Texas Human Resources Code - Section 112.041. Purpose And Policy
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Section: 112.019 112.020 112.0201 112.021 112.022 112.0221 112.023 112.041 112.042 112.043 112.044 112.045 112.0451 112.0452 112.0453
§ 112.041. PURPOSE AND POLICY. (a) The purpose of this
Act is to minimize the economic and human losses in Texas caused by
preventable disabilities through the establishment of a joint
private-public initiative called the Office for the Prevention of
(b) The legislature finds there is a strong need for a
unified, comprehensive prevention effort in the State of Texas.
Many state agencies, as well as private organizations and local
public agencies, are involved in prevention activities that can
reduce the incidence and severity of developmental disabilities.
However, a coordinated statewide plan that identifies and
consolidates research findings and prevention activities has yet to
(c) The legislature further finds that by establishing a
mechanism by which prevention activities can be better coordinated
and needed prevention programs can be initiated, the State of Texas
will be making an important investment in Texas's future.
Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1209, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Last modified: August 11, 2007