H.B. No. 434
  relating to the minimum standards for licensed child-care
  facilities and registered family homes.
         SECTION 1.  This Act shall be known as Paisley's Law.
         SECTION 2.  Section 42.042(e), Human Resources Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (e)  The department shall promulgate minimum standards that
  apply to licensed child-care facilities and to registered family
  homes covered by this chapter and that will:
               (1)  promote the health, safety, and welfare of
  children attending a facility or registered family home;
               (2)  promote safe, comfortable, and healthy physical
  facilities and registered family homes for children;
               (3)  ensure adequate supervision of children by
  capable, qualified, and healthy personnel;
               (4)  ensure adequate and healthy food service where
  food service is offered;
               (5)  prohibit racial discrimination by child-care
  facilities and registered family homes;
               (6)  require procedures for parental and guardian
  consultation in the formulation of children's educational and
  therapeutic programs; [and]
               (7)  prevent the breakdown of foster care and adoptive
  placement; and
               (8)  ensure that a child-care facility or registered
  family home:
                     (A)  follows the directions of a child's physician
  or other health care provider in providing specialized medical
  assistance required by the child; and
                     (B)  maintains for a reasonable time a copy of any
  directions from the physician or provider that the parent provides
  to the facility or home.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2011.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 434 was passed by the House on March
  30, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 144, Nays 1, 1 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 434 was passed by the Senate on May
  17, 2011, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________