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HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

TITLE 2. HEALTH

SUBTITLE B. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROGRAMS

CHAPTER 38. PEDICULOSIS OF MINORS

Sec. 38.001. PROGRAM ESTABLISHED. (a) The department shall

establish and develop a state program for the control and

eradication of pediculosis of minors.

(b) The program may include procedures for detection of

pediculosis and instructions for treatment.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.

Sec. 38.002. TREATMENT OF MINOR WHO HAS PEDICULOSIS. For the

purpose of treating a minor who has pediculosis, the parent or

guardian of the minor shall:

(1) follow the instructions of the department; or

(2) place the minor under the care of a licensed physician.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.