Texas Health & Safety Code - Section 89.012. Follow-Up Evaluations And Treatment
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§ 89.012. FOLLOW-UP EVALUATIONS AND TREATMENT. (a) An
employee or a volunteer with a positive screening test result must
obtain a diagnostic evaluation from the person's own physician to
determine if the person has tuberculosis.
(b) If the employee or volunteer has tuberculosis, the
governing body may not permit the person to begin or continue the
person's employment duties or volunteer services unless the person
is under treatment for the disease by a physician and the person
provides to the governing body a certificate signed by the
attending physician stating that the patient is noninfectious.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 786, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.
Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 348, § 4, eff. Sept. 1,
Last modified: August 11, 2007