Department of Family and Protective Services
Notice of Agency Name Change
Through the enactment of House Bill 2292, 78th Legislature, 2003, the Governor and the Legislature have directed Texas health and human services agencies to consolidate organizational structures and functions, eliminate duplicative administrative systems, and streamline processes and procedures that guide the delivery of health and human services to Texans.
Effective February 1, 2004, the name of the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services has been changed to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. As of February 1, 2004, the name of Title 40, Part 19 of the Texas Administrative Code is the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, but the rule numbers and names under the part will remain the same.
Effective date: February 1, 2004