified group?     §372.103 Whom may DHS include in a certified group?
    §3.104 Whom does DHS require be included in a certified group?     §372.104 Whom does DHS require be included in a certified group?
    §3.105 When does DHS include a stepparent who lives in the household in the certified group?     §372.105 When does DHS include a stepparent who lives in the household in the certified group?
    §3.106 Does DHS include the spouse of a caretaker in the certified group?     §372.106 Does DHS include the spouse of a caretaker in the certified group?
    §3.107 Whom does DHS exclude from the certified group?     §372.107 Whom does DHS exclude from the certified group?
  2   Food Stamp Households   2   Food Stamp Households
    §3.151 Whom does the Food Stamp Program benefit?     §372.151 Whom does the Food Stamp Program benefit?
    §3.152 Does DHS require people who live together to apply for food stamps together?     §372.152 Does DHS require people who live together to apply for food stamps together?
    §3.153 How does DHS determine the food stamp eligibility of various other types of households?     §372.153 How does DHS determine the food stamp eligibility of various other types of households?
  3   Citizenship   3   Citizenship
    §3.201 What are the citizenship requirements for the TANF Program?     §372.201 What are the citizenship requirements for the TANF Program?
    §3.202 Does DHS require TANF applicants to prove eligibility under §3.201 of this chapter?     §372.202 Does DHS require TANF applicants to prove eligibility under §3.201 of this chapter?
    §3.203 What are the citizenship requirements for the Food Stamp Program?     §372.203 What are the citizenship requirements for the Food Stamp Program?
    §3.204 Does DHS require Food Stamp Program applicants to prove eligibility under §3.203 of this chapter?     §372.204 Does DHS require Food Stamp Program applicants to prove eligibility under §3.203 of this chapter?
    §3.205 Does DHS report to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) undocumented aliens who apply for assistance?     §372.205 Does DHS report to the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) undocumented aliens who apply for assistance?
  4   Residency   4   Residency
    §3.251 What are the residency requirements for the TANF Program?     §372.251 What are the residency requirements for the TANF Program?
    §3.252 What are the residency requirements for the Food Stamp Program?     §372.252 What are the residency requirements for the Food Stamp Program?
  5   Domicile   5   Domicile
    §3.301 What are the domicile requirements for the TANF Program?     §372.301 What are the domicile requirements for the TANF Program?
  6   Resources   6   Resources
    §3.351 What are resources in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.351 What are resources in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.352 How do resources affect eligibility in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.352 How do resources affect eligibility in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.353 How does DHS determine the value of a non-cash resource?     §372.353 How does DHS determine the value of a non-cash resource?
    §3.354 What are the countable resource limits of the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.354 What are the countable resource limits of the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.355 Whose resources does DHS count in determining TANF and Food Stamp program eligibility?     §372.355 Whose resources does DHS count in determining TANF and Food Stamp program eligibility?
    §3.356 What resources does DHS count in the TANF Program?     §372.356 What resources does DHS count in the TANF Program?
    §3.357 What resources does DHS count in the Food Stamp Program?     §372.357 What resources does DHS count in the Food Stamp Program?
    §3.358 May members of a household transfer resources without affecting their eligibility for assistance under this chapter?     §372.358 May members of a household transfer resources without affecting their eligibility for assistance under this chapter?
  7   Income   7   Income
    §3.401 What is income in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.401 What is income in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.402 How does income affect eligibility in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.402 How does income affect eligibility in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.403 Whose income does DHS count in the TANF Program?     §372.403 Whose income does DHS count in the TANF Program?
    §3.404 What income does DHS count when determining TANF eligibility?     §372.404 What income does DHS count when determining TANF eligibility?
    §3.405 Whose income does DHS count when determining food stamp eligibility?     §372.405 Whose income does DHS count when determining food stamp eligibility?
    §3.406 What income does DHS count when determining food stamp eligibility?     §372.406 What income does DHS count when determining food stamp eligibility?
    §3.407 May members of a TANF or food stamp household fail to pursue or accept income without affecting their eligibility for assistance?     §372.407 May members of a TANF or food stamp household fail to pursue or accept income without affecting their eligibility for assistance?
    §3.408 How does DHS determine income eligibility for the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.408 How does DHS determine income eligibility for the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.409 What does DHS deduct from countable income in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.409 What does DHS deduct from countable income in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.410 How does DHS estimate how much income a household will receive in the future?     §372.410 How does DHS estimate how much income a household will receive in the future?
  8   Time Limits   8   Time Limits
    §3.451 What are time limits in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.451 What are time limits in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.452 To whom does DHS apply time limits in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.452 To whom does DHS apply time limits in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.453 What happens when a TANF recipient exhausts a time limit?     §372.453 What happens when a TANF recipient exhausts a time limit?
    §3.454 What are the exemptions from the TANF time limit requirements?     §372.454 What are the exemptions from the TANF time limit requirements?
    §3.455 When must a TANF recipient request a time limit exemption?     §372.455 When must a TANF recipient request a time limit exemption?
    §3.456 Who is subject to the 60-month lifetime limit for the receipt of TANF cash assistance?     §372.456 Who is subject to the 60-month lifetime limit for the receipt of TANF cash assistance?
    §3.457 How may a TANF household remain eligible after reaching the 60-month lifetime limit?     §372.457 How may a TANF household remain eligible after reaching the 60-month lifetime limit?
    §3.458 What are the exemptions from the Food Stamp Programís time limit requirements?     §372.458 What are the exemptions from the Food Stamp Programís time limit requirements?
    §3.459 How does a food stamp recipient who is disqualified because of time limits become eligible again?     §372.459 How does a food stamp recipient who is disqualified because of time limits become eligible again?
  9   Criminal Activity   9   Criminal Activity
    §3.501 What criminal activities disqualify a person from receiving TANF benefits?     §372.501 What criminal activities disqualify a person from receiving TANF benefits?
C     Associated Programs C     Associated Programs
  1   Food Stamps in Disaster Situations   1   Food Stamps in Disaster Situations
    §3.601 Are food stamp benefits available to victims of disasters who might not otherwise be eligible?     §372.601 Are food stamp benefits available to victims of disasters who might not otherwise be eligible?
  2   Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)   2   Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)
    §3.651 What is the Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)?     §372.651 What is the Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP)?
    §3.652 Who is eligible for SNAP?     §372.652 Who is eligible for SNAP?
    §3.653 What is the SNAP application process?     §372.653 What is the SNAP application process?
    §3.654 What is the SNAP certification process?     §372.654 What is the SNAP certification process?
    §3.655 Does DHS require SNAP recipients to report changes?     §372.655 Does DHS require SNAP recipients to report changes?
    §3.656 How does DHS determine the amount of SNAP benefits?     §372.656 How does DHS determine the amount of SNAP benefits?
  3   TANF Non-Cash Program   3   TANF Non-Cash Program
    §3.701 What is the TANF Non-Cash Program and what services does the program provide?     §372.701 What is the TANF Non-Cash Program and what services does the program provide?
    §3.702 What are the eligibility requirements for the TANF Non-Cash Program?     §372.702 What are the eligibility requirements for the TANF Non-Cash Program?
  4   TANF State Program   4   TANF State Program
    §3.751 What is the TANF State Program?     §372.751 What is the TANF State Program?
    §3.752 What are the requirements of TANF-SP?     §372.752 What are the requirements of TANF-SP?
    §3.753 Is there any difference in determining eligibility for TANF-SP as compared to the TANF Program?     §372.753 Is there any difference in determining eligibility for TANF-SP as compared to the TANF Program?
    §3.754 Is there any difference in determining the amount of benefits in TANF-SP as compared to the TANF Program?     §372.754 Is there any difference in determining the amount of benefits in TANF-SP as compared to the TANF Program?
    One-Time TANF (OTTANF)   5   One-Time TANF (OTTANF)
    §3.801 What is One-Time TANF (OTTANF)?     §372.801 What is One-Time TANF (OTTANF)?
    §3.802 What are the requirements for One-Time TANF (OTTANF)?     §372.802 What are the requirements for One-Time TANF (OTTANF)?
D     Application Process D     Application Process
  1   Application   1   Application
    §3.901 How does a person apply for TANF or food stamps?     §372.901 How does a person apply for TANF or food stamps?
    §3.902 Does DHS accept incomplete applications?     §372.902 Does DHS accept incomplete applications?
    §3.903 What is the application file date?     §372.903 What is the application file date?
    §3.904 What is the time frame for processing TANF or food stamp applications?     §372.904 What is the time frame for processing TANF or food stamp applications?
    §3.905 When may TANF and food stamp applicants or clients designate an authorized representative?     §372.905 When may TANF and food stamp applicants or clients designate an authorized representative?
    §3.906 Is the TANF Program the best choice for families seeking assistance?     §372.906 Is the TANF Program the best choice for families seeking assistance?
  2   Interview   2   Interview
    §3.951 Where does DHS conduct TANF and food stamp eligibility interviews?     §372.951 Where does DHS conduct TANF and food stamp eligibility interviews?
    §3.952 How does DHS schedule and notify applicants of the date and location of an interview?     §372.952 How does DHS schedule and notify applicants of the date and location of an interview?
    §3.953 What happens at the interview?     §372.953 What happens at the interview?
    §3.954 What action does DHS take at the end of the interview?     §372.954 What action does DHS take at the end of the interview?
    §3.955 What procedure does DHS follow when delaying an eligibility decision?     §372.955 What procedure does DHS follow when delaying an eligibility decision?
    §3.956 How does DHS process food stamp applications from applicants who need food immediately?     §372.956 How does DHS process food stamp applications from applicants who need food immediately?
    §3.957 How often does DHS review eligibility in TANF and food stamp cases?     §372.957 How often does DHS review eligibility in TANF and food stamp cases?
    §3.958 How do TANF or food stamp recipients know when it is time to reapply for benefits?     §372.958 How do TANF or food stamp recipients know when it is time to reapply for benefits?
  3   Case Disposition   3   Case Disposition
    §3.1001 What types of eligibility notices does DHS provide to TANF and food stamp applicants?     §372.1001 What types of eligibility notices does DHS provide to TANF and food stamp applicants?
    §3.1002 May TANF and food stamp households appeal DHS's decisions affecting their benefits?     §372.1002 May TANF and food stamp households appeal DHS's decisions affecting their benefits?
    §3.1003 Does DHS reopen denied applications without requiring a household to file a new application?     §372.1003 Does DHS reopen denied applications without requiring a household to file a new application?
E     Participation Requirements E     Participation Requirements
  1   Social Security Numbers   1   Social Security Numbers
    §3.1101 Are TANF and food stamp applicants required to provide Social Security numbers?     §372.1101 Are TANF and food stamp applicants required to provide Social Security numbers?
  2   The TANF Personal Responsibility Agreement (PRA)   2   The TANF Personal Responsibility Agreement (PRA)
    §3.1151 What is the TANF personal responsibility agreement (PRA) and to whom does it apply?     §372.1151 What is the TANF personal responsibility agreement (PRA) and to whom does it apply?
    §3.1152 What happens if a person who is required to sign a PRA fails or refuses to do so?     §372.1152 What happens if a person who is required to sign a PRA fails or refuses to do so?
    §3.1153 What are the PRA requirements?     §372.1153 What are the PRA requirements?
    §3.1154 How does a person cooperate with each PRA requirement?     §372.1154 How does a person cooperate with each PRA requirement?
    §3.1155 What happens when a person fails or refuses to cooperate with a requirement of a PRA that the person has signed?     §372.1155 What happens when a person fails or refuses to cooperate with a requirement of a PRA that the person has signed?
    §3.1156 What are good cause reasons for noncooperation with a PRA requirement?     §372.1156 What are good cause reasons for noncooperation with a PRA requirement?
  3   Finger Imaging   3   Finger Imaging
    §3.1201 What is finger imaging and what is its purpose?     §372.1201 What is finger imaging and what is its purpose?
    §3.1202 Who must comply with finger-imaging requirements?     §372.1202 Who must comply with finger-imaging requirements?
    §3.1203 Who is exempt from the finger-imaging requirement?     §372.1203 Who is exempt from the finger-imaging requirement?
    §3.1204 What happens if a household member fails to comply with the finger-imaging requirement?     §372.1204 What happens if a household member fails to comply with the finger-imaging requirement?
  4   TANF Workforce Orientation   4   TANF Workforce Orientation
    §3.1251 What is the TANF workforce orientation requirement and who must comply with it?     §372.1251 What is the TANF workforce orientation requirement and who must comply with it?
    §3.1252 Does DHS exempt some TANF members from the workforce orientation requirement?     §372.1252 Does DHS exempt some TANF members from the workforce orientation requirement?
    §3.1253 What penalty does DHS apply if a person fails to comply with the workforce orientation requirement?     §372.1253 What penalty does DHS apply if a person fails to comply with the workforce orientation requirement?
  5   Third-Party Resources   5   Third-Party Resources
    §3.1301 What is a third-party resource?     §372.1301 What is a third-party resource?
    §3.1302 Who must comply with third-party resource requirements?     §372.1302 Who must comply with third-party resource requirements?
    §3.1303 What are the third-party resource requirements?     §372.1303 What are the third-party resource requirements?
    §3.1304 What happens when an individual fails to comply with the third-party resource requirements?     §372.1304 What happens when an individual fails to comply with the third-party resource requirements?
  6   Work   6   Work
    §3.1351 What are the food stamp work requirements?     §372.1351 What are the food stamp work requirements?
    §3.1352 What happens if a non-exempt household member fails to comply with food stamp work requirements?     §372.1352 What happens if a non-exempt household member fails to comply with food stamp work requirements?
    §3.1353 What happens if a parent in a TANF household participates in a strike?     §372.1353 What happens if a parent in a TANF household participates in a strike?
  7   Reporting Changes   7   Reporting Changes
    §3.1401 What changes must a TANF household report?     §372.1401 What changes must a TANF household report?
    §3.1402 What changes must a food stamp household report?     §372.1402 What changes must a food stamp household report?
    §3.1403 How long does a household have to report a change?     §372.1403 How long does a household have to report a change?
    §3.1404 How soon does DHS take action on a reported change?     §372.1404 How soon does DHS take action on a reported change?
F     Benefits F     Benefits
  1   Benefits in General   1   Benefits in General
    §3.1501 What do certain words and terms in this division mean?     §372.1501 What do certain words and terms in this division mean?
    §3.1502 What are the maximum benefit amounts in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.1502 What are the maximum benefit amounts in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.1503 What are the minimum benefit amounts in the TANF and Food Stamp Programs?     §372.1503 What are the minimum benefit amounts in the TANF and Food Stamp Programs?
    §3.1504 In what dollar amounts does DHS issue food stamp benefits?     §372.1504 In what dollar amounts does DHS issue food stamp benefits?
    §3.1505 How does DHS determine the monthly amount of benefits in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?     §372.1505 How does DHS determine the monthly amount of benefits in the TANF and Food Stamp programs?
    §3.1506 When do TANF and food stamp benefits begin?     §372.1506 When do TANF and food stamp benefits begin?
    §3.1507 How are benefits affected if a TANF recipient stops participating in the work subsidy program?     §372.1507 How are benefits affected if a TANF recipient stops participating in the work subsidy program?
    §3.1508 What is a TANF supplemental grandparent payment?     §372.1508 What is a TANF supplemental grandparent payment?
    §3.1509 Does DHS require a TANF or food stamp household to repay benefits for a month a member dies or leaves the home?     §372.1509 Does DHS require a TANF or food stamp household to repay benefits for a month a member dies or leaves the home?
    §3.1510 What may recipients purchase with food stamp and TANF benefits?     §372.1510 What may recipients purchase with food stamp and TANF benefits?
    §3.1511 May recipients use food stamp benefits to purchase prepared meals?     §372.1511 May recipients use food stamp benefits to purchase prepared meals?
    §3.1512 What is Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)?     §372.1512 What is Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT)?
    §3.1513 What is an EBT card?     §372.1513 What is an EBT card?
    §3.1514 Who controls access to the EBT account?     §372.1514 Who controls access to the EBT account?
    §3.1515 How does a primary cardholder use the EBT card?     §372.1515 How does a primary cardholder use the EBT card?
    §3.1516 Which households must have authorized representatives?     §372.1516 Which households must have authorized representatives?
    §3.1517 Does DHS allow access to EBT benefits by anyone other than the primary cardholder?     §372.1517 Does DHS allow access to EBT benefits by anyone other than the primary cardholder?
    §3.1518 How does DHS put TANF and food stamp benefits into a householdís EBT account?     §372.1518 How does DHS put TANF and food stamp benefits into a householdís EBT account?
    §3.1519 Where may TANF and food stamp households use their EBT benefits?     §372.1519 Where may TANF and food stamp households use their EBT benefits?
    §3.1520 Do food retailers give change in cash to food stamp households purchasing food with EBT food account benefits?     §372.1520 Do food retailers give change in cash to food stamp households purchasing food with EBT food account benefits?
    §3.1521 Do businesses charge EBT accounts when the EBT card is used?     §372.1521 Do businesses charge EBT accounts when the EBT card is used?
    §3.1522 What happens to the benefits in an EBT food account if a food stamp household moves out of Texas?     §372.1522 What happens to the benefits in an EBT food account if a food stamp household moves out of Texas?
    §3.1523 What happens to the benefits in a TANF cash account if the TANF household moves out of Texas?     §372.1523 What happens to the benefits in a TANF cash account if the TANF household moves out of Texas?
    §3.1524 What is DHS's procedure if EBT benefits cannot be used because of a disaster like a hurricane or flood?     §372.1524 What is DHS's procedure if EBT benefits cannot be used because of a disaster like a hurricane or flood?
    §3.1525 What happens if the EBT card is lost or stolen?     §372.1525 What happens if the EBT card is lost or stolen?
    §3.1526 Does DHS replace lost or stolen TANF or food stamp benefits?     §372.1526 Does DHS replace lost or stolen TANF or food stamp benefits?
    §3.1527 What happens to EBT benefits a TANF or food stamp household does not use?     §372.1527 What happens to EBT benefits a TANF or food stamp household does not use?
    §3.1528 Under what circumstances does DHS cancel and remove benefits from a TANF or food stamp household's EBT account?     §372.1528 Under what circumstances does DHS cancel and remove benefits from a TANF or food stamp household's EBT account?
    §3.1529 Who answers questions about EBT cash and food balances for TANF and food stamp households?     §372.1529 Who answers questions about EBT cash and food balances for TANF and food stamp households?
  2   Overpayments   2   Overpayments
    §3.1551 What happens if a TANF household is overpaid?     §372.1551 What happens if a TANF household is overpaid?
    §3.1552 What are the reasons a TANF household may be overpaid?     §372.1552 What are the reasons a TANF household may be overpaid?
    §3.1553 How do TANF households repay benefits?     §372.1553 How do TANF households repay benefits?
    §3.1554 What are the rules governing repayment of food stamp benefits?     §372.1554 What are the rules governing repayment of food stamp benefits?
  3   Restoration   3   Restoration
    §3.1601 When does DHS restore TANF benefits?     §372.1601 When does DHS restore TANF benefits?
    §3.1602 Does DHS restore TANF benefits to households that no longer receive benefits?     §372.1602 Does DHS restore TANF benefits to households that no longer receive benefits?
    §3.1603 When does DHS restore food stamp benefits?     §372.1603 When does DHS restore food stamp benefits?
G     Retailer Requirements G     Retailer Requirements
    §3.1701 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?     §372.1701 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?
    §3.1702 What are DHSís requirements for retailers and third-party processors to participate in the EBT system?     §372.1702 What are DHSís requirements for retailers and third-party processors to participate in the EBT system?
    §3.1703 What are the general conditions for retailers and third-party processors to participate in the EBT system?     §372.1703 What are the general conditions for retailers and third-party processors to participate in the EBT system?
    §3.1704 What are POS requirements for retailers operating terminals supplied by the retailer management EBT contractor?     §372.1704 What are POS requirements for retailers operating terminals supplied by the retailer management EBT contractor?
    §3.1705 What are DHSís requirements for retailers that redeem food stamp benefits to deploy POS terminals?     §372.1705 What are DHSís requirements for retailers that redeem food stamp benefits to deploy POS terminals?
    §3.1706 What are the procedures for off-line (manual) transactions?     §372.1706 What are the procedures for off-line (manual) transactions?
    §3.1707 What process is followed for off-line (manual) vouchers with delayed telephone verification or preliminary telephone verification?     §372.1707 What process is followed for off-line (manual) vouchers with delayed telephone verification or preliminary telephone verification?
    §3.1708 What are DHSís off-line (manual) procedures for retailers with electronic voucher transaction capacity?     §372.1708 What are DHSís off-line (manual) procedures for retailers with electronic voucher transaction capacity?
    §3.1709 What are the liability implications for off-line (manual) transactions?     §372.1709 What are the liability implications for off-line (manual) transactions?
    §3.1710 How do retailers choose qualified third-party EBT processors?     §372.1710 How do retailers choose qualified third-party EBT processors?
    §3.1711 How does DHS reimburse retailers and third-party processors for EBT transactions?     §372.1711 How does DHS reimburse retailers and third-party processors for EBT transactions?
    §3.1712 How are EBT account discrepancies of settlement totals and the corresponding adjustments handled?     §372.1712 How are EBT account discrepancies of settlement totals and the corresponding adjustments handled?
    §3.1713 What does a retailer or third-party processor do if it did not receive or disagrees with the amount of an individual EBT transaction reimbursement to its bank account?     §372.1713 What does a retailer or third-party processor do if it did not receive or disagrees with the amount of an individual EBT transaction reimbursement to its bank account?
    §3.1714 What are some reasons that could lead to a dispute?     §372.1714 What are some reasons that could lead to a dispute?
    §3.1715 How long does a retailer or third-party processor have to dispute a transaction?     §372.1715 How long does a retailer or third-party processor have to dispute a transaction?
    §3.1716 How are transaction disputes resolved?     §372.1716 How are transaction disputes resolved?
    §3.1717 When are transaction disputes resolved?     §372.1717 When are transaction disputes resolved?
    §3.1718 What action does a retailer or third-party processor take if it disagrees with the resolution of a transaction dispute?     §372.1718 What action does a retailer or third-party processor take if it disagrees with the resolution of a transaction dispute?
