Mattox Opinion No. JM-746a
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Office of the Attorney General
State of Texas


October 14, 1987

Honorable Chet Brooks
Chairman
Committee on Health and Human Services
Texas State Senate
P.O. Box 12068
Austin, Texas 78711

Opinion No. JM-746A

Re: correction of JM-746

Dear Senator Brooks:

On July 14, 1987, we issued an opinion in response to several questions you asked about the Indigent Health care and Treatment Act. V.T.C.S., art. 4438f. In that opinion we erroneously stated that the Department of Health was charged with defining required health-care services under section 1.06 of the act. It is the Department of Human Resources, not the Department of Health, that has that responsibility. We apologize for the error.

      Very truly yours,

      Rick Gilpin
      Chairman
      Opinion Committee


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