Texas Family Code - Section 153.376. Rights And Duties Of Nonparent Possessory Conservator
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§ 153.376. RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF NONPARENT POSSESSORY
CONSERVATOR. (a) Unless limited by court order or other provisions
of this chapter, a nonparent, licensed child-placing agency, or
authorized agency appointed as a possessory conservator has the
following rights and duties during the period of possession:
(1) the duty of care, control, protection, and
reasonable discipline of the child;
(2) the duty to provide the child with clothing, food,
and shelter; and
(3) the right to consent to medical, dental, and
surgical treatment during an emergency involving an immediate
danger to the health and safety of the child.
(b) A nonparent possessory conservator has any other right
or duty specified in the order.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 20, § 1, eff. April 20, 1995.
Last modified: August 11, 2007