    §3.1719 What option does a retailer or third-party processor have if it is dissatisfied with the decision from Lone Star Technology Departmentís informal review?     §372.1719 What option does a retailer or third-party processor have if it is dissatisfied with the decision from Lone Star Technology Departmentís informal review?
    §3.1720 How do retailers or third-party processors outside of Texas accept TANF and food stamp benefits issued by the state of Texas?     §372.1720 How do retailers or third-party processors outside of Texas accept TANF and food stamp benefits issued by the state of Texas?

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 4, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)-Level Medical Assistance
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 374, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)-Level Medical Assistance
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter Section Heading
A   Program Requirements A   Program Requirements
  §4.1 Eligibility Requirement   §374.1 Eligibility Requirement
  §4.2 Resources   §374.2 Resources
  §4.3 Three Months Prior Medicaid Coverage   §374.3 Three Months Prior Medicaid Coverage
  §4.4 Four Months Post-Medicaid Eligibility   §374.4 Four Months Post-Medicaid Eligibility
  §4.5 Twelve-Month Transitional Medicaid   §374.5 Twelve-Month Transitional Medicaid
  §4.6 Third-Party Resources   §374.6 Third-Party Resources
  §4.7 Failure to Comply with Third-Party Resources   §374.7 Failure to Comply with Third-Party Resources
  §4.8 Medical Support   §374.8 Medical Support
  §4.9 Failure to Comply with Medical Support   §374.9 Failure to Comply with Medical Support
  §4.10 Work Requirement   §374.10 Work Requirement
  §4.11 Failure to Comply with Work Requirements   §374.11 Failure to Comply with Work Requirements

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 5, Emergency Medicaid for Aliens Ineligible for Regular Medicaid
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 354, Medicaid Health Services
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter Section Heading
      G   Emergency Medicaid for Aliens Ineligible for Regular Medicaid
  §5.1 Legal Basis   §354.2101 Legal Basis
  §5.2 Eligibility Requirements   §354.2103 Eligibility Requirements

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 7, Refugee Cash Assistance and Medical Assistance Programs
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 375, Refugee Cash Assistance and Medical Assistance Programs
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter Section Heading
A   Program Purpose and Scope A   Program Purpose and Scope
  §7.101 What is the scope of the chapter?   §375.101 What is the scope of the chapter?
  §7.102 What is the purpose of this chapter?   §375.102 What is the purpose of this chapter?
  §7.103 How are the terms in this chapter defined?   §375.103 How are the terms in this chapter defined?
B   Contractor Requirements for the Refugee Cash Assistance Program (RCA) B   Contractor Requirements for the Refugee Cash Assistance Program (RCA)
  §7.201 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §375.201 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §7.203 Who can apply for a RCA contract?   §375.203 Who can apply for a RCA contract?
  §7.205 What is the financial responsibility of the contractor's board of directors?   §375.205 What is the financial responsibility of the contractor's board of directors?
  §7.207 Are there accounting requirements the contractor must meet to receive a contract?   §375.207 Are there accounting requirements the contractor must meet to receive a contract?
  §7.209 Does the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) require contractors to have a fidelity bond?   §375.209 Does the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) require contractors to have a fidelity bond?
  §7.211 What are the confidentiality requirements of a contract?   §375.211 What are the confidentiality requirements of a contract?
  §7.213 Are contractors responsible for having a nepotism policy?   §375.213 Are contractors responsible for having a nepotism policy?
  §7.215 Are contractors responsible for having a conflict of interest policy?   §375.215 Are contractors responsible for having a conflict of interest policy?
  §7.217 Are contractors required to comply with the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act?   §375.217 Are contractors required to comply with the Limited English Proficiency (LEP) provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act?
  §7.219 What are the record keeping requirements of the contract?   §375.219 What are the record keeping requirements of the contract?
  §7.221 How long are contractors required to keep records?   §375.221 How long are contractors required to keep records?
C   Program Administration for the Refugee Cash Assistance Program (RCA) C   Program Administration for the Refugee Cash Assistance Program (RCA)
  §7.301 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §375.301 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §7.303 Who is eligible for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?   §375.303 Who is eligible for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?
  §7.305 What is the income eligibility standard for months one through four of the eight months of eligibility?   §375.305 What is the income eligibility standard for months one through four of the eight months of eligibility?
  §7.307 What is the income eligibility standard for months five through eight of the eight months of eligibility?   §375.307 What is the income eligibility standard for months five through eight of the eight months of eligibility?
  §7.309 What income must be disregarded when determining eligibility?   §375.309 What income must be disregarded when determining eligibility?
  §7.311 Are contractors required to report changes in a participant's income to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?   §375.311 Are contractors required to report changes in a participant's income to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?
  §7.313 Who determines a refugee's eligibility for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?   §375.313 Who determines a refugee's eligibility for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?
  §7.315 Are there special provisions when enrolling families with children in Refugee Cash Assistance?   §375.315 Are there special provisions when enrolling families with children in Refugee Cash Assistance?
  §7.317 How long can a participant receive Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?   §375.317 How long can a participant receive Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?
  §7.319 What is the beginning date of the eligibility period for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?   §375.319 What is the beginning date of the eligibility period for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?
  §7.321 How does the contractor determine eligibility for a refugee who has moved from another state to Texas?   §375.321 How does the contractor determine eligibility for a refugee who has moved from another state to Texas?
  §7.323 What happens if a participant has a child after arriving in the U.S.?   §375.323 What happens if a participant has a child after arriving in the U.S.?
  §7.325 Can a contractor consider participants as a family unit if they do not live together?   §375.325 Can a contractor consider participants as a family unit if they do not live together?
  §7.327 If two or more unrelated participants live together, are they considered a family unit?   §375.327 If two or more unrelated participants live together, are they considered a family unit?
  §7.329 What is the start date for benefits for approved applicants entering the program?   §375.329 What is the start date for benefits for approved applicants entering the program?
  §7.331 What payment levels and types of payments will the contractor use when providing cash assistance?   §375.331 What payment levels and types of payments will the contractor use when providing cash assistance?
  §7.333 Who is eligible to receive an incentive payment?   §375.333 Who is eligible to receive an incentive payment?
  §7.335 How is the incentive payment disbursed for a family unit larger than one?   §375.335 How is the incentive payment disbursed for a family unit larger than one?
  §7.337 What happens if a participant is underpaid?   §375.337 What happens if a participant is underpaid?
  §7.339 What happens if a participant is overpaid?   §375.339 What happens if a participant is overpaid?
  §7.341 Are contractors responsible for translating materials for participants?   §375.341 Are contractors responsible for translating materials for participants?
  §7.343 What information and materials must a contractor provide to the participant upon enrollment?   §375.343 What information and materials must a contractor provide to the participant upon enrollment?
  §7.345 What procedures must a contractor follow when authorizing or denying an applicant benefits?   §375.345 What procedures must a contractor follow when authorizing or denying an applicant benefits?
  §7.347 When may a contractor reduce, suspend, or terminate benefits?   §375.347 When may a contractor reduce, suspend, or terminate benefits?
  §7.349 What must a contractor do when reducing, suspending, or terminating benefits?   §375.349 What must a contractor do when reducing, suspending, or terminating benefits?
  §7.351 Can a contractor reduce, suspend, or terminate cash assistance if the participant requests a hearing?   §375.351 Can a contractor reduce, suspend, or terminate cash assistance if the participant requests a hearing?
  §7.353 How must contractors participate in coordination activities with other refugee providers?   §375.353 How must contractors participate in coordination activities with other refugee providers?
D   Refugee Cash Assistance Participant Requirements D   Refugee Cash Assistance Participant Requirements
  §7.401 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §375.401 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §7.403 Are there employment requirements for participants in this program?   §375.403 Are there employment requirements for participants in this program?
  §7.405 What are the exemptions for employment participation requirements?   §375.405 What are the exemptions for employment participation requirements?
  §7.407 What are the temporary good cause exemptions from employment participation requirements?   §375.407 What are the temporary good cause exemptions from employment participation requirements?
  §7.409 What happens if a non-exempt participant fails to meet employment requirements?   §375.409 What happens if a non-exempt participant fails to meet employment requirements?
  §7.411 What happens to a family unit's benefits if one member of a family unit fails to meet employment requirements?   §375.411 What happens to a family unit's benefits if one member of a family unit fails to meet employment requirements?
  §7.413 What action does a contractor take if an applicant voluntarily quits employment within 30 days of applying for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?   §375.413 What action does a contractor take if an applicant voluntarily quits employment within 30 days of applying for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?
  §7.415 What action does a contractor take if a participant voluntarily quits employment after enrolling in Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?   §375.415 What action does a contractor take if a participant voluntarily quits employment after enrolling in Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) benefits?
  §7.417 If a Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) contractor denies, terminates, or reduces benefits, how may an applicant or participant appeal the decision?   §375.417 If a Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) contractor denies, terminates, or reduces benefits, how may an applicant or participant appeal the decision?
  §7.419 If a participant's benefits are denied, terminated, or reduced because the employment provider has reported that the participant is not meeting the employment requirements of the program, how can a participant appeal the decision?   §375.419 If a participant's benefits are denied, terminated, or reduced because the employment provider has reported that the participant is not meeting the employment requirements of the program, how can a participant appeal the decision?
E   Refugee Medical Assistance E   Refugee Medical Assistance
  §7.501 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §375.501 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §7.503 Who is eligible for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits?   §375.503 Who is eligible for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits?
  §7.505 How does a person apply for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?   §375.505 How does a person apply for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?
  §7.507 Are Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) applicants required to apply for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)?   §375.507 Are Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) applicants required to apply for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)?
  §7.509 Are there special considerations when Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) participants apply for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?   §375.509 Are there special considerations when Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) participants apply for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?
  §7.511 Who determines eligibility for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?   §375.511 Who determines eligibility for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?
  §7.513 What documentation is needed to determine eligibility?   §375.513 What documentation is needed to determine eligibility?
  §7.515 How is the beginning date of the eight-month period of eligibility for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits determined?   §375.515 How is the beginning date of the eight-month period of eligibility for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits determined?
  §7.517 What are the financial eligibility limits for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?   §375.517 What are the financial eligibility limits for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?
  §7.519 What are the income and resource considerations for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) eligibility?   §375.519 What are the income and resource considerations for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) eligibility?
  §7.521 How does marriage affect Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits?   §375.521 How does marriage affect Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits?
  §7.523 How does having a child after arrival affect Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits?   §375.523 How does having a child after arrival affect Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) benefits?
  §7.525 Can applicants who do not live together be certified as a family unit?   §375.525 Can applicants who do not live together be certified as a family unit?
  §7.527 If two or more unrelated applicants live together, can they be certified as a family unit?   §375.527 If two or more unrelated applicants live together, can they be certified as a family unit?
  §7.529 Are benefits continued if a participant's income increases due to employment?   §375.529 Are benefits continued if a participant's income increases due to employment?
  §7.531 Is a refugee who has been terminated from Medicaid because of earnings eligible for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?   375.531 Is a refugee who has been terminated from Medicaid because of earnings eligible for Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?
  §7.533 What changes are Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) participants required to report?   §375.533 What changes are Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) participants required to report?
  §7.535 What services are provided under Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?   §375.535 What services are provided under Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA)?
  §7.537 What happens if the refugee becomes covered by employer-provided insurance?   §375.537 What happens if the refugee becomes covered by employer-provided insurance?
  §7.539 What notices will the Texas Department of Human services (DHS) provide to Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) participants?   §375.539 What notices will the Texas Department of Human services (DHS) provide to Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) participants?

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 8, Medical Assistance for Breast and Cervical Cancer
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 354, Medicaid Health Services
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter Section Heading
A   Program Requirements H   Medical Assistance for Breast and Cervical Cancer
  §8.1 Client Eligibility Requirements   §354.2120 Client Eligibility Requirements
  §8.5 Right to Appeal   §354.2125 Right to Appeal

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 9, Refugee Social Services
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 376, Refugee Social Services
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter Section Heading
A   Purpose and Scope A   Purpose and Scope
  §9.101 What is the basis of this chapter?   §376.101 What is the basis of this chapter?
  §9.102 What is the purpose of this chapter?   §376.102 What is the purpose of this chapter?
  §9.103 How are the terms in this chapter defined?   §376.103 How are the terms in this chapter defined?
  §9.104 Is the term "refugee" used throughout this chapter to designate all those eligible for refugee social services?   §376.104 Is the term "refugee" used throughout this chapter to designate all those eligible for refugee social services?
B   Contractor Requirements B   Contractor Requirements
  §9.201 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.201 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.203 Who can apply for a refugee social services contract?   §376.203 Who can apply for a refugee social services contract?
  §9.205 How are refugee social services contracts awarded?   §376.205 How are refugee social services contracts awarded?
  §9.207 What is the financial responsibility of the contractor's board of directors?   §376.207 What is the financial responsibility of the contractor's board of directors?
  §9.209 What accounting requirements must the contractor meet?   §376.209 What accounting requirements must the contractor meet?
  §9.211 Does the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) require contractors to have a fidelity bond?   §376.211 Does the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) require contractors to have a fidelity bond?
  §9.213 What are the confidentiality requirements of a contractor?   §376.213 What are the confidentiality requirements of a contractor?
  §9.215 Are contractors responsible for having a nepotism policy?   §376.215 Are contractors responsible for having a nepotism policy?
  §9.217 Are contractors responsible for having a conflict of interest policy?   §376.217 Are contractors responsible for having a conflict of interest policy?
  §9.219 What issues must the conflict of interest policy address?   §376.219 What issues must the conflict of interest policy address?
  §9.221 Are contractors required to comply with the Limited English Proficiency provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act?   §376.221 Are contractors required to comply with the Limited English Proficiency provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act?
  §9.223 With what Limited English Proficiency (LEP) provisions is a contractor required to comply?   §376.223 With what Limited English Proficiency (LEP) provisions is a contractor required to comply?
  §9.225 What are the staffing requirements for contractors?   §376.225 What are the staffing requirements for contractors?
  §9.227 Are there requirements for hiring bilingual or bicultural women?   §376.227 Are there requirements for hiring bilingual or bicultural women?
  §9.229 What are the record keeping requirements of the contract?   §376.229 What are the record keeping requirements of the contract?
  §9.231 How long are contractors required to keep records?   §376.231 How long are contractors required to keep records?
  §9.233 What are the reporting requirements for contractors?   §376.233 What are the reporting requirements for contractors?
  §9.235 If a refugee is receiving services under another program funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, can similar services be provided under a contract funded by a Refugee Social Services Grant (RSS) or a Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG)?   §376.235 If a refugee is receiving services under another program funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, can similar services be provided under a contract funded by a Refugee Social Services Grant (RSS) or a Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG)?
  §9.237 Can a contractor subcontract services?   §376.237 Can a contractor subcontract services?
C   General Program Administration C   General Program Administration
  §9.301 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.301 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.303 What services may be provided to assist refugees with employability skills?   §376.303 What services may be provided to assist refugees with employability skills?
  §9.305 Can additional services be provided?   §376.305 Can additional services be provided?
  §9.307 Who is eligible for refugee social services?   §376.307 Who is eligible for refugee social services?
  §9.309 Are individuals applying for asylum through the Immigration and Naturalization Service eligible for refugee social services assistance?   §376.309 Are individuals applying for asylum through the Immigration and Naturalization Service eligible for refugee social services assistance?
  §9.311 Can refugees younger than 16 years of age receive refugee social services?   §376.311 Can refugees younger than 16 years of age receive refugee social services?
  §9.313 Who determines a refugee's eligibility for refugee social services benefits?   §376.313 Who determines a refugee's eligibility for refugee social services benefits?
  §9.315 Are there equal opportunity requirements for refugee women?   §376.315 Are there equal opportunity requirements for refugee women?
  §9.317 How long can a participant receive refugee social services?   §376.317 How long can a participant receive refugee social services?
  §9.319 Can employability services be provided after a refugee finds a job?   §376.319 Can employability services be provided after a refugee finds a job?
  §9.321 How does a contractor determine eligibility for a refugee who has moved to Texas from another state?   §376.321 How does a contractor determine eligibility for a refugee who has moved to Texas from another state?
  §9.323 Is coordination with other refugee providers required?   §376.323 Is coordination with other refugee providers required?
  §9.325 Can participants who do not speak English participate in employment services?   §376.325 Can participants who do not speak English participate in employment services?
  §9.327 Are contractors required to report changes in a participantís income or address to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?   §376.327 Are contractors required to report changes in a participantís income or address to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?
  §9.329 What information and materials must a contractor provide to the participant upon or during intake for services?   §376.329 What information and materials must a contractor provide to the participant upon or during intake for services?
  §9.331 Can an applicant or recipient appeal an adverse determination by a contractor?   §376.331 Can an applicant or recipient appeal an adverse determination by a contractor?
  §9.333 What should the contractor know about applicant or participant appeals?   §376.333 What should the contractor know about applicant or participant appeals?
D   Employment Services: Refugee Social Services (RSS) D   Employment Services: Refugee Social Services (RSS)
  §9.401 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.401 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.403 What criteria should be followed when providing refugee employment services?   §376.403 What criteria should be followed when providing refugee employment services?
  §9.405 How are refugees prioritized for employment services under Refugee Social Services (RSS) grants?   §376.405 How are refugees prioritized for employment services under Refugee Social Services (RSS) grants?
  §9.407 How must Refugee Social Services (RSS) employment services be designed?   §376.407 How must Refugee Social Services (RSS) employment services be designed?
  §9.409 What types of services are appropriate employment services?   §376.409 What types of services are appropriate employment services?
  §9.411 Can a contractor consider participants as a family unit if they do not live together?   §376.411 Can a contractor consider participants as a family unit if they do not live together?
  §9.413 If two or more unrelated participants live together, are they considered a family unit?   §376.413 If two or more unrelated participants live together, are they considered a family unit?
  §9.415 Is a Family Self-Sufficiency Plan (FSSP) required for all employable participants?   §376.415 Is a Family Self-Sufficiency Plan (FSSP) required for all employable participants?
  §9.417 What does an Individual Employability Plan include and how is it developed?   §376.417 What does an Individual Employability Plan include and how is it developed?
  §9.419 Are refugees required to accept job offers?   §376.419 Are refugees required to accept job offers?
  §9.421 What criteria must employment training services meet?   §376.421 What criteria must employment training services meet?
  §9.423 Can employment training be provided beyond one year?   §376.423 Can employment training be provided beyond one year?
  §9.425 Do participants in vocational employment training programs have to work while receiving training?   §376.425 Do participants in vocational employment training programs have to work while receiving training?
  §9.427 Can a contractor enroll a refugee in a professional recertification program?   §376.427 Can a contractor enroll a refugee in a professional recertification program?
E   Employment Services: Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) E   Employment Services: Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA)
  §9.501 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.501 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.503 What regulations govern the Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) program?   §376.503 What regulations govern the Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) program?
  §9.505 What are the employment requirements for participants in the Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) program?   §376.505 What are the employment requirements for participants in the Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) program?
  §9.507 Can an applicant for refugee cash assistance claim adverse effects of accepting employment?   §376.507 Can an applicant for refugee cash assistance claim adverse effects of accepting employment?
  §9.509 What are the employment requirements for Refugee Cash Assistance participants living outside of refugee resettlement areas?   §376.509 What are the employment requirements for Refugee Cash Assistance participants living outside of refugee resettlement areas?
  §9.511 When must Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) participants register for employment services?   §376.511 When must Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) participants register for employment services?
  §9.513 Do contractors need to schedule and provide services for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) recipients?   §376.513 Do contractors need to schedule and provide services for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) recipients?
  §9.515 What are the requirements for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) recipients who are employed fewer than 30 hours per week?   §376.515 What are the requirements for Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) recipients who are employed fewer than 30 hours per week?
  §9.517 Are there coordination requirements between employment services and Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) providers?   §376.517 Are there coordination requirements between employment services and Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) providers?
  §9.519 What procedures must a contractor follow when authorizing or denying an applicant benefits?   §376.519 What procedures must a contractor follow when authorizing or denying an applicant benefits?
F   English as a Second Language (ESL) Services F   English as a Second Language (ESL) Services
  §9.601 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.601 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.602 Can English as a Second Language (ESL) be provided as a stand-alone service?   §376.602 Can English as a Second Language (ESL) be provided as a stand-alone service?
G   Other Employability Services G   Other Employability Services
  §9.701 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.701 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.703 What other employability services may be provided under Refugee Social Services and Targeted Assistance grant-funded programs?   §376.703 What other employability services may be provided under Refugee Social Services and Targeted Assistance grant-funded programs?
  §9.705 What are outreach services?   §376.705 What are outreach services?
  §9.707 What are emergency services?   §376.707 What are emergency services?
  §9.709 What are health services?   §376.709 What are health services?
  §9.711 What are home management services?   §376.711 What are home management services?
  §9.713 When can child day care services be provided?   §376.713 When can child day care services be provided?
  §9.715 What standards must child day care meet?   §376.715 What standards must child day care meet?
  §9.717 When can transportation services be provided?   §376.717 When can transportation services be provided?
  §9.719 What are citizenship and naturalization services?   §376.719 What are citizenship and naturalization services?
  §9.721 Can immigration fee payments be made under Refugee Social Services (RSS) contracts?   §376.721 Can immigration fee payments be made under Refugee Social Services (RSS) contracts?
H   Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) Services H   Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) Services
  §9.801 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.801 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.802 What is a Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG)?   §376.802 What is a Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG)?
  §9.803 Are Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) programs subject to the same regulations as other Refugee Social Services (RSS) programs?   §376.803 Are Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) programs subject to the same regulations as other Refugee Social Services (RSS) programs?
  §9.804 What services are allowable under Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) programs?   §376.804 What services are allowable under Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) programs?
  §9.805 Which refugee groups receive priority for services under Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) programs?   §376.805 Which refugee groups receive priority for services under Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) programs?
  §9.806 Can Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) and Refugee Social Services (RSS) assistance be provided to a refugee at the same time?   §376.806 Can Targeted Assistance Grant (TAG) and Refugee Social Services (RSS) assistance be provided to a refugee at the same time?
I   Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) Program I   Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) Program
  §9.901 What is the purpose of this subchapter?   §376.901 What is the purpose of this subchapter?
  §9.902 Who provides care and services for unaccompanied refugee minors (URM)?   §376.902 Who provides care and services for unaccompanied refugee minors (URM)?
  §9.903 What services are available to unaccompanied refugee minors?   §376.903 What services are available to unaccompanied refugee minors?
