By: Naishtat H.B. No. 1321
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
relating to the application of certain marketing and contracting
restrictions to treatment facilities funded by the Texas Commission
on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
SECTION 1. Section 164.004, Health and Safety Code, is
amended to read as follows:
Sec. 164.004. EXEMPTIONS. This chapter does not apply to:
(1) a treatment facility:
(A) operated by the Texas Department of Mental
Health and Mental Retardation, a federal agency, or a political
(B) funded by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and
(2) a community center established under Subchapter A,
Chapter 534, or a facility operated by a community center; or
(3) a facility owned and operated by a nonprofit or
not-for-profit organization offering counseling concerning family
violence, help for runaway children, or rape.
SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
Act takes effect September 1, 2003.