Bill Text: TX HB3635 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Engrossed


Bill Title: Relating to vehicle modification services provided under the vocational rehabilitation program.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-05-14 - Reported engrossed [HB3635 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB3635-Engrossed.html
  87R22127 KKR-D
 
  By: Frullo H.B. No. 3635
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to vehicle modification services provided under the
  vocational rehabilitation program.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter C, Chapter 352, Labor Code, is
  amended by adding Section 352.109 to read as follows:
         Sec. 352.109.  APPORTIONED VEHICLE MODIFICATION SERVICES.
  (a) If, after a vehicle modification review is conducted, it is
  determined that a portion of an applicant's requested vehicle
  modifications is not safe, the commission shall:
               (1)  inform the applicant about the unsafe
  modification; and
               (2)  on the applicant's request, make a determination
  regarding whether the unsafe modification violates state or federal
  law or regulations and, if the commission determines that the
  unsafe modification does not violate applicable state or federal
  law or regulations:
                     (A)  provide those modifications that were
  determined safe; and
                     (B)  allow the applicant to pay out-of-pocket for
  those modifications that were determined unsafe.
         (b)  The commission shall adopt rules necessary to implement
  this section.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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