  §9.904 How long can an unaccompanied refugee minor (URM) receive services?   §376.904 How long can an unaccompanied refugee minor (URM) receive services?
  §9.905 How are services provided to unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) who move to or from another state?   §376.905 How are services provided to unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) who move to or from another state?
  §9.906 Are unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) eligible for adoption?   §376.906 Are unaccompanied refugee minors (URM) eligible for adoption?
  §9.907 How is adult legal responsibility for an unaccompanied refugee minor established?   §376.907 How is adult legal responsibility for an unaccompanied refugee minor established?

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 10, Medicaid for Transitioning Foster Care Youth
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 354, Medicaid Health Services
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading
A   Overview and Purpose L     Medicaid for Transitioning Foster Care Youth
        1   Overview and Purpose
  §10.1 Purpose     §354.2451 Purpose
  §10.2 Program Administration     §354.2452 Program Administration
  §10.3 Legal Basis     §354.2453 Legal Basis
B   Eligibility Requirements   2   Eligibility Requirements
  §10.11 Eligible Group     §354.2461 Eligible Group
  §10.12 Age Requirement     §354.2462 Age Requirement
  §10.13 Citizenship Requirement     §354.2463 Citizenship Requirement
  §10.14 Resource Requirements     §354.2464 Resource Requirements
  §10.15 Income Eligibility     §354.2465 Income Eligibility
  §10.16 Residency Requirements     §354.2466 Residency Requirements
C   Certification and Coverage   3   Certification and Coverage
  §10.31 Initial Certification     §354.2481 Initial Certification
  §10.32 Medicaid Eligibility Dates     §354.2482 Medicaid Eligibility Dates
D   Appeals   4   Appeals
  §10.41 Right to Appeal     §354.2491 Right to Appeal

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 11, Food Distribution and Processing
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 377, Food Distribution and Processing
Subchapter Section Heading Subchapter Section Heading
A   Food Distribution Program A   Food Distribution Program
  §11.101 Definitions of Program Terms   §377.101 Definitions of Program Terms
  §11.102 Eligible Distributing and Subdistributing Agencies   §377.102 Eligible Distributing and Subdistributing Agencies
  §11.103 Eligibility Determination for Recipient Agencies and Recipients   §377.103 Eligibility Determination for Recipient Agencies and Recipients
  §11.104 Agreements and Contracts   §377.104 Agreements and Contracts
  §11.105 Contractor Sanctions, Termination, and Appeal Rights   §377.105 Contractor Sanctions, Termination, and Appeal Rights
  §11.106 Distribution and Control of Donated Foods   §377.106 Distribution and Control of Donated Foods
  §11.107 Warehousing and Distribution of Donated Foods   §377.107 Warehousing and Distribution of Donated Foods
  §11.108 Financial Management   §377.108 Financial Management
  §11.109 Recordkeeping   §377.109 Recordkeeping
  §11.110 Audits   §377.110 Audits
  §11.111 Reviews   §377.111 Reviews
  §11.112 Civil Rights   §377.112 Civil Rights
  §11.113 Requirement to Buy American Products   §377.113 Requirement to Buy American Products
  §11.114 State Processing of Donated Foods   §377.114 State Processing of Donated Foods
  §11.115 Nonprofit Summer Camps for Children   §377.115 Nonprofit Summer Camps for Children
  §11.116 Charitable Institutions   §377.116 Charitable Institutions
  §11.117 Nutrition Programs for the Elderly   §377.117 Nutrition Programs for the Elderly
  §11.118 Disaster Organizations   §377.118 Disaster Organizations
  §11.119 Special Food Assistance Programs   §377.119 Special Food Assistance Programs
  §11.120 School Food Authorities and Commodity Schools   §377.120 School Food Authorities and Commodity Schools
  §11.121 Nonresidential Child and Adult Care Institutions   §377.121 Nonresidential Child and Adult Care Institutions
  §11.122 Services Institutions   §377.122 Services Institutions
B   The Texas Commodity Assistance Program (TEXCAP) B   The Texas Commodity Assistance Program (TEXCAP)
  §11.6001 Purpose   §377.6001 Purpose
  §11.6002 Eligibility Requirements   §377.6002 Eligibility Requirements
  §11.6003 Applicant Responsibilities   §377.6003 Applicant Responsibilities
  §11.6004 Applicant Rights   §377.6004 Applicant Rights
  §11.6005 Eligibility Guidelines   §377.6005 Eligibility Guidelines
  §11.6006 Commodity Distribution   §377.6006 Commodity Distribution
  §11.6007 Responsibilities of Contracted Agencies   §377.6007 Responsibilities of Contracted Agencies
  §11.6008 Corrective Action   §377.6008 Corrective Action
  §11.6009 Reimbursement   §377.6009 Reimbursement
  §11.6010 Selection of Contractors   §377.6010 Selection of Contractors
  §11.6011 Adverse Action, Appeal, and Complaint Procedures   §377.6011 Adverse Action, Appeal, and Complaint Procedures
C   Commodity Supplemental Food Program C   Commodity Supplemental Food Program
  §11.7001 Purpose   §377.7001 Purpose
  §11.7002 Definitions and Terms   §377.7002 Definitions and Terms
  §11.7003 Selection of Local Agencies   §377.7003 Selection of Local Agencies
  §11.7004 Certification   §377.7004 Certification
  §11.7005 Nutrition Education   §377.7005 Nutrition Education
  §11.7006 Financial Management   §377.7006 Financial Management
  §11.7007 Administrative Costs   §377.7007 Administrative Costs
  §11.7008 Program Income   §377.7008 Program Income
  §11.7009 Responsibilities of Local Agencies   §377.7009 Responsibilities of Local Agencies
  §11.7010 Records and Reports   §377.7010 Records and Reports
  §11.7011 Procurement and Property Management   §377.7011 Procurement and Property Management
  §11.7012 Management Evaluations and Reviews   §377.7012 Management Evaluations and Reviews
  §11.7013 Audits   §377.7013 Audits
  §11.7014 Adverse Action, Appeal, and Fair Hearings   §377.7014 Adverse Action, Appeal, and Fair Hearings
  §11.7015 Nondiscrimination   §377.7015 Nondiscrimination

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 12, Special Nutrition Programs
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 378, Special Nutrition Programs
Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading
A     Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) A     Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  1   Overview and Purpose   1   Overview and Purpose
    §12.1 What is the purpose of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)?     §378.1 What is the purpose of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)?
    §12.2 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?     §378.2 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?
    §12.3 How is the CACFP authorized?     §378.3 How is the CACFP authorized?
    §12.4 How may DHS use the CACFP federal assistance?     §378.4 How may DHS use the CACFP federal assistance?
  2   Eligibility of Contractors and Facilities   2   Eligibility of Contractors and Facilities
    §12.11 What requirements must contractors and facilities meet in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?     §378.11 What requirements must contractors and facilities meet in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.12 Must contractors and facilities be licensed or approved in order to participate in the CACFP?     §378.12 Must contractors and facilities be licensed or approved in order to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.13 Who is the licensing authority in Texas?     §378.13 Who is the licensing authority in Texas?
    §12.14 Are there any exceptions to the licensing requirements?     §378.14 Are there any exceptions to the licensing requirements?
    §12.15 When must a contractor submit copies of its license or registration?     §378.15 When must a contractor submit copies of its license or registration?
    §12.16 Must a contractor comply with training requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?     §378.16 Must a contractor comply with training requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.17 Must a nonprofit contractor have tax-exempt status in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?     §378.17 Must a nonprofit contractor have tax-exempt status in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.18 Must a proprietary for-profit organization or a sponsored for-profit facility meet specific eligibility requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?     §378.18 Must a proprietary for-profit organization or a sponsored for-profit facility meet specific eligibility requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.19 Are there any exceptions to the eligibility requirements stated in 7 CFR §226.15 for a proprietary for-profit child care center or a for-profit sponsored child care facility?     §378.19 Are there any exceptions to the eligibility requirements stated in 7 CFR §226.15 for a proprietary for-profit child care center or a for-profit sponsored child care facility?
    §12.20 What is the Free/Reduced-Price Expanded Eligibility Pilot criterion?     §378.20 What is the Free/Reduced-Price Expanded Eligibility Pilot criterion?
    §12.21 Must a renewing contractor show compliance with the single audit requirements in 7 CFR Part 3052 in order to participate in the CACFP?     §378.21 Must a renewing contractor show compliance with the single audit requirements in 7 CFR Part 3052 in order to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.22 How does a contractor demonstrate compliance with the single audit requirements when applying to participate in the CACFP?     §378.22 How does a contractor demonstrate compliance with the single audit requirements when applying to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.23 Must child care facilities distribute information about other programs?     §378.23 Must child care facilities distribute information about other programs?
    §12.24 Are there any exceptions to the requirement regarding distribution of materials?     §378.24 Are there any exceptions to the requirement regarding distribution of materials?
    §12.25 Must an organization satisfy specific requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP as a day care home sponsor?     §378.25 Must an organization satisfy specific requirements in order to be eligible to participate in the CACFP as a day care home sponsor?
    §12.26 Where must a contractor obtain a performance bond?     §378.26 Where must a contractor obtain a performance bond?
    §12.27 How often must an organization submit a performance bond?     §378.27 How often must an organization submit a performance bond?
    §12.28 Must the dollar amount of the performance bond be adjusted?     §378.28 Must the dollar amount of the performance bond be adjusted?
    §12.29 What happens if an organization has fewer than three years of administrative and financial history?     §378.29 What happens if an organization has fewer than three years of administrative and financial history?
    §12.30 When must a representative of the organization make records available at the primary physical location?     §378.30 When must a representative of the organization make records available at the primary physical location?
    §12.31 When must a representative of the organization be available at the primary physical location?     §378.31 When must a representative of the organization be available at the primary physical location?
    §12.32 How must a contractor make itself available to DHS and providers?     §378.32 How must a contractor make itself available to DHS and providers?
    §12.33 What must happen if a contractor's primary physical location changes?     §378.33 What must happen if a contractor's primary physical location changes?
    §12.34 How do contractors and facilities qualify to participate in the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program?     §378.34 How do contractors and facilities qualify to participate in the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program?
    §12.35 Are supervised athletic activities ever allowed in the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program?     §378.35 Are supervised athletic activities ever allowed in the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program?
    §12.36 What information must contractors that operate or sponsor the participation of one or more emergency shelters provide to demonstrate that they qualify to participate in the CACFP as an emergency shelter?     §378.36 What information must contractors that operate or sponsor the participation of one or more emergency shelters provide to demonstrate that they qualify to participate in the CACFP as an emergency shelter?
    §12.37 Are there any conditions that would make a contractor ineligible to participate in the CACFP?     §378.37 Are there any conditions that would make a contractor ineligible to participate in the CACFP?
  3   Contractor Application Process   3   Contractor Application Process
    §12.61 Must a contractor submit an application to participate in the CACFP?     §378.61 Must a contractor submit an application to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.62 What must a contractor do if the information on its application changes from what was originally submitted?     §378.62 What must a contractor do if the information on its application changes from what was originally submitted?
    §12.63 What criteria does DHS use to approve or deny applications for participation?     §378.63 What criteria does DHS use to approve or deny applications for participation?
    §12.64 Because of its status as a nonprofit, is there any information a sponsor is required to include in its application to meet Internal Revenue Service requirements?     §378.64 Because of its status as a nonprofit, is there any information a sponsor is required to include in its application to meet Internal Revenue Service requirements?
    §12.65 What information must a contractor submit in its program application?     §378.65 What information must a contractor submit in its program application?
    §12.66 Does DHS conduct pre-approval visits to child care contractors applying to participate in the CACFP?     §378.66 Does DHS conduct pre-approval visits to child care contractors applying to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.67 What happens if a contractor's application is incomplete?     §378.67 What happens if a contractor's application is incomplete?
    §12.68 Can a contractor reapply if its application is denied?     §378.68 Can a contractor reapply if its application is denied?
  4   Agreements   4   Agreements
    §12.81 Is a contractor required to enter into an agreement with DHS in order to participate in the CACFP?     §378.81 Is a contractor required to enter into an agreement with DHS in order to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.82 What is the nature of this agreement?     §378.82 What is the nature of this agreement?
    §12.83 Is a facility required to enter into an agreement with a sponsoring organization to participate in the CACFP?     §378.83 Is a facility required to enter into an agreement with a sponsoring organization to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.84 Is this also a legally binding document that specifies the rights and responsibilities of both the sponsor and facility?     §378.84 Is this also a legally binding document that specifies the rights and responsibilities of both the sponsor and facility?
    §12.85 Must a contractor that purchases meals from a food service management company (FSMC) or school food authority (SFA) enter into a contract with that entity?     §378.85 Must a contractor that purchases meals from a food service management company (FSMC) or school food authority (SFA) enter into a contract with that entity?
    §12.86 What is the term of this agreement?     §378.86 What is the term of this agreement?
    §12.87 How may this agreement be extended?     §378.87 How may this agreement be extended?
    §12.88 Can an extension last more than 12 months?     §378.88 Can an extension last more than 12 months?
    §12.89 What information must a contractor include in its agreement?     §378.89 What information must a contractor include in its agreement?
    §12.90 What happens if an FSMC does not provide a contractor with monthly billing records by the specified date?     §378.90 What happens if an FSMC does not provide a contractor with monthly billing records by the specified date?
    §12.91 Can an organization have more than one agreement with DHS to participate as a CACFP day care home contractor, child care center contractor, or adult day care center contractor?     §378.91 Can an organization have more than one agreement with DHS to participate as a CACFP day care home contractor, child care center contractor, or adult day care center contractor?
    §12.92 What if the organization is legally distinct from a current CACFP contractor?     §378.92 What if the organization is legally distinct from a current CACFP contractor?
  5   Contractor Standards and Responsibilities   5   Contractor Standards and Responsibilities
    §12.111 Must a contractor follow specific procurement guidelines to obtain food, supplies, and other goods and services for the CACFP?     §378.111 Must a contractor follow specific procurement guidelines to obtain food, supplies, and other goods and services for the CACFP?
    §12.112 How must a contractor obtain the title to, use, and dispose of equipment used in the operation of the CACFP?     §378.112 How must a contractor obtain the title to, use, and dispose of equipment used in the operation of the CACFP?
    §12.113 Under what standards must a child care or adult day care center contractor determine a participant's eligibility for free and reduced-price meals?     §378.113 Under what standards must a child care or adult day care center contractor determine a participant's eligibility for free and reduced-price meals?
    §12.114 How must DHS and child care or adult day care center contractors verify the eligibility of program participants for free and reduced-price meals?     §378.114 How must DHS and child care or adult day care center contractors verify the eligibility of program participants for free and reduced-price meals?
    §12.115 Are there any restrictions on the type of meals that an adult day care center contractor can claim for reimbursement?     §378.115 Are there any restrictions on the type of meals that an adult day care center contractor can claim for reimbursement?
    §12.116 Can a contractor consider individuals who live in residential institutions and attend the adult day care center during the day as "enrolled" on the center's claim forms?     §378.116 Can a contractor consider individuals who live in residential institutions and attend the adult day care center during the day as "enrolled" on the center's claim forms?
    §12.117 Is a contractor who is approved to operate the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program required to provide snacks free of charge to its participants?     §378.117 Is a contractor who is approved to operate the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program required to provide snacks free of charge to its participants?
    §12.118 Will contractors be discriminated against in the CACFP?     §378.118 Will contractors be discriminated against in the CACFP?
    §12.119 Is a contractor required to prevent discrimination against participants in its CACFP operations?     §378.119 Is a contractor required to prevent discrimination against participants in its CACFP operations?
    §12.120 Are contractors and facilities required to ensure that health, safety, and sanitation standards are enforced?     §378.120 Are contractors and facilities required to ensure that health, safety, and sanitation standards are enforced?
    §12.121 Must a contractor provide training and technical assistance to its center or sponsored facility staff?     §378.121 Must a contractor provide training and technical assistance to its center or sponsored facility staff?
    §12.122 Can a contractor implement a change to its approved management plan before DHS approves the change?     §378.122 Can a contractor implement a change to its approved management plan before DHS approves the change?
  6   Budgets   6   Budgets
    §12.141 How must a contractor submit an administrative budget for DHS approval?     §378.141 How must a contractor submit an administrative budget for DHS approval?
    §12.142 What information must a day care home sponsor include when submitting its budget?     §378.142 What information must a day care home sponsor include when submitting its budget?
    §12.143 What are the program functions that should be included in a budget?     §378.143 What are the program functions that should be included in a budget?
    §12.144 What should the contractor do if the required program functions are provided at no cost to the program?     §378.144 What should the contractor do if the required program functions are provided at no cost to the program?
    §12.145 How must a contractor manage payment of costs that are not allowable uses of program funds?     §378.145 How must a contractor manage payment of costs that are not allowable uses of program funds?
    §12.146 How does DHS handle adjustments to the budget?     §378.146 How does DHS handle adjustments to the budget?
    §12.147 When must a contractor submit its budget to DHS?     §378.147 When must a contractor submit its budget to DHS?
    §12.148 Will DHS approve a budget adjustment retroactively?     §378.148 Will DHS approve a budget adjustment retroactively?
    §12.149 What happens if a day care home sponsor operates at a deficit?     §378.149 What happens if a day care home sponsor operates at a deficit?
    §12.150 What happens if a day care home sponsor exceeds the allowable amounts calculated under 7 CFR §226.12?     §378.150 What happens if a day care home sponsor exceeds the allowable amounts calculated under 7 CFR §226.12?
    §12.151 How must a contractor report donations on its budget?     §378.151 How must a contractor report donations on its budget?
    §12.152 How does DHS determine the limits of a day care home sponsor's budget?     §378.152 How does DHS determine the limits of a day care home sponsor's budget?
    §12.153 What part of the budget can DHS limit?     §378.153 What part of the budget can DHS limit?

  §12.154 What budget information must a contractor provide when it applies for start-up or expansion funds?     §378.154 What budget information must a contractor provide when it applies for start-up or expansion funds?
  7   Financial Management   7   Financial Management
    §12.161 Is a contractor required to implement a particular financial management system?     §378.161 Is a contractor required to implement a particular financial management system?
    §12.162 Must a contractor maintain financial management system records related to its participation in the CACFP?     §378.162 Must a contractor maintain financial management system records related to its participation in the CACFP?
    §12.163 Is a Day Activity and Health Services (DAHS) center that participates in the CACFP required to report any reimbursement it receives while taking part in the CACFP?     §378.163 Is a Day Activity and Health Services (DAHS) center that participates in the CACFP required to report any reimbursement it receives while taking part in the CACFP?
    §12.164 Can a contractor use CACFP funds to assist eligible unlicensed or unregistered potential day care homes to become licensed or registered?     §378.164 Can a contractor use CACFP funds to assist eligible unlicensed or unregistered potential day care homes to become licensed or registered?
    §12.165 Can a contractor use CACFP funds to assist potential day care homes to become licensed or registered if those providers have previously received CACFP funds?     §378.165 Can a contractor use CACFP funds to assist potential day care homes to become licensed or registered if those providers have previously received CACFP funds?
  8   Reporting and Record Retention   8   Reporting and Record Retention
    §12.171 How must a contractor submit reports to DHS?     §378.171 How must a contractor submit reports to DHS?
    §12.172 What information must a contractor keep to support reports submitted to DHS?     §378.172 What information must a contractor keep to support reports submitted to DHS?
    §12.173 How long must a contractor maintain records and documents pertaining to the CACFP?     §378.173 How long must a contractor maintain records and documents pertaining to the CACFP?
    §12.174 How long must a contractor maintain program-related documentation if litigation, claims, audits, or investigations involving these records occur before the end of three years and 90 days?     §378.174 How long must a contractor maintain program-related documentation if litigation, claims, audits, or investigations involving these records occur before the end of three years and 90 days?
    §12.175 When is litigation, a claim, an audit, or an investigation finding resolved?     §378.175 When is litigation, a claim, an audit, or an investigation finding resolved?
    §12.176 Must a contractor provide access to its facilities and records?     §378.176 Must a contractor provide access to its facilities and records?
    §12.177 How must a sponsoring organization with more than one approved facility maintain records?     §378.177 How must a sponsoring organization with more than one approved facility maintain records?
    §12.178 Can a sponsoring organization maintain CACFP records with other program records?     §378.178 Can a sponsoring organization maintain CACFP records with other program records?
    §12.179 Must a sponsoring organization ensure that facilities maintain certain records daily?     §378.179 Must a sponsoring organization ensure that facilities maintain certain records daily?
    §12.180 What forms must a contractor use to administer the CACFP?     §378.180 What forms must a contractor use to administer the CACFP?
    §12.181 What is the authority for maintaining and submitting records?     §378.181 What is the authority for maintaining and submitting records?
    §12.182 What management information must a day care home sponsor submit each month?     §378.182 What management information must a day care home sponsor submit each month?
    §12.183 In what form must this information be submitted?     §378.183 In what form must this information be submitted?
  9   Meal Requirements   9   Meal Requirements
    §12.191 Must a contractor ensure that all meals served and claimed for reimbursement satisfy the CACFP program requirements?     §378.191 Must a contractor ensure that all meals served and claimed for reimbursement satisfy the CACFP program requirements?
    §12.192 How much time can elapse between meals?     §378.192 How much time can elapse between meals?
    §12.193 How long can individual meal times last?     §378.193 How long can individual meal times last?
    §12.194 Are there any exceptions?     §378.194 Are there any exceptions?
    §12.195 Can a day care home sponsor require the use of pre-planned pre-printed menus?     §378.195 Can a day care home sponsor require the use of pre-planned pre-printed menus?
    §12.196 Can a day care home sponsor provide pre-planned pre-printed menus as a training tool only?     §378.196 Can a day care home sponsor provide pre-planned pre-printed menus as a training tool only?
    §12.197 Can a day care home use pre-planned menus?     §378.197 Can a day care home use pre-planned menus?
    §12.198 Can a contractor claim reimbursement for meals served to eligible program participants during field trips?     §378.198 Can a contractor claim reimbursement for meals served to eligible program participants during field trips?
