Rules and statutes

5th Edition of Texas Laws Relating to DADS

This reflects changes in law passed by the 82nd Texas Legislature and covers such topics as Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) organization as well as powers and duties of DADS.

DADS rules (Texas Administrative Code)

This site includes links to the Texas Administrative Code as it pertains to DADS.

DADS rules in progress

This site includes rules that have been recommended for proposal by the Texas Aging and Disability Services Council and the DADS commissioner and were approved for publication in the Texas Register by the executive commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

State statutes

This site includes links to state statutes as they pertain to DADS.

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Alberto N. v Hawkins Settlement

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission and DADS have settled a lawsuit that affects Texas Health Steps, Comprehensive Care Program-eligible children under 21 years of age. The terms of the settlement apply to Medicaid-funded nursing services, personal care services, and durable medical equipment and supplies. Please click here for more information about the Alberto N. Settlement in PDF format.

Updated: July 30, 2014