  10   Day Care Homes   10   Day Care Homes
    §12.211 What materials must a day home sponsor submit in order for a day care home to be approved to participate in the CACFP?     §378.211 What materials must a day home sponsor submit in order for a day care home to be approved to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.212 Is there a time frame by which a day home sponsor must submit application materials in order for a day care home to be approved to participate in the CACFP in a given month?     §378.212 Is there a time frame by which a day home sponsor must submit application materials in order for a day care home to be approved to participate in the CACFP in a given month?
    §12.213 What constitutes a complete and correct Day Care Home Application?     §378.213 What constitutes a complete and correct Day Care Home Application?
    §12.214 Is there any information on the Day Care Home Application that DHS can complete or correct on behalf of the provider?     §378.214 Is there any information on the Day Care Home Application that DHS can complete or correct on behalf of the provider?
    §12.215 What constitutes a complete and correct Agreement Between Sponsor and Day Care Home Provider?     §378.215 What constitutes a complete and correct Agreement Between Sponsor and Day Care Home Provider?
    §12.216 Is there any information on the Agreement Between Sponsor and Day Care Home Provider that DHS can complete or correct on behalf of the provider?     §378.216 Is there any information on the Agreement Between Sponsor and Day Care Home Provider that DHS can complete or correct on behalf of the provider?
    §12.217 How does DHS determine the date a day care home can participate in the CACFP?     §378.217 How does DHS determine the date a day care home can participate in the CACFP?
    §12.218 Which days of the week does DHS approve as meal service days for day care homes?     §378.218 Which days of the week does DHS approve as meal service days for day care homes?
    §12.219 Can a day care home that is currently participating in the CACFP under one sponsor sign an agreement to participate with a different sponsor?     §378.219 Can a day care home that is currently participating in the CACFP under one sponsor sign an agreement to participate with a different sponsor?
    §12.220 Can a day care home change sponsors more than once during the program year?     §378.220 Can a day care home change sponsors more than once during the program year?
    §12.221 What is good cause for transferring?     §378.221 What is good cause for transferring?
    §12.222 Can a day care home participate with more than one sponsor in the same month?     §378.222 Can a day care home participate with more than one sponsor in the same month?
    §12.223 Can a day care home provider that participates in the CACFP actively take part in any sponsor's day-to-day operations, either full- or part-time?     §378.223 Can a day care home provider that participates in the CACFP actively take part in any sponsor's day-to-day operations, either full- or part-time?
    §12.224 Can a day care home provider be a board member of a sponsoring organization?     §378.224 Can a day care home provider be a board member of a sponsoring organization?
    §12.225 Can a day care home provider that has been found guilty of committing fraud in the CACFP still participate in the CACFP?     §378.225 Can a day care home provider that has been found guilty of committing fraud in the CACFP still participate in the CACFP?
    §12.226 Is a day care home required to attend program-related training to qualify to participate in the CACFP?     §378.226 Is a day care home required to attend program-related training to qualify to participate in the CACFP?
    §12.227 Does DHS limit the number of day care homes that a new contractor may sponsor?     §378.227 Does DHS limit the number of day care homes that a new contractor may sponsor?
    §12.228 If DHS limits the number of day care homes that a newly approved contractor can sponsor, how can the contractor gain additional homes?     §378.228 If DHS limits the number of day care homes that a newly approved contractor can sponsor, how can the contractor gain additional homes?
    §12.229 Does DHS limit the number of day care homes that a contractor currently participating in the CACFP may sponsor?     §378.229 Does DHS limit the number of day care homes that a contractor currently participating in the CACFP may sponsor?
    §12.230 Does DHS approve additional day care homes for contractors already participating in the CACFP?     §378.230 Does DHS approve additional day care homes for contractors already participating in the CACFP?
    §12.231 How does DHS notify a contractor that its total number of day care homes has been limited?     §378.231 How does DHS notify a contractor that its total number of day care homes has been limited?
    §12.232 On what does DHS base its adjustment?     §378.232 On what does DHS base its adjustment?
    §12.233 In addition to the provisions of 7 CFR §226.13 and §226.18, what other guidelines must a contractor that sponsors day care homes follow?     §378.233 In addition to the provisions of 7 CFR §226.13 and §226.18, what other guidelines must a contractor that sponsors day care homes follow?
  11   Start-Up and Expansion Payments   11   Start-Up and Expansion Payments
    §12.261 What are start-up and expansion payments?     §378.261 What are start-up and expansion payments?
    §12.262 Which contractors are eligible to request start-up and expansion payments?     §378.262 Which contractors are eligible to request start-up and expansion payments?
    §12.263 How does a contractor apply to receive start-up and expansion payments?     §378.263 How does a contractor apply to receive start-up and expansion payments?
    §12.264 How does DHS issue start-up payments to contractors that sponsor or want to sponsor day care homes?     §378.264 How does DHS issue start-up payments to contractors that sponsor or want to sponsor day care homes?
    §12.265 How does DHS issue expansion payments to day care home sponsors?     §378.265 How does DHS issue expansion payments to day care home sponsors?
    §12.266 How does DHS determine the amount of expansion payments issued to a day care home sponsor?     §378.266 How does DHS determine the amount of expansion payments issued to a day care home sponsor?
    §12.267 How must a day care home sponsor use expansion payments?     §378.267 How must a day care home sponsor use expansion payments?
    §12.268 How must a day care home sponsor use start-up payments?     §378.268 How must a day care home sponsor use start-up payments?
    §12.269 Can start-up or expansion payments awarded to day care home sponsors be used to recruit day care homes that are already participating with another DHS-approved sponsoring organization?     §378.269 Can start-up or expansion payments awarded to day care home sponsors be used to recruit day care homes that are already participating with another DHS-approved sponsoring organization?
  12   Advance Payments   12   Advance Payments
    §12.281 Does DHS issue and monitor advance payments to contractors according to a specific procedure?     §378.281 Does DHS issue and monitor advance payments to contractors according to a specific procedure?
    §12.282 How must a contractor account for advance funds?     §378.282 How must a contractor account for advance funds?
    §12.283 How does DHS issue advance payments to a contractor that has a claim history?     §378.283 How does DHS issue advance payments to a contractor that has a claim history?
    §12.284 How does DHS issue advance payments to a contractor that does not have a claim history?     §378.284 How does DHS issue advance payments to a contractor that does not have a claim history?
    §12.285 How does DHS estimate advance payment amounts?     §378.285 How does DHS estimate advance payment amounts?
    §12.286 Does DHS issue retroactive advances?     §378.286 Does DHS issue retroactive advances?
    §12.287 What happens if USDA does not provide sufficient funds for DHS to pay both advance payments and claims for reimbursement in full?     §378.287 What happens if USDA does not provide sufficient funds for DHS to pay both advance payments and claims for reimbursement in full?
    §12.288 How does DHS recoup advance payments?     §378.288 How does DHS recoup advance payments?
    §12.289 What happens if the advance payment exceeds the reimbursement earned in the month for which the advance is issued?     §378.289 What happens if the advance payment exceeds the reimbursement earned in the month for which the advance is issued?
    §12.290 What happens if a contractor who sponsors day care homes does not comply with program requirements?     §378.290 What happens if a contractor who sponsors day care homes does not comply with program requirements?
  13   Commodities and Cash-in-Lieu Assistance   13   Commodities and Cash-in-Lieu Assistance
    §12.311 Does DHS provide commodity assistance to contractors?     §378.311 Does DHS provide commodity assistance to contractors?
    §12.312 How does DHS determine whether to issue commodities or cash-in-lieu of commodities?     §378.312 How does DHS determine whether to issue commodities or cash-in-lieu of commodities?
    §12.313 If a day care home sponsor chooses to distribute bonus commodities to its day care homes, how does it determine the number of commodities to distribute to each day care home?     §378.313 If a day care home sponsor chooses to distribute bonus commodities to its day care homes, how does it determine the number of commodities to distribute to each day care home?
    §12.314 Who covers the costs of distributing bonus commodities?     §378.314 Who covers the costs of distributing bonus commodities?
    §12.315 Can a sponsoring organization include administrative costs associated with the distribution of bonus commodities in its CACFP costs?     §378.315 Can a sponsoring organization include administrative costs associated with the distribution of bonus commodities in its CACFP costs?
    §12.316 What does DHS require of a day care home sponsoring organization before that organization can submit charges to its day care homes?     §378.316 What does DHS require of a day care home sponsoring organization before that organization can submit charges to its day care homes?
    §12.317 Are facilities or centers required to receive bonus commodities?     §378.317 Are facilities or centers required to receive bonus commodities?
  14   Reimbursement       Reimbursement
    §12.331 Under what authority does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the CACFP?     §378.331 Under what authority does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the CACFP?
    §12.332 Under what authority must contractors reimburse facilities?     §378.332 Under what authority must contractors reimburse facilities?
    §12.333 How does DHS assign reimbursement rates for contractors?     §378.333 How does DHS assign reimbursement rates for contractors?
    §12.334 What options does DHS use to reimburse contractors?     §378.334 What options does DHS use to reimburse contractors?
    §12.335 How does DHS compute reimbursement for approved child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, adult day care centers, and day care homes?     §378.335 How does DHS compute reimbursement for approved child care centers, outside-school-hours care centers, adult day care centers, and day care homes?
    §12.336 What are Title III benefits?     §378.336 What are Title III benefits?
    §12.337 Can independent adult day care centers and contractors that sponsor adult day care centers claim reimbursement for meals supported by Title III of the Older Americans Act?     §378.337 Can independent adult day care centers and contractors that sponsor adult day care centers claim reimbursement for meals supported by Title III of the Older Americans Act?
    §12.338 If a contractor uses a food service management company to prepare the meals served at the adult day care center, who is responsible for ensuring that neither Title III funds nor commodities were used in the meals?     §378.338 If a contractor uses a food service management company to prepare the meals served at the adult day care center, who is responsible for ensuring that neither Title III funds nor commodities were used in the meals?
    §12.339 How many snacks can a CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program contractor claim for reimbursement?     §378.339 How many snacks can a CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program contractor claim for reimbursement?
    §12.340 What are the requirements for submitting a claim for reimbursement for a snack?     §378.340 What are the requirements for submitting a claim for reimbursement for a snack?
    §12.341 What rate does DHS use to reimburse contractors who operate the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program?     §378.341 What rate does DHS use to reimburse contractors who operate the CACFP At Risk Afterschool Snack program?
    §12.342 Can a contractor be reimbursed for after school snacks served to participants in an approved At Risk Afterschool program in addition to the meals provided in traditional child care?     §378.342 Can a contractor be reimbursed for after school snacks served to participants in an approved At Risk Afterschool program in addition to the meals provided in traditional child care?
    §12.343 What is the maximum number of reimbursable meals under the CACFP?     §378.343 What is the maximum number of reimbursable meals under the CACFP?
    §12.344 Are there any exceptions?     §378.344 Are there any exceptions?
    §12.345 How many meals can a contractor that sponsors or operates emergency shelters for homeless children include in a claim for reimbursement?     §378.345 How many meals can a contractor that sponsors or operates emergency shelters for homeless children include in a claim for reimbursement?
    §12.346 Are there any meals for which emergency shelters for homeless children contractors cannot claim reimbursement?     §378.346 Are there any meals for which emergency shelters for homeless children contractors cannot claim reimbursement?
    §12.347 Must a contractor claim reimbursement within a specific time period?     §378.347 Must a contractor claim reimbursement within a specific time period?
    §12.348 Who is responsible for the accuracy of the information submitted on the contractor's claim for reimbursement?     §378.348 Who is responsible for the accuracy of the information submitted on the contractor's claim for reimbursement?
    §12.349 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?     §378.349 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?
    §12.350 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?     §378.350 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?
    §12.351 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.351 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.352 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?     §378.352 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?
    §12.353 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?     §378.353 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?
    §12.354 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.354 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.355 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?     §378.355 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?
    §12.356 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?     §378.356 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?
    §12.357 What guidelines must a contractor use when serving second meals?     §378.357 What guidelines must a contractor use when serving second meals?
    §12.358 How must a contractor claim reimbursement for second meals?     §378.358 How must a contractor claim reimbursement for second meals?
    §12.359 Can a contractor that serves meals family style claim reimbursement for second meals?     §378.359 Can a contractor that serves meals family style claim reimbursement for second meals?
    §12.360 Can a day care home claim CACFP reimbursement for meals served to another day care home provider's own children when both providers participate in the CACFP?     §378.360 Can a day care home claim CACFP reimbursement for meals served to another day care home provider's own children when both providers participate in the CACFP?
    §12.361 Can the day care home providerís own child be considered a nonresidential child for the purpose of claiming reimbursement for a meal service at the day care home of another provider?     §378.361 Can the day care home providerís own child be considered a nonresidential child for the purpose of claiming reimbursement for a meal service at the day care home of another provider?
    §12.362 What age group of children must an emergency shelter or homeless site serve in order to be eligible to participate as a contractor in the CACFP?     §378.362 What age group of children must an emergency shelter or homeless site serve in order to be eligible to participate as a contractor in the CACFP?
    §12.363 Are there any exceptions?     §378.363 Are there any exceptions?
  15   Overpayments   15   Overpayments
    §12.381 How does DHS manage overpayment of claims for reimbursement, advance payments, start-up, and expansion fund payments?     §378.381 How does DHS manage overpayment of claims for reimbursement, advance payments, start-up, and expansion fund payments?
    §12.382 What happens to program funds that a day care home sponsor recovers from a day care home?     §378.382 What happens to program funds that a day care home sponsor recovers from a day care home?
    §12.383 Can a day care home sponsor use CACFP funds to recruit day care homes?     §378.383 Can a day care home sponsor use CACFP funds to recruit day care homes?
  16   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations   16   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations
    §12.391 Is a contractor required to monitor its own program operations?     §378.391 Is a contractor required to monitor its own program operations?
    §12.392 Does DHS conduct periodic visits to CACFP contractors?     §378.392 Does DHS conduct periodic visits to CACFP contractors?
    §12.393 How does DHS determine which contractors to visit?     §378.393 How does DHS determine which contractors to visit?
    §12.394 Does DHS require sponsors of day care homes to verify participation of the children in their day care homes?     §378.394 Does DHS require sponsors of day care homes to verify participation of the children in their day care homes?
    §12.395 How must a day care home sponsor verify the participation of the children claimed?     §378.395 How must a day care home sponsor verify the participation of the children claimed?
    §12.396 How must a day care home sponsor verify a child's enrollment in a day care home?     §378.396 How must a day care home sponsor verify a child's enrollment in a day care home?
    §12.397 Can a contractor verify the participation of children in day care homes even if the day care home is neither randomly selected for verification by DHS nor requires additional verification of participation after being randomly selected by DHS?     §378.397 Can a contractor verify the participation of children in day care homes even if the day care home is neither randomly selected for verification by DHS nor requires additional verification of participation after being randomly selected by DHS?
    §12.398 How does a day care home sponsor conduct reviews of day care homes?     §378.398 How does a day care home sponsor conduct reviews of day care homes?
    §12.399 How does a center sponsor conduct reviews of its sponsored facilities?     §378.399 How does a center sponsor conduct reviews of its sponsored facilities?
    §12.400 What type of monitoring reviews must a day care home sponsor conduct?     §378.400 What type of monitoring reviews must a day care home sponsor conduct?
    §12.401 Must the day care home sponsor observe a meal service during each monitoring review?     §378.401 Must the day care home sponsor observe a meal service during each monitoring review?
    §12.402 What happens if the day care home sponsor cannot confirm program participation?     §378.402 What happens if the day care home sponsor cannot confirm program participation?
    §12.403 When must a day care home sponsor conduct monitoring reviews of day care homes that participate on weekends?     §378.403 When must a day care home sponsor conduct monitoring reviews of day care homes that participate on weekends?
    §12.404 How does a contractor that sponsors the participation of child and adult care centers conduct monitoring reviews of its sponsored facilities?     §378.404 How does a contractor that sponsors the participation of child and adult care centers conduct monitoring reviews of its sponsored facilities?
    §12.405 Is a contractor that uses a food service management company (FSMC) contract required to monitor contracts with the FSMC?     §378.405 Is a contractor that uses a food service management company (FSMC) contract required to monitor contracts with the FSMC?
    §12.406 What happens if the health and well being of a program participant is at risk because of program deficiencies identified during an FSMC review?     §378.406 What happens if the health and well being of a program participant is at risk because of program deficiencies identified during an FSMC review?
  17   Audits   17   Audits
    §12.421 Are contractors and sponsored facilities that participate in the CACFP subject to audit?     §378.421 Are contractors and sponsored facilities that participate in the CACFP subject to audit?
    §12.422 Are certain contractors exempt from the single audit requirements?     §378.422 Are certain contractors exempt from the single audit requirements?
    §12.423 When is an audit considered acceptable?     §378.423 When is an audit considered acceptable?
    §12.424 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.424 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?
    §12.425 Does DHS reimburse a contractor for the cost of obtaining a single audit?     §378.425 Does DHS reimburse a contractor for the cost of obtaining a single audit?
  18   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action   18   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action
    §12.441 Does DHS investigate and resolve program deficiencies, program irregularities, and evidence of violations of criminal law or civil fraud statutes?     §378.441 Does DHS investigate and resolve program deficiencies, program irregularities, and evidence of violations of criminal law or civil fraud statutes?
    §12.442 What does DHS do if a contractor fails to comply with the CACFP requirements in 7 CFR Part 226 and this subchapter?     §378.442 What does DHS do if a contractor fails to comply with the CACFP requirements in 7 CFR Part 226 and this subchapter?
    §12.443 What does DHS do if DHS learns that a contractor has submitted false information on its program application?     §378.443 What does DHS do if DHS learns that a contractor has submitted false information on its program application?
    §12.444 What happens to eligible day care home providers or centers when their sponsoring organization is disqualified?     §378.444 What happens to eligible day care home providers or centers when their sponsoring organization is disqualified?
    §12.445 What happens if a contractor fails to attend mandatory DHS training?     §378.445 What happens if a contractor fails to attend mandatory DHS training?
    §12.446 What happens if a day care home sponsor fails to properly monitor or train providers when program violations related to monitoring or training of providers identified during an administrative review exceed a tolerance level of one provider or 10% of the providers sampled, whichever amount is greater?     §378.446 What happens if a day care home sponsor fails to properly monitor or train providers when program violations related to monitoring or training of providers identified during an administrative review exceed a tolerance level of one provider or 10% of the providers sampled, whichever amount is greater?
    §12.447 What happens if DHS determines during the follow-up review that the day care home sponsor has not corrected all program noncompliances identified in the initial review?     §378.447 What happens if DHS determines during the follow-up review that the day care home sponsor has not corrected all program noncompliances identified in the initial review?
    §12.448 What happens after the second follow-up review if the day care home sponsor fails to demonstrate that all serious deficiencies identified by DHS have been or will be corrected?     §378.448 What happens after the second follow-up review if the day care home sponsor fails to demonstrate that all serious deficiencies identified by DHS have been or will be corrected?
    §12.449 What happens if a day care home sponsor fails to ensure that a claim is submitted only for eligible meals served to eligible children?     §378.449 What happens if a day care home sponsor fails to ensure that a claim is submitted only for eligible meals served to eligible children?
    §12.450 What happens if DHS determines during the test month of the initial review that 10% or more of the meals sampled and claimed for reimbursement fail to meet program requirements?     §378.450 What happens if DHS determines during the test month of the initial review that 10% or more of the meals sampled and claimed for reimbursement fail to meet program requirements?
    §12.451 What happens if DHS determines during the follow-up review that 10% or more of the meals sampled and claimed for reimbursement for the test month fail to meet program requirements?     §378.451 What happens if DHS determines during the follow-up review that 10% or more of the meals sampled and claimed for reimbursement for the test month fail to meet program requirements?
    §12.452 What happens even if less than 10% of all meals claimed for the test month of the follow-up are ineligible?     §378.452 What happens even if less than 10% of all meals claimed for the test month of the follow-up are ineligible?
    §12.453 What happens during the second follow-up review if the day care home sponsor fails to demonstrate that all serious deficiencies identified by DHS have been or will be corrected?     §378.453 What happens during the second follow-up review if the day care home sponsor fails to demonstrate that all serious deficiencies identified by DHS have been or will be corrected?
    §12.454 What happens if a day care home sponsor fails to disburse program funds to providers according to program requirements when program violations related to the disbursement of program funds to providers identified during an administrative review exceed a tolerance level of one provider or 10% of the providers sampled, whichever amount is greater?     §378.454 What happens if a day care home sponsor fails to disburse program funds to providers according to program requirements when program violations related to the disbursement of program funds to providers identified during an administrative review exceed a tolerance level of one provider or 10% of the providers sampled, whichever amount is greater?
    §12.455 What happens if DHS determines during the follow-up review that the day care home sponsor has not corrected all instances of program noncompliance identified in the initial review?     §378.455 What happens if DHS determines during the follow-up review that the day care home sponsor has not corrected all instances of program noncompliance identified in the initial review?
    §12.456 What happens after the second follow-up review if the day care home sponsor fails to demonstrate that all serious deficiencies identified by DHS have been or will be corrected?     §378.456 What happens after the second follow-up review if the day care home sponsor fails to demonstrate that all serious deficiencies identified by DHS have been or will be corrected?
    §12.457 What happens if, during a review or an audit, DHS cites a day care home sponsor for deficiencies in administrative or financial capabilities because the sponsor has too many day care homes?     §378.457 What happens if, during a review or an audit, DHS cites a day care home sponsor for deficiencies in administrative or financial capabilities because the sponsor has too many day care homes?
    §12.458 Can a day care home sponsor that is deficient in program operations add day care homes?     §378.458 Can a day care home sponsor that is deficient in program operations add day care homes?
    §12.459 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to the single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?     §378.459 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to the single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?
    §12.460 What does DHS do if a contractor fails to accomplish the required corrective action and permanently correct the serious deficiency regarding its single audit?     §378.460 What does DHS do if a contractor fails to accomplish the required corrective action and permanently correct the serious deficiency regarding its single audit?
    §12.461 Can a contractor appeal this action?     §378.461 Can a contractor appeal this action?
    §12.462 If a contractor subject to the single audit requirements fails to obtain and submit an acceptable audit by the specified due date and DHS either conducts the audit or arranges for an audit to be conducted by a third party, who must pay for the audit?     §378.462 If a contractor subject to the single audit requirements fails to obtain and submit an acceptable audit by the specified due date and DHS either conducts the audit or arranges for an audit to be conducted by a third party, who must pay for the audit?
    §12.463 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?     §378.463 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?
    §12.464 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.464 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.465 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.465 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.466 How is a new audit due date determined?     §378.466 How is a new audit due date determined?
    §12.467 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?     §378.467 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?
    §12.468 Can a contractor request more than one extension?     §378.468 Can a contractor request more than one extension?
    §12.469 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?     §378.469 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?
    §12.470 Must a contractor repay any overpayments identified through an audit finding?     §378.470 Must a contractor repay any overpayments identified through an audit finding?
    §12.471 What happens if a day care home sponsor determines during a monitoring review or by other means that a provider has been seriously deficient in its operation of the CACFP?     §378.471 What happens if a day care home sponsor determines during a monitoring review or by other means that a provider has been seriously deficient in its operation of the CACFP?
    §12.472 What happens if a day care home sponsor conducts two or more unannounced monitoring reviews in a 12-month period and cannot confirm that children are enrolled for child care and participating in the program?     §378.472 What happens if a day care home sponsor conducts two or more unannounced monitoring reviews in a 12-month period and cannot confirm that children are enrolled for child care and participating in the program?
  19   Denials and Termination   19   Denials and Termination
    §12.491 What criteria does DHS use to deny applications and to terminate agreements for participation in the CACFP when a contractor fails to meet eligibility requirements?     §378.491 What criteria does DHS use to deny applications and to terminate agreements for participation in the CACFP when a contractor fails to meet eligibility requirements?
    §12.492 How does DHS notify a contractor of its denial of an application or proposal to terminate an agreement?     §378.492 How does DHS notify a contractor of its denial of an application or proposal to terminate an agreement?
    §12.493 Does DHS deny an application for participation or terminate an agreement when a contractor subject to the bonding requirement identified in 7 CFR §226.6 and Division 2 of this subchapter (relating to Eligibility of Contractors and Facilities) fails to comply with that requirement?     §378.493 Does DHS deny an application for participation or terminate an agreement when a contractor subject to the bonding requirement identified in 7 CFR §226.6 and Division 2 of this subchapter (relating to Eligibility of Contractors and Facilities) fails to comply with that requirement?
    §12.494 Can a contractor request relief from the bonding requirement?     §378.494 Can a contractor request relief from the bonding requirement?
    §12.495 What criteria must a day care home sponsor use to deny or terminate agreements with a day care home?     §378.495 What criteria must a day care home sponsor use to deny or terminate agreements with a day care home?
    §12.496 How does a day care home sponsor notify a day care home participating in the CACFP of its proposal to terminate the day care home's participation in the program?     §378.496 How does a day care home sponsor notify a day care home participating in the CACFP of its proposal to terminate the day care home's participation in the program?
    §12.497 Does DHS terminate an agreement with a contractor or deny the application of a contractor that has failed to permanently correct a serious deficiency in the administration of the CACFP?     §378.497 Does DHS terminate an agreement with a contractor or deny the application of a contractor that has failed to permanently correct a serious deficiency in the administration of the CACFP?
  20   Appeals   20   Appeals
    §12.511 How does DHS conduct contractor and day care home appeals?     §378.511 How does DHS conduct contractor and day care home appeals?
    §12.512 How does DHS conduct food service management company appeals?     §378.512 How does DHS conduct food service management company appeals?
    §12.513 Who conducts appeals based on federal audits?     §378.513 Who conducts appeals based on federal audits?
    §12.514 How must participants appeal a contractor's denial of their eligibility for free and reduced-price meal benefits?     §378.514 How must participants appeal a contractor's denial of their eligibility for free and reduced-price meal benefits?
    §12.515 Can a contractor appeal a DHS decision not to request a USDA determination of good cause for submission of a late claim?     §378.515 Can a contractor appeal a DHS decision not to request a USDA determination of good cause for submission of a late claim?
    §12.516 How does a contractor request an appeal?     §378.516 How does a contractor request an appeal?
    §12.517 Can a contractor appeal if USDA decides that a late claim is ineligible for payment?     §378.517 Can a contractor appeal if USDA decides that a late claim is ineligible for payment?
    §12.518 Who is responsible for creating appeal procedures for sponsored day care homes?     §378.518 Who is responsible for creating appeal procedures for sponsored day care homes?
    §12.519 When is a contractor required to provide a day care home with appeal procedures?     §378.519 When is a contractor required to provide a day care home with appeal procedures?
    §12.520 What is an adverse action?     §378.520 What is an adverse action?
B     Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) B     Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
  1   Overview and Purpose   1   Overview and Purpose
    §12.601 What is the purpose of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)?     §378.601 What is the purpose of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)?
    §12.602 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?     §378.602 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?
    §12.603 How is the SFSP authorized?     §378.603 How is the SFSP authorized?
  2   Eligibility of Sponsors and Facilities   2   Eligibility of Sponsors and Facilities
    §12.611 How do sponsors qualify to participate in the SFSP?     §378.611 How do sponsors qualify to participate in the SFSP?
    §12.612 Are public school districts required to participate in the SFSP?     §378.612 Are public school districts required to participate in the SFSP?
    §12.613 If public schools are approved to participate in the National School Lunch Program, are they eligible to participate in the SFSP?     §378.613 If public schools are approved to participate in the National School Lunch Program, are they eligible to participate in the SFSP?
    §12.614 Are any sponsors required to submit proof of tax-exempt status?     §378.614 Are any sponsors required to submit proof of tax-exempt status?
    §12.615 Can a college or university participate as an SFSP sponsor on a year-round basis?     §378.615 Can a college or university participate as an SFSP sponsor on a year-round basis?
    §12.616 Does DHS approve applications from potential sponsors that do not provide year-round service to the communities they propose to serve?     §378.616 Does DHS approve applications from potential sponsors that do not provide year-round service to the communities they propose to serve?
    §12.617 Does DHS use a priority system when approving applicants that propose to serve the same area or the same enrolled children?     §378.617 Does DHS use a priority system when approving applicants that propose to serve the same area or the same enrolled children?
    §12.618 What documentation is a sponsor required to submit to show compliance with the Single Audit Act?     §378.618 What documentation is a sponsor required to submit to show compliance with the Single Audit Act?
  3   Application Process   3   Application Process
    §12.641 How does a sponsor apply to participate in the SFSP?     §378.641 How does a sponsor apply to participate in the SFSP?
    §12.642 What must a sponsor do if the information in its application changes?     §378.642 What must a sponsor do if the information in its application changes?
    §12.643 What criteria does DHS use to approve or deny applications?     §378.643 What criteria does DHS use to approve or deny applications?
  4   Sponsor Standards and Responsibilities       Sponsor Standards and Responsibilities
    §12.651 What are the rights and responsibilities of a sponsor that participates in the SFSP?   4 §378.651 What are the rights and responsibilities of a sponsor that participates in the SFSP?
    §12.652 Must a sponsor implement a particular financial management system?     §378.652 Must a sponsor implement a particular financial management system?
    §12.653 Must a sponsor maintain records and documents related to its participation in the SFSP?     §378.653 Must a sponsor maintain records and documents related to its participation in the SFSP?
    §12.654 How long must a sponsor maintain records and documents pertaining to the program?     §378.654 How long must a sponsor maintain records and documents pertaining to the program?
    §12.655 When is litigation, a claim, an audit, or an investigation finding considered resolved?     §378.655 When is litigation, a claim, an audit, or an investigation finding considered resolved?
    §12.656 Must a sponsor permit DHS to access its facilities and records?     §378.656 Must a sponsor permit DHS to access its facilities and records?
    §12.657 How must a sponsor procure foods, supplies, equipment, and other goods and services for the SFSP?     §378.657 How must a sponsor procure foods, supplies, equipment, and other goods and services for the SFSP?
    §12.658 Must a sponsor manage its meal service according to any specific guidelines?     §378.658 Must a sponsor manage its meal service according to any specific guidelines?
    §12.659 How does a sponsor determine a participantís eligibility for free or reduced-price school meals?     §378.659 How does a sponsor determine a participantís eligibility for free or reduced-price school meals?
    §12.660 Must a sponsor comply with specific health standards when operating its food service?     §378.660 Must a sponsor comply with specific health standards when operating its food service?
    §12.661 Must a sponsor prevent discrimination against participants in its SFSP operations?     §378.661 Must a sponsor prevent discrimination against participants in its SFSP operations?
    §12.662 Will a sponsor be discriminated against in the SFSP?     §378.662 Will a sponsor be discriminated against in the SFSP?
  5   Budgets   5   Budgets
    §12.681 How must a sponsor submit an administrative budget for DHS approval?     §378.681 How must a sponsor submit an administrative budget for DHS approval?
    §12.682 Can a sponsor adjust its approved budget?     §378.682 Can a sponsor adjust its approved budget?
    §12.683 When must a sponsor submit budget information to DHS?     §378.683 When must a sponsor submit budget information to DHS?
    §12.684 Will DHS approve a budget adjustment retroactively?     §378.684 Will DHS approve a budget adjustment retroactively?
  6   Food Service Management Companies   6   Food Service Management Companies
    §12.691 Can a sponsor contract with a food service management company or school food authority to obtain meals?     §378.691 Can a sponsor contract with a food service management company or school food authority to obtain meals?
    §12.692 How does a sponsor contract for the services of a food service management company (FSMC) or school food authority (SFA)?     §378.692 How does a sponsor contract for the services of a food service management company (FSMC) or school food authority (SFA)?
    §12.693 If a sponsor purchases meals from a food service management company, must it establish a special account for operating costs?     §378.693 If a sponsor purchases meals from a food service management company, must it establish a special account for operating costs?
  7   Start-Up and Advance Payments   7   Start-Up and Advance Payments
    §12.701 Does DHS provide start-up payments to sponsors?     §378.701 Does DHS provide start-up payments to sponsors?
    §12.702 Does DHS provide advance payment to sponsors before the end of the month in which the costs will be incurred?     §378.702 Does DHS provide advance payment to sponsors before the end of the month in which the costs will be incurred?
    §12.703 Is there a limit to the amount of an advance payment?     §378.703 Is there a limit to the amount of an advance payment?
  8   Commodities   8   Commodities
    §12.711 Does DHS provide commodity assistance to sponsors?     §378.711 Does DHS provide commodity assistance to sponsors?
    §12.712 How must a sponsor use these commodities?     §378.712 How must a sponsor use these commodities?
  9   Reimbursement   9   Reimbursement
    §12.721 Must a sponsor follow specific guidelines when claiming reimbursement?     §378.721 Must a sponsor follow specific guidelines when claiming reimbursement?
    §12.722 Under what authority does DHS reimburse sponsors in the SFSP?     §378.722 Under what authority does DHS reimburse sponsors in the SFSP?
    §12.723 Does DHS reimburse the cost of meals served to adults performing labor necessary for the operation of the SFSP?     §378.723 Does DHS reimburse the cost of meals served to adults performing labor necessary for the operation of the SFSP?
    §12.724 Does DHS provide supplemental reimbursement for meals served to children?     §378.724 Does DHS provide supplemental reimbursement for meals served to children?
    §12.725 Is there a specific deadline by which a sponsor must submit a claim for reimbursement?     §378.725 Is there a specific deadline by which a sponsor must submit a claim for reimbursement?
    §12.726 When must a sponsor combine two consecutive months of service on a single claim for reimbursement?     §378.726 When must a sponsor combine two consecutive months of service on a single claim for reimbursement?
    §12.727 Is there a specific deadline by which a sponsor must submit a claim for reimbursement of two consecutive months of service?     §378.727 Is there a specific deadline by which a sponsor must submit a claim for reimbursement of two consecutive months of service?
    §12.728 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?     §378.728 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?
    §12.729 How does DHS handle a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?     §378.729 How does DHS handle a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?
    §12.730 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.730 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.731 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the sponsor's control existed?     §378.731 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the sponsor's control existed?
    §12.732 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?     §378.732 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?
    §12.733 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.733 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.734 Does a sponsor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?     §378.734 Does a sponsor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?
    §12.735 If a sponsor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a sponsor still be reimbursed for that claim?     §378.735 If a sponsor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a sponsor still be reimbursed for that claim?
  10   Program Reviews and Technical Assistance   10   Program Reviews and Technical Assistance
    §12.751 Does DHS monitor a sponsorís activities?     §378.751 Does DHS monitor a sponsorís activities?
    §12.752 Is a sponsor required to administer and monitor its program operations?     §378.752 Is a sponsor required to administer and monitor its program operations?
    §12.753 Is a sponsor required to conduct reviews of its facilities?     §378.753 Is a sponsor required to conduct reviews of its facilities?
  11   Audits   11   Audits
    §12.761 Is a sponsor that participates in the SFSP subject to audit?     §378.761 Is a sponsor that participates in the SFSP subject to audit?
    §12.762 Are certain sponsors exempt from the single audit requirements?     §378.762 Are certain sponsors exempt from the single audit requirements?
    §12.763 When is an audit considered acceptable?     §378.763 When is an audit considered acceptable?
    §12.764 How is a sponsor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.764 How is a sponsor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?
  12   Sanctions and Penalties   12   Sanctions and Penalties
    §12.771 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a sponsorís operation of the SFSP?     §378.771 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a sponsorís operation of the SFSP?
    §12.772 What does DHS do if a sponsor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?     §378.772 What does DHS do if a sponsor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?
    §12.773 Can a sponsor appeal this action?     §378.773 Can a sponsor appeal this action?
    §12.774 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a sponsor from conducting an audit as required?     §378.774 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a sponsor from conducting an audit as required?
    §12.775 Who must pay for this audit?     §378.775 Who must pay for this audit?
    §12.776 What does DHS do if a sponsor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements as specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?     §378.776 What does DHS do if a sponsor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements as specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?
    §12.777 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a sponsor must submit an audit?     §378.777 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a sponsor must submit an audit?
    §12.778 How must a sponsor request an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.778 How must a sponsor request an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.779 Is DHS required to grant a sponsor an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.779 Is DHS required to grant a sponsor an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.780 How is a new audit due date determined?     §378.780 How is a new audit due date determined?
    §12.781 How is the sponsor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?     §378.781 How is the sponsor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?
    §12.782 Can a sponsor request more than one extension?     §378.782 Can a sponsor request more than one extension?
    §12.783 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?     §378.783 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?
    §12.784 Can a sponsor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the SFSP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements as stated in 7 CFR Part 3052?     §378.784 Can a sponsor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the SFSP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements as stated in 7 CFR Part 3052?
  13   Suspension and Termination   13   Suspension and Termination
    §12.801 What regulations does DHS use to deny an application for participation in the SFSP and to terminate an agreement between DHS and a sponsor?     §378.801 What regulations does DHS use to deny an application for participation in the SFSP and to terminate an agreement between DHS and a sponsor?
  14   Appeals   14   Appeals
    §12.811 How does a sponsor or food service management company (FSMC) appeal an adverse action by DHS?     §378.811 How does a sponsor or food service management company (FSMC) appeal an adverse action by DHS?
    §12.812 When must a sponsor or food service management company (FSMC) submit an appeal?     §378.812 When must a sponsor or food service management company (FSMC) submit an appeal?
    §12.813 If DHS declines to forward a late claim to USDA for a determination of good cause, can a sponsor appeal this decision?     §378.813 If DHS declines to forward a late claim to USDA for a determination of good cause, can a sponsor appeal this decision?
    §12.814 Can a sponsor appeal a USDA decision that a late claim is ineligible for payment?     §378.814 Can a sponsor appeal a USDA decision that a late claim is ineligible for payment?
C     Special Milk Program (SMP) C     Special Milk Program (SMP)
  1   Overview and Purpose   1   Overview and Purpose
    §12.871 What is the purpose of the Special Milk Program (SMP)?     §378.871 What is the purpose of the Special Milk Program (SMP)?
    §12.872 What do certain words and terms in the subchapter mean?     §378.872 What do certain words and terms in the subchapter mean?
    §12.873 How is the SMP administered in Texas?     §378.873 How is the SMP administered in Texas?
  2   Contractor Eligibility   2   Contractor Eligibility
    §12.881 How does a contractor qualify to participate in the SMP?     §378.881 How does a contractor qualify to participate in the SMP?
    §12.882 What information must a contractor submit when applying to participate in the SMP?     §378.882 What information must a contractor submit when applying to participate in the SMP?
  3   Contractor Participation Requirements and Responsibilities   3   Contractor Participation Requirements and Responsibilities
    §12.901 What are the rights and responsibilities of a contractor that participates in the SMP?     §378.901 What are the rights and responsibilities of a contractor that participates in the SMP?
    §12.902 Is a contractor that participates in the SMP subject to federal and state procurement guidelines?     §378.902 Is a contractor that participates in the SMP subject to federal and state procurement guidelines?
    §12.903 How does a contractor determine if an individual is eligible to participate and receive benefits in the SMP?     §378.903 How does a contractor determine if an individual is eligible to participate and receive benefits in the SMP?
  4   Reimbursement and Financial Management   4   Reimbursement and Financial Management
    §12.921 How does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the SMP?     §378.921 How does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the SMP?
    §12.922 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?     §378.922 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?
    §12.923 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?     §378.923 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?
    §12.924 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.924 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.925 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?     §378.925 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?
    §12.926 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?     §378.926 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?
    §12.927 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.927 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.928 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?     §378.928 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?
    §12.929 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?     §378.929 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?
  5   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations   5   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations
    §12.941 How does DHS ensure that a contractor complies with SMP requirements?     §378.941 How does DHS ensure that a contractor complies with SMP requirements?
    §12.942 Does the USDA conduct management evaluations of contractors operating the SMP?     §378.942 Does the USDA conduct management evaluations of contractors operating the SMP?
  6   Audits   6   Audits
    §12.951 Must a contractor that participates in the SMP conduct audits?     §378.951 Must a contractor that participates in the SMP conduct audits?
    §12.952 Must a contractor that participates in the SMP comply with the requirements of the Single Audit Act?     §378.952 Must a contractor that participates in the SMP comply with the requirements of the Single Audit Act?
    §12.953 Are certain contractors not subject to the requirements of the Single Audit Act?     §378.953 Are certain contractors not subject to the requirements of the Single Audit Act?
    §12.954 When is an audit considered acceptable?     §378.954 When is an audit considered acceptable?
    §12.955 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.955 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?
  7   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action   7   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action
    §12.971 How does DHS penalize a contractor who is found guilty of embezzling, willfully misapplying, stealing, or obtaining by fraud any funds, assets, or property, whether received directly or indirectly from DHS?     §378.971 How does DHS penalize a contractor who is found guilty of embezzling, willfully misapplying, stealing, or obtaining by fraud any funds, assets, or property, whether received directly or indirectly from DHS?
    §12.972 Does DHS take fiscal action against a contractor that fails to comply with the program requirements specified in 7 CFR Parts 215 and 245?     §378.972 Does DHS take fiscal action against a contractor that fails to comply with the program requirements specified in 7 CFR Parts 215 and 245?
    §12.973 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a contractorís operation of the SMP?     §378.973 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a contractorís operation of the SMP?
    §12.974 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?     §378.974 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?
    §12.975 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a contractor from conducting an audit as required?     §378.975 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a contractor from conducting an audit as required?
    §12.976 Who must pay for this audit?     §378.976 Who must pay for this audit?
    §12.977 What does DHS do if a contractor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?     §378.977 What does DHS do if a contractor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?
    §12.978 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?     §378.978 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?
    §12.979 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.979 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.980 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.980 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.981 How is a new audit due date determined?     §378.981 How is a new audit due date determined?
    §12.982 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?     §378.982 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?
    §12.983 Can a contractor request more than one extension?     §378.983 Can a contractor request more than one extension?
    §12.984 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?     §378.984 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?
    §12.985 Can a contractor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the SMP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.985 Can a contractor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the SMP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements?
  8   Suspension and Termination   8   Suspension and Termination
    §12.991 How does DHS terminate or suspend a contract?     §378.991 How does DHS terminate or suspend a contract?
  9   Appeals   9   Appeals
    §12.1001 Does a contractor applying to participate in the SMP have the right to appeal the denial of its contract application?     §378.1001 Does a contractor applying to participate in the SMP have the right to appeal the denial of its contract application?
    §12.1002 Does a contractor participating in the SMP have the right to appeal any action that affects its continued participation in the SMP or affects its claim for reimbursement?     §378.1002 Does a contractor participating in the SMP have the right to appeal any action that affects its continued participation in the SMP or affects its claim for reimbursement?
D     School Breakfast Program (SBP) D     School Breakfast Program (SBP)
  1   Overview and Purpose   1   Overview and Purpose
    §12.1051 What is the purpose of the School Breakfast Program (SBP)?     §378.1051 What is the purpose of the School Breakfast Program (SBP)?
    §12.1052 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?     §378.1052 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?
    §12.1053 How is the SBP administered in Texas?     §378.1053 How is the SBP administered in Texas?
  2   Contractor Eligibility   2   Contractor Eligibility
    §12.1071 How does a contractor qualify to participate in the SBP?     §378.1071 How does a contractor qualify to participate in the SBP?
    §12.1072 What information must a contractor submit when applying to participate in the SBP?     §378.1072 What information must a contractor submit when applying to participate in the SBP?
  3   Contractor Participation Requirements and Responsibilities   3   Contractor Participation Requirements and Responsibilities
    §12.1091 What are the rights and responsibilities of a contractor that participates in the SBP?     §378.1091 What are the rights and responsibilities of a contractor that participates in the SBP?
    §12.1092 Does DHS impose any special curriculum or educational conditions or restrictions as a requirement for participation in the SBP?     §378.1092 Does DHS impose any special curriculum or educational conditions or restrictions as a requirement for participation in the SBP?
    §12.1093 Is a contractor that participates in the SBP subject to federal and state procurement guidelines?     §378.1093 Is a contractor that participates in the SBP subject to federal and state procurement guidelines?
    §12.1094 How does a contractor determine if an individual is eligible to participate and receive benefits in the SBP?     §378.1094 How does a contractor determine if an individual is eligible to participate and receive benefits in the SBP?
  4   Reimbursement and Financial Management   4   Reimbursement and Financial Management
    §12.1101 How does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the SBP?     §378.1101 How does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the SBP?
    §12.1102 Does DHS make advance payments?     §378.1102 Does DHS make advance payments?
    §12.1103 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?     §378.1103 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?
    §12.1104 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?     §378.1104 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?
    §12.1105 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.1105 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.1106 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?     §378.1106 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?
    §12.1107 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?     §378.1107 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?
    §12.1108 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.1108 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.1109 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?     §378.1109 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?
    §12.1110 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?     §378.1110 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?
  5   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations   5   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations
    §12.1121 How does DHS ensure that a contractor complies with SBP requirements?     §378.1121 How does DHS ensure that a contractor complies with SBP requirements?
    §12.1122 Does the USDA conduct management evaluations of contractors operating the SBP?     §378.1122 Does the USDA conduct management evaluations of contractors operating the SBP?
  6   Audits   6   Audits
    §12.1131 Must a contractor that participates in the SBP conduct audits?     §378.1131 Must a contractor that participates in the SBP conduct audits?
    §12.1132 Must a contractor that participates in the SBP comply with the requirements of the Single Audit Act?     §378.1132 Must a contractor that participates in the SBP comply with the requirements of the Single Audit Act?
    §12.1133 Are certain contractors not subject to the requirements of the Single Audit Act?     §378.1133 Are certain contractors not subject to the requirements of the Single Audit Act?
    §12.1134 When is an audit considered acceptable?     §378.1134 When is an audit considered acceptable?
    §12.1135 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.1135 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?
  7   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action   7   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action
    §12.1151 How does DHS penalize a contractor who is found guilty of embezzling, willfully misapplying, stealing, or obtaining by fraud any funds, assets, or property, whether received directly or indirectly from DHS?     §378.1151 How does DHS penalize a contractor who is found guilty of embezzling, willfully misapplying, stealing, or obtaining by fraud any funds, assets, or property, whether received directly or indirectly from DHS?
    §12.1152 Does DHS take fiscal action against a contractor that fails to comply with the program requirements specified in 7 CFR Parts 220 and 245?     §378.1152 Does DHS take fiscal action against a contractor that fails to comply with the program requirements specified in 7 CFR Parts 220 and 245?
    §12.1153 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a contractorís operation of the SBP?     §378.1153 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a contractorís operation of the SBP?
    §12.1154 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?     §378.1154 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?
 

§12.1155 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a contractor from conducting an audit as required?     §378.1155 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a contractor from conducting an audit as required?
    §12.1156 Who must pay for this audit?     §378.1156 Who must pay for this audit?
    §12.1157 What does DHS do if a contractor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?     §378.1157 What does DHS do if a contractor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?
    §12.1158 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?     §378.1158 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?
    §12.1159 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.1159 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.1160 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.1160 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.1161 How is a new audit due date determined?     §378.1161 How is a new audit due date determined?
    §12.1162 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?     §378.1162 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?
    §12.1163 Can a contractor request more than one extension?     §378.1163 Can a contractor request more than one extension?
    §12.1164 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?     §378.1164 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?
    §12.1165 Can a contractor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the SBP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.1165 Can a contractor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the SBP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements?
  8   Suspension and Termination   8   Suspension and Termination
    §12.1191 How does DHS terminate or suspend a contract?     §378.1191 How does DHS terminate or suspend a contract?
  9   Appeals   9   Appeals
    §12.1201 Does a contractor applying to participate in the SBP have the right to appeal the denial of its contract application?     §378.1201 Does a contractor applying to participate in the SBP have the right to appeal the denial of its contract application?
    §12.1202 Does a contractor participating in the SBP have the right to appeal any action that affects its continued participation in the SBP or affects its claim for reimbursement?     §378.1202 Does a contractor participating in the SBP have the right to appeal any action that affects its continued participation in the SBP or affects its claim for reimbursement?
E     National School Lunch Program (NSLP) E     National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  1   Overview and Purpose   1   Overview and Purpose
    §12.1251 What is the purpose of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)?     §378.1251 What is the purpose of the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)?
    §12.1252 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?     §378.1252 What do certain words and terms in this subchapter mean?
    §12.1253 How is the NSLP administered in Texas?     §378.1253 How is the NSLP administered in Texas?
  2   Contractor Eligibility   2   Contractor Eligibility
    §12.1261 How does a contractor qualify to participate in the NSLP?     §378.1261 How does a contractor qualify to participate in the NSLP?
    §12.1262 What information must a contractor submit when applying to participate in the NSLP?     §378.1262 What information must a contractor submit when applying to participate in the NSLP?
    §12.1263 Must a school food authority (SFA) meet any specific requirements in order to be eligible to administer an Afterschool Care Snack program in the NSLP?     §378.1263 Must a school food authority (SFA) meet any specific requirements in order to be eligible to administer an Afterschool Care Snack program in the NSLP?
    §12.1264 What documentation must a school food authority (SFA) provide to demonstrate that an Afterschool Care Snack program facility has been determined exempt from state licensing requirements?     §378.1264 What documentation must a school food authority (SFA) provide to demonstrate that an Afterschool Care Snack program facility has been determined exempt from state licensing requirements?
  3   Contractor Participation Requirements and Responsibilities   3   Contractor Participation Requirements and Responsibilities
    §12.1281 What are the rights and responsibilities of a contractor that participates in the NSLP?     §378.1281 What are the rights and responsibilities of a contractor that participates in the NSLP?
    §12.1282 Does DHS impose any special curriculum or educational conditions or restrictions as a requirement for participation in the NSLP?     §378.1282 Does DHS impose any special curriculum or educational conditions or restrictions as a requirement for participation in the NSLP?
    §12.1283 Is a contractor that participates in the NSLP subject to federal and state procurement guidelines?     §378.1283 Is a contractor that participates in the NSLP subject to federal and state procurement guidelines?
    §12.1284 How does a contractor determine if an individual is eligible to participate and receive benefits in the NSLP?     §378.1284 How does a contractor determine if an individual is eligible to participate and receive benefits in the NSLP?
  4   Reimbursement and Financial Management   4   Reimbursement and Financial Management
    §12.1301 How does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the NSLP?     §378.1301 How does DHS reimburse a contractor for its participation in the NSLP?
    §12.1302 Does DHS make advance payments?     §378.1302 Does DHS make advance payments?
    §12.1303 Can a school participating in an approved after school program claim reimbursement for snacks?     §378.1303 Can a school participating in an approved after school program claim reimbursement for snacks?
    §12.1304 How does DHS determine the rate of reimbursement for eligible snacks served in an after school program?     §378.1304 How does DHS determine the rate of reimbursement for eligible snacks served in an after school program?
    §12.1305 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?     §378.1305 Will DHS pay a claim for reimbursement if it is received or postmarked later than 60 days after the end of the claim month?
    §12.1306 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?     §378.1306 How does DHS process a claim received later than 60 days after the end of the claim month(s)?
    §12.1307 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.1307 What happens if DHS finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.1308 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?     §378.1308 What happens if DHS finds that good cause beyond the contractor's control existed?
    §12.1309 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?     §378.1309 What happens if USDA finds that good cause existed?
    §12.1310 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?     §378.1310 What happens if USDA finds that good cause did not exist?
    §12.1311 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?     §378.1311 Does a contractor have the option not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause?
    §12.1312 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?     §378.1312 If a contractor chooses not to submit a request for payment of a late claim based on good cause, can a contractor still be reimbursed for that claim?
  5   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations   5   Program Reviews, Monitoring, and Management Evaluations
    §12.1331 How does DHS ensure that a contractor complies with NSLP requirements?     §378.1331 How does DHS ensure that a contractor complies with NSLP requirements?
    §12.1332 Does USDA conduct management evaluations of contractors operating the NSLP?     §378.1332 Does USDA conduct management evaluations of contractors operating the NSLP?
  6   Audits   6   Audits
    §12.1341 Must a contractor that participates in the NSLP conduct audits?     §378.1341 Must a contractor that participates in the NSLP conduct audits?
    §12.1342 Must a contractor that participates in the NSLP comply with the requirements of the Single Audit Act?     §378.1342 Must a contractor that participates in the NSLP comply with the requirements of the Single Audit Act?
    §12.1343 Are certain contractors not subject to the requirements of the Single Audit Act?     §378.1343 Are certain contractors not subject to the requirements of the Single Audit Act?
    §12.1344 When is an audit considered acceptable?     §378.1344 When is an audit considered acceptable?
    §12.1345 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.1345 How is a contractor informed of its obligation to comply with the single audit requirements?
  7   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action   7   Sanctions, Penalties, and Fiscal Action
    §12.1361 How does DHS penalize a contractor who is found guilty of embezzling, willfully misapplying, stealing, or obtaining by fraud any funds, assets, or property, whether received directly or indirectly from DHS?     §378.1361 How does DHS penalize a contractor who is found guilty of embezzling, willfully misapplying, stealing, or obtaining by fraud any funds, assets, or property, whether received directly or indirectly from DHS?
    §12.1362 Does DHS take fiscal action against a contractor that fails to comply with the program requirements specified in 7 CFR Parts 210 and 245?     §378.1362 Does DHS take fiscal action against a contractor that fails to comply with the program requirements specified in 7 CFR Parts 210 and 245?
    §12.1363 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a contractorís operation of the NSLP?     §378.1363 Does DHS investigate irregularities in or complaints about a contractorís operation of the NSLP?
    §12.1364 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?     §378.1364 What does DHS do if a contractor that is subject to single audit requirements fails to submit an audit as required?
    §12.1365 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a contractor from conducting an audit as required?     §378.1365 What does DHS do if extenuating circumstances prevent a contractor from conducting an audit as required?
    §12.1366 Who must pay for this audit?     §378.1366 Who must pay for this audit?
    §12.1367 What does DHS do if a contractor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?     §378.1367 What does DHS do if a contractor submits an audit that does not meet the single audit requirements specified in 7 CFR Part 3052?
    §12.1368 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?     §378.1368 Can DHS extend the deadline by which a contractor must submit an audit?
    §12.1369 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.1369 How must a contractor request an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.1370 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?     §378.1370 Is DHS required to grant a contractor an extension of its audit deadline?
    §12.1371 How is a new audit due date determined?     §378.1371 How is a new audit due date determined?
    §12.1372 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?     §378.1372 How is the contractor informed of the decision regarding the extension of its audit due date?
    §12.1373 Can a contractor request more than one extension?     §378.1373 Can a contractor request more than one extension?
    §12.1374 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?     §378.1374 What does DHS do if DHS does not receive an audit by the specified deadline and an extension of the deadline has not been granted?
    §12.1375 Can a contractor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the NSLP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements?     §378.1375 Can a contractor participate in any of the Special Nutrition Programs if DHS terminates its participation in the NSLP for failing to comply with the single audit requirements?
  8   Suspension and Termination   8   Suspension and Termination
    §12.1401 How does DHS terminate or suspend contracts?     §378.1401 How does DHS terminate or suspend contracts?
  9   Appeals   9   Appeals
    §12.1411 Does a contractor applying to participate in the NSLP have the right to appeal the denial of its contract application?     §378.1411 Does a contractor applying to participate in the NSLP have the right to appeal the denial of its contract application?
    §12.1412 Does a contractor participating in the NSLP have the right to appeal any action that affects its continued participation in the NSLP or affects its claim for reimbursement?     §378.1412 Does a contractor participating in the NSLP have the right to appeal any action that affects its continued participation in the NSLP or affects its claim for reimbursement?

Current Rules from
Title 40, Part 1
Texas Department of Human Services
Chapter 54, Family Violence Program
Transferred to
Title 1, Part 15
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Chapter 379, Family Violence Program
Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading Subchapter
and Division
Section Heading
A     Definitions A     Definitions
    §54.1 What do certain words and terms in the chapter mean?     §379.1 What do certain words and terms in the chapter mean?
B     Shelters Centers B     Shelters Centers
  1   Board of Directors   1   Board of Directors
    §54.101 What is the stewardship function of the shelter centerís board of directors?     §379.101 What is the stewardship function of the shelter centerís board of directors?
    §54.102 What are the responsibilities of the shelter centerís board of directors?     §379.102 What are the responsibilities of the shelter centerís board of directors?
    §54.103 What documents must the shelter centerís board of directors maintain?     §379.103 What documents must the shelter centerís board of directors maintain?
    §54.104 What must the shelter centerís bylaws contain?     §379.104 What must the shelter centerís bylaws contain?
    §54.105 What must the shelter center board include in its recruitment procedures?     §379.105 What must the shelter center board include in its recruitment procedures?
    §54.106 What information does the shelter center need to provide to new board members?     §379.106 What information does the shelter center need to provide to new board members?
    §54.107 What must the shelter centerís board handbook include?     §379.107 What must the shelter centerís board handbook include?
    §54.108 How often should the shelter center board of directors receive training?     §379.108 How often should the shelter center board of directors receive training?
    §54.109 What training must the shelter centerís board of directors receive?     §379.109 What training must the shelter centerís board of directors receive?
    §54.110 What responsibilities do board members have regarding confidentiality?     §379.110 What responsibilities do board members have regarding confidentiality?
  2   Contract Standards   2   Contract Standards
    §54.201 Who is eligible to apply for a shelter center contract?     §379.201 Who is eligible to apply for a shelter center contract?
    §54.202 What factors will the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) consider in awarding contracts?     §379.202 What factors will the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) consider in awarding contracts?
    §54.203 How does an organization apply for funding as a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted shelter center?     §379.203 How does an organization apply for funding as a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted shelter center?
    §54.204 Can an organization reapply for funding if the shelter center contract has been terminated for failure to perform the obligations?     §379.204 Can an organization reapply for funding if the shelter center contract has been terminated for failure to perform the obligations?
    §54.205 Can the shelter center apply for a special nonresidential project contract?     §379.205 Can the shelter center apply for a special nonresidential project contract?
    §54.206 How can the shelter center qualify for satellite shelter funding?     §379.206 How can the shelter center qualify for satellite shelter funding?
    §54.207 What are the requirements of the satellite shelter?     §379.207 What are the requirements of the satellite shelter?
    §54.208 What is the process to renew the shelter center contract?     §379.208 What is the process to renew the shelter center contract?
    §54.209 What types of documentation must the shelter center maintain?     §379.209 What types of documentation must the shelter center maintain?
    §54.210 How long must the shelter center keep the documents?     §379.210 How long must the shelter center keep the documents?
    §54.211 Who may inspect, monitor, or evaluate the shelter centerís resident and nonresident records, financial books, and supporting documents that pertain to services provided?     §379.211 Who may inspect, monitor, or evaluate the shelter centerís resident and nonresident records, financial books, and supporting documents that pertain to services provided?
    §54.212 What documents should the shelter center have available for a monitoring visit?     §379.212 What documents should the shelter center have available for a monitoring visit?
    §54.213 What should the shelter center do after it receives a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) monitoring report?     §379.213 What should the shelter center do after it receives a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) monitoring report?
    §54.214 Does the shelter center need to have an internal monitoring system?     §379.214 Does the shelter center need to have an internal monitoring system?
    §54.215 Does the shelter center have to maintain a copy of the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program Shelter Center Provider Manual?     §379.215 Does the shelter center have to maintain a copy of the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program Shelter Center Provider Manual?
    §54.216 How much of the shelter centerís funding can the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) provide?     §379.216 How much of the shelter centerís funding can the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) provide?
    §54.217 Is it possible to obtain a waiver to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-prescribed percentage of the shelter centerís operating budget?     §379.217 Is it possible to obtain a waiver to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-prescribed percentage of the shelter centerís operating budget?
    §54.218 How can the shelter center request a variance or waiver?     §379.218 How can the shelter center request a variance or waiver?
    §54.219 Can the shelter center receive a funding percentage waiver more than once?     §379.219 Can the shelter center receive a funding percentage waiver more than once?
    §54.220 What is the process to amend the shelter center contract?     §379.220 What is the process to amend the shelter center contract?
    §54.221 What is the process to revise the shelter center budget?     §379.221 What is the process to revise the shelter center budget?
    §54.222 What is the responsibility of the shelter center with regard to subcontracts?     §379.222 What is the responsibility of the shelter center with regard to subcontracts?
    §54.223 What must a shelter center do if there is a change in corporate control?     §379.223 What must a shelter center do if there is a change in corporate control?
    §54.224 What can happen if the shelter center does not comply with the rules?     §379.224 What can happen if the shelter center does not comply with the rules?
  3   Fiscal Management   3   Fiscal Management
    §54.301 What are the accounting system requirements for the shelter center?     §379.301 What are the accounting system requirements for the shelter center?
    §54.302 Is the shelter center required to have a fidelity bond?     §379.302 Is the shelter center required to have a fidelity bond?
    §54.303 What must be included in the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) purchase of services contract budget?     §379.303 What must be included in the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) purchase of services contract budget?
    §54.304 How should the shelter center handle in-kind contributions?     §379.304 How should the shelter center handle in-kind contributions?
    §54.305 How should the shelter center handle cash contributions?     §379.305 How should the shelter center handle cash contributions?
    §54.306 How should the shelter center document required cash/in-kind match?     §379.306 How should the shelter center document required cash/in-kind match?
    §54.307 How does the shelter center allocate overhead costs to its Texas Department of Human Services contract?     §379.307 How does the shelter center allocate overhead costs to its Texas Department of Human Services contract?
    §54.308 What must the shelter center do in order to receive payment from the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?     §379.308 What must the shelter center do in order to receive payment from the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?
    §54.309 What costs are eligible for reimbursement under the shelter center contract?     §379.309 What costs are eligible for reimbursement under the shelter center contract?
    §54.310 Can the shelter center's funds and expenses be combined with the contractorís other Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) contract(s)?     §379.310 Can the shelter center's funds and expenses be combined with the contractorís other Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) contract(s)?
    §54.311 What is the quarterly report?     §379.311 What is the quarterly report?
    §54.312 When is the quarterly report due?     §379.312 When is the quarterly report due?
    §54.313 What is the annual report?     §379.313 What is the annual report?
    §54.314 When is the annual report due?     §379.314 When is the annual report due?
    §54.315 What are the shelter centerís audit requirements?     §379.315 What are the shelter centerís audit requirements?
    §54.316 When is the shelter center audit due?     §379.316 When is the shelter center audit due?
  4   Personnel   4   Personnel
    §54.401 Must the shelter center comply with federal personnel laws?     §379.401 Must the shelter center comply with federal personnel laws?
    §54.402 What additional personnel policies and procedures must the shelter center have?     §379.402 What additional personnel policies and procedures must the shelter center have?
    §54.403 Who needs a copy of the shelter center's personnel handbook?     §379.403 Who needs a copy of the shelter center's personnel handbook?
    §54.404 Are there any requirements for the shelter center employeesí personnel files?     §379.404 Are there any requirements for the shelter center employeesí personnel files?
    §54.405 Where should the shelter center keep its employee payroll information?     §379.405 Where should the shelter center keep its employee payroll information?
    §54.406 What must the shelter center do to ensure confidentiality of specific employee information?     §379.406 What must the shelter center do to ensure confidentiality of specific employee information?
    §54.407 What should the shelter center address in its policy regarding confidentiality of employee records?     §379.407 What should the shelter center address in its policy regarding confidentiality of employee records?
    §54.408 What should the shelter center address in its drug-free workplace policies?     §379.408 What should the shelter center address in its drug-free workplace policies?
    §54.409 What should the shelter center address in its recruitment policies?     §379.409 What should the shelter center address in its recruitment policies?
    §54.410 What should the shelter center address in its interviewing and hiring policies?     §379.410 What should the shelter center address in its interviewing and hiring policies?
    §54.411 Does the shelter center need written job descriptions for its employee positions?     §379.411 Does the shelter center need written job descriptions for its employee positions?
    §54.412 Should the shelter center identify its employee positions as exempt or non-exempt?     §379.412 Should the shelter center identify its employee positions as exempt or non-exempt?
    §54.413 What are the shelter center requirements for new employee orientation?     §379.413 What are the shelter center requirements for new employee orientation?
    §54.414 Does the shelter center need to provide specific job training?     §379.414 Does the shelter center need to provide specific job training?
    §54.415 Are there any requirements for specific program training for shelter center employees?     §379.415 Are there any requirements for specific program training for shelter center employees?
    §54.416 What access should the shelter center provide to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) Family Violence Program Provider Manual?     §379.416 What access should the shelter center provide to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) Family Violence Program Provider Manual?
    §54.417 Should the shelter center evaluate employee performance?     §379.417 Should the shelter center evaluate employee performance?
    §54.418 Can the shelter center use probationary periods for its employees?     §379.418 Can the shelter center use probationary periods for its employees?
  5   Facility, Safety, and Health Requirements   5   Facility, Safety, and Health Requirements
    §54.501 What facility codes must the shelter center meet?     §379.501 What facility codes must the shelter center meet?
    §54.502 Must the shelter centerís facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?     §379.502 Must the shelter centerís facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
    §54.503 What are the additional facility requirements for the 24-hour-a-day shelter center?     §379.503 What are the additional facility requirements for the 24-hour-a-day shelter center?
    §54.504 What are the shelter centerís requirements for preparing, providing, and serving food to residents?     §379.504 What are the shelter centerís requirements for preparing, providing, and serving food to residents?
    §54.505 Must the shelter center have a security system?     §379.505 Must the shelter center have a security system?
    §54.506 What security policies and procedures must the shelter center have?     §379.506 What security policies and procedures must the shelter center have?
    §54.507 What safety policies and procedures does the shelter center need to have for delivering services to children?     §379.507 What safety policies and procedures does the shelter center need to have for delivering services to children?
    §54.508 Should there always be employees or volunteers at the shelter?     §379.508 Should there always be employees or volunteers at the shelter?
    §54.509 Should there always be employees or volunteers at the satellite shelter facility?     §379.509 Should there always be employees or volunteers at the satellite shelter facility?
    §54.510 What health and hygiene policies and procedures must the shelter center follow?     §379.510 What health and hygiene policies and procedures must the shelter center follow?
    §54.511 What hygiene items must the shelter center provide to residents?     §379.511 What hygiene items must the shelter center provide to residents?
    §54.512 What regulations regarding smoking must the shelter center follow?     §379.512 What regulations regarding smoking must the shelter center follow?
  6   Program Administration   6   Program Administration
    §54.601 What services must the shelter center provide to victims of family violence?     §379.601 What services must the shelter center provide to victims of family violence?
    §54.602 Can the shelter center charge or solicit contributions or donations in return for Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services?     §379.602 Can the shelter center charge or solicit contributions or donations in return for Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services?
    §54.603 Who is eligible for services in the shelter center?     §379.603 Who is eligible for services in the shelter center?
    §54.604 When is a family violence victim who is less than 18 years old eligible to receive 24-hour-a-day shelter?     §379.604 When is a family violence victim who is less than 18 years old eligible to receive 24-hour-a-day shelter?
    §54.605 When is a family violence victim who is less than 18 years old eligible to receive nonresidential services?     §379.605 When is a family violence victim who is less than 18 years old eligible to receive nonresidential services?
    §54.606 What federal and state laws must the shelter center follow when determining eligibility?     §379.606 What federal and state laws must the shelter center follow when determining eligibility?
    §54.607 What criteria can the shelter center use to determine eligibility for services?     §379.607 What criteria can the shelter center use to determine eligibility for services?
    §54.608 Can the shelter center ever deny services to an otherwise eligible individual?     §379.608 Can the shelter center ever deny services to an otherwise eligible individual?
    §54.609 What should the shelter center do when its services are at capacity?     §379.609 What should the shelter center do when its services are at capacity?
    §54.610 Must the shelter center provide access to services for people with limited English proficiency?     §379.610 Must the shelter center provide access to services for people with limited English proficiency?
    §54.611 Is the shelter center subject to Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Servicesí (PRS's) child care licensing regulations?     §379.611 Is the shelter center subject to Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Servicesí (PRS's) child care licensing regulations?
    §54.612 What must the shelter center include in its general confidentiality policy?     §379.612 What must the shelter center include in its general confidentiality policy?
    §54.613 What information must the shelter center provide adult residents and nonresidents regarding confidentiality?     §379.613 What information must the shelter center provide adult residents and nonresidents regarding confidentiality?
    §54.614 Who needs to sign confidentiality agreements and where should the shelter center keep these agreements?     §379.614 Who needs to sign confidentiality agreements and where should the shelter center keep these agreements?
    §54.615 What must a current or former employee, volunteer, board member, or student intern do if she or he receives a court order regarding the shelter center?     §379.615 What must a current or former employee, volunteer, board member, or student intern do if she or he receives a court order regarding the shelter center?
    §54.616 What is required in the confidentiality training provided to employees, board members, interns and direct service volunteers?     §379.616 What is required in the confidentiality training provided to employees, board members, interns and direct service volunteers?
    §54.617 What information should the shelter center keep in resident or nonresident files?     §379.617 What information should the shelter center keep in resident or nonresident files?
    §54.618 What policies and procedures must the shelter center have regarding entries in a resident or nonresident file?     §379.618 What policies and procedures must the shelter center have regarding entries in a resident or nonresident file?
    §54.619 Is the shelter center required to give a resident or nonresident access to her or his files?     §379.619 Is the shelter center required to give a resident or nonresident access to her or his files?
    §54.620 What must the shelter center do if a resident or nonresident contests an entry in her or his file?     §379.620 What must the shelter center do if a resident or nonresident contests an entry in her or his file?
    §54.621 What controls must the shelter center maintain over resident and nonresident files?     §379.621 What controls must the shelter center maintain over resident and nonresident files?
    §54.622 When can the shelter center release resident or nonresident information?     §379.622 When can the shelter center release resident or nonresident information?
    §54.623 What must the shelter center include in its written release of resident or nonresident information document?     §379.623 What must the shelter center include in its written release of resident or nonresident information document?
    §54.624 What written procedures must the shelter center have regarding court orders?     §379.624 What written procedures must the shelter center have regarding court orders?
    §54.625 Must the shelter center notify a victim of family violence when a court order affects the individual or the individual's records?     §379.625 Must the shelter center notify a victim of family violence when a court order affects the individual or the individual's records?
    §54.626 Must the shelter center have written policies and procedures for the retention and destruction of documentation?     §379.626 Must the shelter center have written policies and procedures for the retention and destruction of documentation?
    §54.627 What types of facilities does the Texas Department of Human Services allow for a 24-hour-a-day shelter?     §379.627 What types of facilities does the Texas Department of Human Services allow for a 24-hour-a-day shelter?
    §54.628 How can the shelter center request an exception to the allowable types of facilities for a 24-hour-a-day shelter?     §379.628 How can the shelter center request an exception to the allowable types of facilities for a 24-hour-a-day shelter?
    §54.629 What additional requirements apply if the shelter center uses a series of safe homes?     §379.629 What additional requirements apply if the shelter center uses a series of safe homes?
    §54.630 Can the shelter center use a motel as a type of shelter?     §379.630 Can the shelter center use a motel as a type of shelter?
    §54.631 What must the shelter center do if it has any disruption in its ability to provide services?     §379.631 What must the shelter center do if it has any disruption in its ability to provide services?
    §54.632 Is there a maximum length of stay for shelter center residents?     §379.632 Is there a maximum length of stay for shelter center residents?
    §54.633 What responsibility does the shelter center have to inform all residents and nonresidents of their rights?     §379.633 What responsibility does the shelter center have to inform all residents and nonresidents of their rights?
    §54.634 Must the shelter center develop a plan regarding cooperation with criminal justice officials?     §379.634 Must the shelter center develop a plan regarding cooperation with criminal justice officials?
    §54.635 What responsibility does the shelter center have to provide community education?     §379.635 What responsibility does the shelter center have to provide community education?
    §54.636 What methods must the shelter center use to provide community education?     §379.636 What methods must the shelter center use to provide community education?
    §54.637 What is required for the shelter center's volunteer program?     §379.637 What is required for the shelter center's volunteer program?
    §54.638 How much recruitment must the shelter center do for volunteers?     §379.638 How much recruitment must the shelter center do for volunteers?
    §54.639 When recruiting volunteers, what laws or codes must the shelter center follow?     §379.639 When recruiting volunteers, what laws or codes must the shelter center follow?
    §54.640 How often must the shelter center offer training for volunteers?     §379.640 How often must the shelter center offer training for volunteers?
    §54.641 What training must the shelter center provide to direct service volunteers?     §379.641 What training must the shelter center provide to direct service volunteers?
    §54.642 What training must the shelter center provide to non-direct service volunteers?     §379.642 What training must the shelter center provide to non-direct service volunteers?
    §54.650 Are there any limitations to providing shelter or care to family violence victims who are less than 18 years old who are not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, are not legally emancipated, are not married, or have not been married?     §379.650 Are there any limitations to providing shelter or care to family violence victims who are less than 18 years old who are not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, are not legally emancipated, are not married, or have not been married?
    §54.651 Are there any limitations to providing nonresidential services to family violence victims who are less than 18 years old who are not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, are not legally emancipated, are not married, or have not been married?     §379.651 Are there any limitations to providing nonresidential services to family violence victims who are less than 18 years old who are not accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, are not legally emancipated, are not married, or have not been married?
  7   Service Delivery   7   Service Delivery
    §54.701 What services must the shelter center provide?     §379.701 What services must the shelter center provide?
   

§54.702

What requirements must the shelter center meet for the crisis call hotline?     §379.702 What requirements must the shelter center meet for the crisis call hotline?
    §54.703 What crisis call hotline procedures must the shelter center have?     §379.703 What crisis call hotline procedures must the shelter center have?
    §54.704 Can the shelter center use caller ID on the crisis call hotline?     §379.704 Can the shelter center use caller ID on the crisis call hotline?
    §54.705 Can the shelter center subcontract the answering of the crisis call hotline?     §379.705 Can the shelter center subcontract the answering of the crisis call hotline?
    §54.706 What procedures must the shelter center have for delivery of Texas Department of Human Services-contracted services?     §379.706 What procedures must the shelter center have for delivery of Texas Department of Human Services-contracted services?
    §54.707 What information must the shelter center cover in the resident's orientation?     §379.707 What information must the shelter center cover in the resident's orientation?
    §54.708 What must the shelter center do to promote cooperative living in the shelter?     §379.708 What must the shelter center do to promote cooperative living in the shelter?
    §54.709 What information must the shelter center cover in the nonresident's orientation?     §379.709 What information must the shelter center cover in the nonresident's orientation?
    §54.710 What kind of intervention services must the shelter center provide to adult residents and nonresidents?     §379.710 What kind of intervention services must the shelter center provide to adult residents and nonresidents?
    §54.711 Who can provide the shelter center intervention services?     §379.711 Who can provide the shelter center intervention services?
    §54.712 How often should the shelter center provide intervention services?     §379.712 How often should the shelter center provide intervention services?
    §54.713 Is the shelter center allowed to incorporate religion into the intervention services?     §379.713 Is the shelter center allowed to incorporate religion into the intervention services?
    §54.714 Is the shelter center required to help each resident and nonresident develop an individual service plan?     §379.714 Is the shelter center required to help each resident and nonresident develop an individual service plan?
    §54.715 What are the shelter center requirements regarding group intervention?     §379.715 What are the shelter center requirements regarding group intervention?
    §54.716 What are the requirements for the shelter center regarding delivery of children's direct services?     §379.716 What are the requirements for the shelter center regarding delivery of children's direct services?
    §54.717 What kind of intervention services must the shelter center provide to children who reside at the shelter?     §379.717 What kind of intervention services must the shelter center provide to children who reside at the shelter?
    §54.718 What is the shelter center's responsibility regarding educational services for children of adult residents?     §379.718 What is the shelter center's responsibility regarding educational services for children of adult residents?
    §54.719 What is the shelter center's responsibility regarding emergency medical services?     §379.719 What is the shelter center's responsibility regarding emergency medical services?
    §54.720 What policies and procedures must the shelter center have regarding residents and their medications?     §379.720 What policies and procedures must the shelter center have regarding residents and their medications?
    §54.721 What legal assistance services must the shelter center provide?     §379.721 What legal assistance services must the shelter center provide?
    §54.722 What are the requirements for the shelter center regarding legal assistance?     §379.722 What are the requirements for the shelter center regarding legal assistance?
    §54.723 What training and employment services must the shelter center provide?     §379.723 What training and employment services must the shelter center provide?
    §54.724 Must the shelter center maintain a referral system?     §379.724 Must the shelter center maintain a referral system?
    §54.725 What policies must the shelter center have regarding termination of resident and nonresident services?     §379.725 What policies must the shelter center have regarding termination of resident and nonresident services?
    §54.726 What information about termination of services must the shelter center provide to residents and nonresidents?     §379.726 What information about termination of services must the shelter center provide to residents and nonresidents?
C     Special Nonresidential Projects C     Special Nonresidential Projects
  1   Board of Directors   1   Board of Directors
    §54.801 What is the stewardship function of the special nonresidential project contractorís board of directors?     §379.801 What is the stewardship function of the special nonresidential project contractorís board of directors?
    §54.802 What process should the special nonresidential project contractorís board of directors follow to analyze the finances?     §379.802 What process should the special nonresidential project contractorís board of directors follow to analyze the finances?
    §54.803 When should the board of directors be notified about a contract award for a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) special nonresidential project?     §379.803 When should the board of directors be notified about a contract award for a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) special nonresidential project?
    §54.804 What responsibilities do members of the special nonresidential project board of directors have regarding confidentiality?     §379.804 What responsibilities do members of the special nonresidential project board of directors have regarding confidentiality?
  2   Contract Standards   2   Contract Standards
    §54.901 Who is eligible to apply for a special nonresidential project contract?     §379.901 Who is eligible to apply for a special nonresidential project contract?
    §54.902 How does an organization apply for funding as a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted special nonresidential project?     §379.902 How does an organization apply for funding as a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted special nonresidential project?
    §54.903 Can an organization reapply for funding if the special nonresidential project contract has been terminated for failure to perform the obligations?     §379.903 Can an organization reapply for funding if the special nonresidential project contract has been terminated for failure to perform the obligations?
    §54.904 What is the process to renew the special nonresidential project contract?     §379.904 What is the process to renew the special nonresidential project contract?
    §54.905 What types of documentation must the special nonresidential project contractor maintain and keep in an accessible location at all times?     §379.905 What types of documentation must the special nonresidential project contractor maintain and keep in an accessible location at all times?
    §54.906 How long must the special nonresidential project contractor keep the documents?     §379.906 How long must the special nonresidential project contractor keep the documents?
    §54.907 Who may inspect, monitor, or evaluate the special nonresidential project contractorís program participant records, financial books, and supporting documents that pertain to services provided?     §379.907 Who may inspect, monitor, or evaluate the special nonresidential project contractorís program participant records, financial books, and supporting documents that pertain to services provided?
    §54.908 What documents should the special nonresidential project contractor have available for a monitoring visit?     §379.908 What documents should the special nonresidential project contractor have available for a monitoring visit?
    §54.909 What should the special nonresidential project contractor do after it receives a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) monitoring report?     §379.909 What should the special nonresidential project contractor do after it receives a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) monitoring report?
    §54.910 Does the special nonresidential project contractor need to have an internal monitoring system?     §379.910 Does the special nonresidential project contractor need to have an internal monitoring system?
    §54.911 Does the special nonresidential project contractor have to maintain a copy of the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Special Nonresidential Project Provider Manual?     §379.911 Does the special nonresidential project contractor have to maintain a copy of the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Special Nonresidential Project Provider Manual?
    §54.912 How can the special nonresidential project contractor request a variance or waiver?     §379.912 How can the special nonresidential project contractor request a variance or waiver?
    §54.913 What is the process to amend the special nonresidential project contract?     §379.913 What is the process to amend the special nonresidential project contract?
    §54.914 What is the process to revise the special nonresidential project budget?     §379.914 What is the process to revise the special nonresidential project budget?
    §54.915 What is the responsibility of the special nonresidential project contractor with regard to subcontracts?     §379.915 What is the responsibility of the special nonresidential project contractor with regard to subcontracts?
    §54.916 What must the special nonresidential project contractor do if there is a change in corporate control?     §379.916 What must the special nonresidential project contractor do if there is a change in corporate control?
    §54.917 What can happen if the special nonresidential project contractor does not comply with the rules?     §379.917 What can happen if the special nonresidential project contractor does not comply with the rules?
  3   Fiscal Management   3   Fiscal Management
    §54.1001 What are the accounting system requirements for the special nonresidential project contractor?     §379.1001 What are the accounting system requirements for the special nonresidential project contractor?
    §54.1002 What must be included in the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) purchase of services contract budget?     §379.1002 What must be included in the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) purchase of services contract budget?
    §54.1003 How should the special nonresidential project handle in-kind contributions?     §379.1003 How should the special nonresidential project handle in-kind contributions?
    §54.1004 How should the special nonresidential project contractor handle cash contributions?     §379.1004 How should the special nonresidential project contractor handle cash contributions?
    §54.1005 How should the special nonresidential project contractor document required cash/in-kind match?     §379.1005 How should the special nonresidential project contractor document required cash/in-kind match?
    §54.1006 How does the special nonresidential project contractor allocate overhead costs to its Texas Department of Human Services contract?     §379.1006 How does the special nonresidential project contractor allocate overhead costs to its Texas Department of Human Services contract?
    §54.1007 What must the special nonresidential project contractor do in order to receive payment from the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?     §379.1007 What must the special nonresidential project contractor do in order to receive payment from the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?
    §54.1008 What costs are eligible for reimbursement under the special nonresidential project contract?     §379.1008 What costs are eligible for reimbursement under the special nonresidential project contract?
    §54.1009 Can the special nonresidential project's funds and expenses be combined with the contractorís other Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) contract(s)?     §379.1009 Can the special nonresidential project's funds and expenses be combined with the contractorís other Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) contract(s)?
    §54.1010 What are the quarterly reports?     §379.1010 What are the quarterly reports?
    §54.1011 When are the quarterly reports due?     §379.1011 When are the quarterly reports due?
    §54.1012 What are the annual reports?     §379.1012 What are the annual reports?
    §54.1013 When are the annual reports due?     §379.1013 When are the annual reports due?
    §54.1014 What are the special nonresidential project contractorís audit requirements?     §379.1014 What are the special nonresidential project contractorís audit requirements?
    §54.1015 When is the special nonresidential project audit due?     §379.1015 When is the special nonresidential project audit due?
  4   Personnel   4   Personnel
    §54.1101 Must the special nonresidential project contractor comply with federal personnel laws?     §379.1101 Must the special nonresidential project contractor comply with federal personnel laws?
    §54.1102 What should the special nonresidential project contractor address in its drug-free workplace policies?     §379.1102 What should the special nonresidential project contractor address in its drug-free workplace policies?
    §54.1103 What should the special nonresidential project contractor address in its disabilities in the workplace policies?     §379.1103 What should the special nonresidential project contractor address in its disabilities in the workplace policies?
    §54.1104 Does the special nonresidential project contractor need written job descriptions for its employee positions?     §379.1104 Does the special nonresidential project contractor need written job descriptions for its employee positions?
    §54.1105 Should the special nonresidential project contractor identify its employee positions as exempt or non-exempt?     §379.1105 Should the special nonresidential project contractor identify its employee positions as exempt or non-exempt?
    §54.1106 Should the special nonresidential project contractor staff receive training?     §379.1106 Should the special nonresidential project contractor staff receive training?
    §54.1107 What are the requirements for specific program training for special nonresidential project employees?     §379.1107 What are the requirements for specific program training for special nonresidential project employees?
    §54.1108 What access should the special nonresidential project contractor provide to the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program Special Nonresidential Project Provider Manual?     §379.1108 What access should the special nonresidential project contractor provide to the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program Special Nonresidential Project Provider Manual?
  5   Facility, Safety, and Health Requirements   5   Facility, Safety, and Health Requirements
    §54.1201 What facility codes must the special nonresidential project meet?     §379.1201 What facility codes must the special nonresidential project meet?
    §54.1202 How must the special nonresidential projectís facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?     §379.1202 How must the special nonresidential projectís facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
    §54.1203 What are the additional facility requirements for the special nonresidential project providing direct services?     §379.1203 What are the additional facility requirements for the special nonresidential project providing direct services?
    §54.1204 What kind of security system must the special nonresidential projectís facilities have?     §379.1204 What kind of security system must the special nonresidential projectís facilities have?
    §54.1205 What security policies and procedures must the special nonresidential project have?     §379.1205 What security policies and procedures must the special nonresidential project have?
    §54.1206 What are the safety policies and procedures that need to be developed if the special nonresidential project provides services to children?     §379.1206 What are the safety policies and procedures that need to be developed if the special nonresidential project provides services to children?
    §54.1207 What health and hygiene policies and procedures are required for the special nonresidential project?     §379.1207 What health and hygiene policies and procedures are required for the special nonresidential project?
    §54.1208 What health and hygiene policies are required for the special nonresidential project providing services to children?     §379.1208 What health and hygiene policies are required for the special nonresidential project providing services to children?
    §54.1209 What are the regulations regarding smoking for the special nonresidential project?     §379.1209 What are the regulations regarding smoking for the special nonresidential project?
  6   Program Administration   6   Program Administration
    §54.1301 What services must the special nonresidential project provide to victims of family violence?     §379.1301 What services must the special nonresidential project provide to victims of family violence?
    §54.1302 Can the special nonresidential project charge or solicit contributions or donations in return for the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services?     §379.1302 Can the special nonresidential project charge or solicit contributions or donations in return for the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services?
    §54.1303 Who is eligible for services in the special nonresidential project?     §379.1303 Who is eligible for services in the special nonresidential project?
    §54.1304 Can a minor receive Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services if the parent is not receiving services?     §379.1304 Can a minor receive Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services if the parent is not receiving services?
    §54.1305 What federal and state laws must the special nonresidential project follow when determining eligibility?     §379.1305 What federal and state laws must the special nonresidential project follow when determining eligibility?
    §54.1306 What criteria can the special nonresidential project use to determine eligibility for services?     §379.1306 What criteria can the special nonresidential project use to determine eligibility for services?
    §54.1307 Can the nonresidential special project ever deny services to an otherwise eligible individual?     §379.1307 Can the nonresidential special project ever deny services to an otherwise eligible individual?
    §54.1308 Must the special nonresidential project provide access to services for people with limited English proficiency?     §379.1308 Must the special nonresidential project provide access to services for people with limited English proficiency?
    §54.1309 Is the nonresidential special project contractor subject to Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Servicesí (PRS's) child care licensing regulations?     §379.1309 Is the nonresidential special project contractor subject to Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Servicesí (PRS's) child care licensing regulations?
    §54.1310 What must the special nonresidential project include in its general confidentiality policy?     §379.1310 What must the special nonresidential project include in its general confidentiality policy?
    §54.1311 What information must the special nonresidential project provide to adult program participants regarding confidentiality?     §379.1311 What information must the special nonresidential project provide to adult program participants regarding confidentiality?
    §54.1312 Who needs to sign confidentiality agreements and where should the special nonresidential project keep these agreements?     §379.1312 Who needs to sign confidentiality agreements and where should the special nonresidential project keep these agreements?
    §54.1313 What must a current or former employee, volunteer, board member, or student intern do if she or he receives a court order regarding the special nonresidential project?     §379.1313 What must a current or former employee, volunteer, board member, or student intern do if she or he receives a court order regarding the special nonresidential project?
    §54.1314 What is required in the confidentiality training provided to employees, board members, interns, and direct service volunteers?     §379.1314 What is required in the confidentiality training provided to employees, board members, interns, and direct service volunteers?
    §54.1315 What can the special nonresidential project contractor who has attorneys or other licensed professionals providing Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-funded services do to allow DHS to monitor their services?     §379.1315 What can the special nonresidential project contractor who has attorneys or other licensed professionals providing Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-funded services do to allow DHS to monitor their services?
    §54.1316 What information should the special nonresidential project keep in program participant files?     §379.1316 What information should the special nonresidential project keep in program participant files?
    §54.1317 What policies and procedures must the special nonresidential project have regarding entries in a program participant file?     §379.1317 What policies and procedures must the special nonresidential project have regarding entries in a program participant file?
    §54.1318 Is the special nonresidential project required to give a program participant access to her or his files?     §379.1318 Is the special nonresidential project required to give a program participant access to her or his files?
    §54.1319 What must the special nonresidential project do if a program participant contests an entry in her or his file?     §379.1319 What must the special nonresidential project do if a program participant contests an entry in her or his file?
    §54.1320 What controls must the special nonresidential project contractor maintain over program participant files?     §379.1320 What controls must the special nonresidential project contractor maintain over program participant files?
    §54.1321 When can the special nonresidential project release program participant information?     §379.1321 When can the special nonresidential project release program participant information?
    §54.1322 What must the special nonresidential project include in its written release of program participant information document?     §379.1322 What must the special nonresidential project include in its written release of program participant information document?
    §54.1323 What written procedures must the special nonresidential project have regarding court orders?     §379.1323 What written procedures must the special nonresidential project have regarding court orders?
    §54.1324 Must the special nonresidential project notify the victim of family violence when a court order affects the individual or the individual's records?     §379.1324 Must the special nonresidential project notify the victim of family violence when a court order affects the individual or the individual's records?
    §54.1325 Must the special nonresidential project have written policies and procedures for the retention and destruction of documentation?     §379.1325 Must the special nonresidential project have written policies and procedures for the retention and destruction of documentation?
    §54.1326 Must the special nonresidential project contractor provide project staff with telephone access?     §379.1326 Must the special nonresidential project contractor provide project staff with telephone access?
  7   Service Delivery   7   Service Delivery
    §54.1401 What services must the special nonresidential project contractor provide?     §379.1401 What services must the special nonresidential project contractor provide?
    §54.1402 Must the special nonresidential project contractor provide a crisis call hotline?     §379.1402 Must the special nonresidential project contractor provide a crisis call hotline?
    §54.1403 What crisis call hotline procedures must the special nonresidential project contractor have?     §379.1403 What crisis call hotline procedures must the special nonresidential project contractor have?
    §54.1404 Can the special nonresidential project contractor use caller ID on the crisis call hotline?     §379.1404 Can the special nonresidential project contractor use caller ID on the crisis call hotline?
    §54.1405 Can the special nonresidential project contractor subcontract the answering of the crisis call hotline?     §379.1405 Can the special nonresidential project contractor subcontract the answering of the crisis call hotline?
    §54.1406 What information must the special nonresidential project contractor cover in the program participant's orientation?     §379.1406 What information must the special nonresidential project contractor cover in the program participant's orientation?
    §54.1407 Is the special nonresidential project allowed to incorporate religion into the intervention services?     §379.1407 Is the special nonresidential project allowed to incorporate religion into the intervention services?
    §54.1408 Must the special nonresidential project contractor maintain a referral system?     §379.1408 Must the special nonresidential project contractor maintain a referral system?
    §54.1409 What policies should the special nonresidential project contractor have regarding termination of program participant services?     §379.1409 What policies should the special nonresidential project contractor have regarding termination of program participant services?
    §54.1410 What information about termination of services must the special nonresidential project contractor provide program participants?     §379.1410 What information about termination of services must the special nonresidential project contractor provide program participants?
D     Nonresidential Centers D     Nonresidential Centers
  1   Board of Directors   1   Board of Directors
    §54.1501 What is the stewardship function of the nonresidential centerís board of directors?     §379.1501 What is the stewardship function of the nonresidential centerís board of directors?
    §54.1502 What are the responsibilities of the nonresidential centerís board of directors?     §379.1502 What are the responsibilities of the nonresidential centerís board of directors?
    §54.1503 What documents must the nonresidential centerís board of directors maintain?     §379.1503 What documents must the nonresidential centerís board of directors maintain?
    §54.1504 What must the nonresidential centerís bylaws contain?     §379.1504 What must the nonresidential centerís bylaws contain?
    §54.1505 What must the nonresidential center board include in its recruitment procedures?     §379.1505 What must the nonresidential center board include in its recruitment procedures?
    §54.1506 What information does the nonresidential center need to provide to new board members?     §379.1506 What information does the nonresidential center need to provide to new board members?
    §54.1507 What must the nonresidential center include in its board handbook?     §379.1507 What must the nonresidential center include in its board handbook?
    §54.1508 How often should the nonresidential center board of directors receive training?     §379.1508 How often should the nonresidential center board of directors receive training?
    §54.1509 What training must the nonresidential centerís board of directors receive?     §379.1509 What training must the nonresidential centerís board of directors receive?
    §54.1510 What responsibilities do board members have regarding confidentiality?     §379.1510 What responsibilities do board members have regarding confidentiality?
  2   Contract Standards   2   Contract Standards
    §54.1601 Who is eligible to apply for a nonresidential center contract?     §379.1601 Who is eligible to apply for a nonresidential center contract?
    §54.1602 How does an organization apply for funding as a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted nonresidential center?     §379.1602 How does an organization apply for funding as a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted nonresidential center?
    §54.1603 Can an organization reapply for funding if the nonresidential center contract has been terminated for failure to perform the obligations?     §379.1603 Can an organization reapply for funding if the nonresidential center contract has been terminated for failure to perform the obligations?
    §54.1604 Can the nonresidential center target services to a particular unserved or underserved population?     §379.1604 Can the nonresidential center target services to a particular unserved or underserved population?
    §54.1605 Can the nonresidential center apply for a special project contract?     §379.1605 Can the nonresidential center apply for a special project contract?
    §54.1606 What is the process to renew the nonresidential center contract?     §379.1606 What is the process to renew the nonresidential center contract?
    §54.1607 What types of documentation must the nonresidential center maintain?     §379.1607 What types of documentation must the nonresidential center maintain?
    §54.1608 How long must the nonresidential center keep the documents?     §379.1608 How long must the nonresidential center keep the documents?
    §54.1609 Who may inspect, monitor, or evaluate the nonresidential center client records, financial books, and supporting documents that pertain to services provided?     §379.1609 Who may inspect, monitor, or evaluate the nonresidential center client records, financial books, and supporting documents that pertain to services provided?
    §54.1610 What documents should the nonresidential center have available for a monitoring visit?     §379.1610 What documents should the nonresidential center have available for a monitoring visit?
    §54.1611 What should the nonresidential center do after it receives a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) monitoring report?     §379.1611 What should the nonresidential center do after it receives a Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) monitoring report?
    §54.1612 Does the nonresidential center need to have an internal monitoring system?     §379.1612 Does the nonresidential center need to have an internal monitoring system?
    §54.1613 Does the nonresidential center have to maintain a copy of the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program Nonresidential Center Provider Manual?     §379.1613 Does the nonresidential center have to maintain a copy of the Texas Department of Human Services Family Violence Program Nonresidential Center Provider Manual?
    §54.1614 How much of the nonresidential centerís funding can the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) provide?     §379.1614 How much of the nonresidential centerís funding can the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) provide?
    §54.1615 Is it possible to obtain a waiver to the prescribed percentage of the nonresidential centerís operating budget?     §379.1615 Is it possible to obtain a waiver to the prescribed percentage of the nonresidential centerís operating budget?
    §54.1616 How can the nonresidential center request a variance or waiver?     §379.1616 How can the nonresidential center request a variance or waiver?
    §54.1617 Can the nonresidential center receive a funding percentage waiver more than once?     §379.1617 Can the nonresidential center receive a funding percentage waiver more than once?
    §54.1618 What is the process to amend the nonresidential center contract?     §379.1618 What is the process to amend the nonresidential center contract?
    §54.1619 What is the process to revise the nonresidential center budget?     §379.1619 What is the process to revise the nonresidential center budget?
    §54.1620 What is the responsibility of the nonresidential center with regard to subcontracts?     §379.1620 What is the responsibility of the nonresidential center with regard to subcontracts?
    §54.1621 What must a nonresidential center do if there is a change in corporate control?     §379.1621 What must a nonresidential center do if there is a change in corporate control?
    §54.1622 What can happen if the nonresidential center does not comply with the rules?     §379.1622 What can happen if the nonresidential center does not comply with the rules?
  3   Fiscal Management   3   Fiscal Management
    §54.1701 What are the accounting system requirements for the nonresidential center?     §379.1701 What are the accounting system requirements for the nonresidential center?
    §54.1702 Is the nonresidential center required to have a fidelity bond?     §379.1702 Is the nonresidential center required to have a fidelity bond?
    §54.1703 What must be included in the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) purchase of services contract budget?     §379.1703 What must be included in the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) purchase of services contract budget?
    §54.1704 How should the nonresidential center handle in-kind contributions?     §379.1704 How should the nonresidential center handle in-kind contributions?
    §54.1705 How should the nonresidential center handle cash contributions?     §379.1705 How should the nonresidential center handle cash contributions?
    §54.1706 How should the nonresidential center document required cash/in-kind match?     §379.1706 How should the nonresidential center document required cash/in-kind match?
    §54.1707 How does the nonresidential center allocate overhead costs to its Texas Department of Human Services contract?     §379.1707 How does the nonresidential center allocate overhead costs to its Texas Department of Human Services contract?
    §54.1708 What must the nonresidential center do in order to receive payment from the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?     §379.1708 What must the nonresidential center do in order to receive payment from the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)?
    §54.1709 What costs are eligible for reimbursement under the nonresidential center contract?     §379.1709 What costs are eligible for reimbursement under the nonresidential center contract?
    §54.1710 Can the nonresidential center's funds and expenses be combined with the contractorís other Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) contract(s)?     §379.1710 Can the nonresidential center's funds and expenses be combined with the contractorís other Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) contract(s)?
    §54.1711 What is the quarterly report?     §379.1711 What is the quarterly report?
    §54.1712 When is the quarterly report due?     §379.1712 When is the quarterly report due?
    §54.1713 What is the annual report?     §379.1713 What is the annual report?
    §54.1714 When is the annual report due?     §379.1714 When is the annual report due?
    §54.1715 What are the nonresidential centerís audit requirements?     §379.1715 What are the nonresidential centerís audit requirements?
    §54.1716 When is the nonresidential center audit due?     §379.1716 When is the nonresidential center audit due?
  4   Personnel   4   Personnel
    §54.1801 Must the nonresidential center comply with federal personnel laws?     §379.1801 Must the nonresidential center comply with federal personnel laws?
    §54.1802 What additional personnel policies and procedures must the nonresidential center have?     §379.1802 What additional personnel policies and procedures must the nonresidential center have?
    §54.1803 Who needs a copy of the nonresidential center's personnel handbook?     §379.1803 Who needs a copy of the nonresidential center's personnel handbook?
    §54.1804 Are there any requirements for the nonresidential center employeesí personnel files?     §379.1804 Are there any requirements for the nonresidential center employeesí personnel files?
    §54.1805 Where should the nonresidential center keep its employee payroll information?     §379.1805 Where should the nonresidential center keep its employee payroll information?
    §54.1806 What must the nonresidential center do to ensure confidentiality of specific employee information?     §379.1806 What must the nonresidential center do to ensure confidentiality of specific employee information?
    §54.1807 What should the nonresidential center address in its policy regarding confidentiality of employee records?     §379.1807 What should the nonresidential center address in its policy regarding confidentiality of employee records?
    §54.1808 What should the nonresidential center address in its drug-free workplace policies?     §379.1808 What should the nonresidential center address in its drug-free workplace policies?
    §54.1809 What should the nonresidential center address in its recruitment policies?     §379.1809 What should the nonresidential center address in its recruitment policies?
    §54.1810 What should the nonresidential center address in its interviewing and hiring policies?     §379.1810 What should the nonresidential center address in its interviewing and hiring policies?
    §54.1811 Does the nonresidential center need written job descriptions for its employee positions?     §379.1811 Does the nonresidential center need written job descriptions for its employee positions?
    §54.1812 Should the nonresidential center identify its employee positions as exempt or non-exempt?     §379.1812 Should the nonresidential center identify its employee positions as exempt or non-exempt?
    §54.1813 What are the nonresidential center requirements for new employee orientation?     §379.1813 What are the nonresidential center requirements for new employee orientation?
    §54.1814 Does the nonresidential center need to provide specific job training?     §379.1814 Does the nonresidential center need to provide specific job training?
    §54.1815 Are there any requirements for specific program training for nonresidential center employees?     §379.1815 Are there any requirements for specific program training for nonresidential center employees?
    §54.1816 What access should the nonresidential center provide to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) Family Violence Program Provider Manual?     §379.1816 What access should the nonresidential center provide to the Texas Department of Human Services (DHS) Family Violence Program Provider Manual?
    §54.1817 Should the nonresidential center evaluate employee performance?     §379.1817 Should the nonresidential center evaluate employee performance?
    §54.1818 Can the nonresidential center use probationary periods for its employees?     §379.1818 Can the nonresidential center use probationary periods for its employees?
  5   Facility, Safety, and Health Requirements   5   Facility, Safety, and Health Requirements
    §54.1901 What facility codes must the nonresidential center meet?     §379.1901 What facility codes must the nonresidential center meet?
    §54.1902 Must the nonresidential centerís facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?     §379.1902 Must the nonresidential centerís facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
    §54.1903 What are the additional facility requirements for the nonresidential center?     §379.1903 What are the additional facility requirements for the nonresidential center?
    §54.1904 What kind of security system must the nonresidential center have?     §379.1904 What kind of security system must the nonresidential center have?
    §54.1905 What security policies and procedures must the nonresidential center have?     §379.1905 What security policies and procedures must the nonresidential center have?
    §54.1906 What are the safety policies and procedures that the nonresidential center needs to develop for providing services to children?     §379.1906 What are the safety policies and procedures that the nonresidential center needs to develop for providing services to children?
    §54.1907 What health and hygiene policies and procedures must the nonresidential center follow?     §379.1907 What health and hygiene policies and procedures must the nonresidential center follow?
    §54.1908 What health and hygiene policies are required for the nonresidential center providing services to children?     §379.1908 What health and hygiene policies are required for the nonresidential center providing services to children?
    §54.1909 What are the regulations regarding smoking in the nonresidential center?     §379.1909 What are the regulations regarding smoking in the nonresidential center?
  6   Program Administration   6   Program Administration
    §54.2001 What services must the nonresidential center provide to victims of family violence?     §379.2001 What services must the nonresidential center provide to victims of family violence?
    §54.2002 Can the nonresidential center charge or solicit contributions or donations in return for Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services?     §379.2002 Can the nonresidential center charge or solicit contributions or donations in return for Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services?
    §54.2003 Who is eligible for services in the nonresidential center?     §379.2003 Who is eligible for services in the nonresidential center?
    §54.2004 Can a minor receive Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services if the parent is not receiving services?     §379.2004 Can a minor receive Texas Department of Human Services (DHS)-contracted services if the parent is not receiving services?
    §54.2005 What federal and state laws must the nonresidential center follow when determining eligibility?     §379.2005 What federal and state laws must the nonresidential center follow when determining eligibility?
    §54.2006 What criteria can the nonresidential center use to determine eligibility for services?     §379.2006 What criteria can the nonresidential center use to determine eligibility for services?
    §54.2007 Can the nonresidential center ever deny services to an otherwise eligible individual?     §379.2007 Can the nonresidential center ever deny services to an otherwise eligible individual?
    §54.2008 Must the nonresidential center provide access to services for people with limited English proficiency?     §379.2008 Must the nonresidential center provide access to services for people with limited English proficiency?
    §54.2009 Is the nonresidential center subject to Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services' (PRS's) child care licensing regulations?     §379.2009 Is the nonresidential center subject to Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services' (PRS's) child care licensing regulations?
    §54.2010 What must the nonresidential center include in its general confidentiality policy?     §379.2010 What must the nonresidential center include in its general confidentiality policy?
    §54.2011 What information must the nonresidential center provide adult program participants regarding confidentiality?     §379.2011 What information must the nonresidential center provide adult program participants regarding confidentiality?
    §54.2012 Who needs to sign confidentiality agreements and where should the nonresidential center keep these agreements?     §379.2012 Who needs to sign confidentiality agreements and where should the nonresidential center keep these agreements?
    §54.2013 What must a current or former employee, volunteer, board member, or student intern do if she or he receives a court order regarding the nonresidential center?     §379.2013 What must a current or former employee, volunteer, board member, or student intern do if she or he receives a court order regarding the nonresidential center?
    §54.2014 What is required in confidentiality training provided to employees, board members, interns, and direct service volunteers?     §379.2014 What is required in confidentiality training provided to employees, board members, interns, and direct service volunteers?
    §54.2015 What information should the nonresidential center keep in program participant files?     §379.2015 What information should the nonresidential center keep in program participant files?
    §54.2016 What policies and procedures must the nonresidential center have regarding entries in a program participant file?     §379.2016 What policies and procedures must the nonresidential center have regarding entries in a program participant file?
    §54.2017 Is the nonresidential center required to give a program participant access to her or his files?     §379.2017 Is the nonresidential center required to give a program participant access to her or his files?
    §54.2018 What must the nonresidential center do if a program participant contests an entry in her or his file?     §379.2018 What must the nonresidential center do if a program participant contests an entry in her or his file?
    §54.2019 What controls must the nonresidential center maintain over program participant files?     §379.2019 What controls must the nonresidential center maintain over program participant files?
    §54.2020 When can the nonresidential center release program participant information?     §379.2020 When can the nonresidential center release program participant information?
    §54.2021 What must the nonresidential center include in its written release of program participant information document?     §379.2021 What must the nonresidential center include in its written release of program participant information document?
    §54.2022 What written procedures must the nonresidential center have regarding court orders?     §379.2022 What written procedures must the nonresidential center have regarding court orders?
    §54.2023 Must the nonresidential center notify a victim of family violence when a court order affects the individual or the individual's records?     §379.2023 Must the nonresidential center notify a victim of family violence when a court order affects the individual or the individual's records?
    §54.2024 Must the nonresidential center have written policies and procedures for the retention and destruction of documentation?     §379.2024 Must the nonresidential center have written policies and procedures for the retention and destruction of documentation?
    §54.2025 Is there a minimum number of hours a nonresidential center must be open each week?     §379.2025 Is there a minimum number of hours a nonresidential center must be open each week?
    §54.2026 What are the requirements for the nonresidential center if a victim of family violence needs shelter services?     §379.2026 What are the requirements for the nonresidential center if a victim of family violence needs shelter services?
    §54.2027 What must the nonresidential center do if it has any disruption in its ability to provide services?     §379.2027 What must the nonresidential center do if it has any disruption in its ability to provide services?
    §54.2028 What responsibility does the nonresidential center have to inform all program participants about their rights?     §379.2028 What responsibility does the nonresidential center have to inform all program participants about their rights?
    §54.2029 Must the nonresidential center develop a plan regarding cooperation with criminal justice officials?     §379.2029 Must the nonresidential center develop a plan regarding cooperation with criminal justice officials?
    §54.2030 What responsibility does the nonresidential center have to provide community education?     §379.2030 What responsibility does the nonresidential center have to provide community education?
    §54.2031 What methods must the nonresidential center use when providing community education?     §379.2031 What methods must the nonresidential center use when providing community education?
    §54.2032 What is required for the nonresidential center's volunteer program?     §379.2032 What is required for the nonresidential center's volunteer program?
    §54.2033 How much recruitment must the nonresidential center do for volunteers?     §379.2033 How much recruitment must the nonresidential center do for volunteers?
    §54.2034 When recruiting volunteers, what laws or codes must the nonresidential center follow?     §379.2034 When recruiting volunteers, what laws or codes must the nonresidential center follow?
    §54.2035 How often must the nonresidential center offer training for volunteers?     §379.2035 How often must the nonresidential center offer training for volunteers?
    §54.2036 What training must the nonresidential center provide to direct service volunteers?     §379.2036 What training must the nonresidential center provide to direct service volunteers?
    §54.2037 What training must the nonresidential center provide to non-direct service volunteers?     §379.2037 What training must the nonresidential center provide to non-direct service volunteers?
  7   Service Delivery   7   Service Delivery
    §54.2101 What services must the nonresidential center provide?     §379.2101 What services must the nonresidential center provide?
    §54.2102 What requirements must the nonresidential center meet for the crisis call hotline?     §379.2102 What requirements must the nonresidential center meet for the crisis call hotline?
    §54.2103 What crisis call hotline procedures must the nonresidential center have?     §379.2103 What crisis call hotline procedures must the nonresidential center have?
    §54.2104 Can the nonresidential center use caller ID on the crisis call hotline?     §379.2104 Can the nonresidential center use caller ID on the crisis call hotline?
    §54.2105 Can the nonresidential center subcontract the answering of the crisis call hotline?     §379.2105 Can the nonresidential center subcontract the answering of the crisis call hotline?
    §54.2106 What procedures must the nonresidential center have for delivery of DHS-contracted services?     §379.2106 What procedures must the nonresidential center have for delivery of DHS-contracted services?
    §54.2107 What information must the nonresidential center cover in the program participant's orientation?     §379.2107 What information must the nonresidential center cover in the program participant's orientation?
    §54.2108 What kind of intervention services must the nonresidential center provide to adult program participants?     §379.2108 What kind of intervention services must the nonresidential center provide to adult program participants?
    §54.2109 Who can provide the nonresidential center intervention services?     §379.2109 Who can provide the nonresidential center intervention services?
    §54.2110 How often should the nonresidential center provide intervention services?     §379.2110 How often should the nonresidential center provide intervention services?
    §54.2111 Is the nonresidential center allowed to incorporate religion into the intervention services?     §379.2111 Is the nonresidential center allowed to incorporate religion into the intervention services?
    §54.2112 Is the nonresidential center required to help each program participant develop an individual service plan?     §379.2112 Is the nonresidential center required to help each program participant develop an individual service plan?
    §54.2113 What are the nonresidential centerís requirements regarding group intervention?     §379.2113 What are the nonresidential centerís requirements regarding group intervention?
    §54.2114 What are the requirements for the nonresidential center regarding delivery of children's direct services?     §379.2114 What are the requirements for the nonresidential center regarding delivery of children's direct services?
    §54.2115 What is the nonresidential center's responsibility regarding emergency medical services?     §379.2115 What is the nonresidential center's responsibility regarding emergency medical services?
    §54.2116 What legal assistance services must the nonresidential center provide?     §379.2116 What legal assistance services must the nonresidential center provide?
    §54.2117 What are the requirements for the nonresidential center regarding legal assistance?     §379.2117 What are the requirements for the nonresidential center regarding legal assistance?
    §54.2118 What training and employment services must the nonresidential center provide?     §379.2118 What training and employment services must the nonresidential center provide?
    §54.2119 Must the nonresidential center maintain a referral system?     §379.2119 Must the nonresidential center maintain a referral system?
    §54.2120 What policies must the nonresidential center have regarding termination of program participant services?     §379.2120 What policies must the nonresidential center have regarding termination of program participant services?
    §54.2121 What information about termination of services must the nonresidential center provide program participants?     §379.2121 What information about termination of services must the nonresidential center provide program participants?