Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2019-09-01

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Health

Origin Date

January 1, 1980 by S.B. 767, 66th Leg.


To record license and renewal fees for providing home and community support services, including home health, hospice, habilitation or personal assistance services. Fees may not be less than $600 or more than $2,625. 

To record a fee required for a change in application information. Fee may not exceed $50.

To record late fees related to failure to report application changes within the time prescribed. Fees set by the executive commissioner by rule.

The commission may assess an administrative penalty of not less than $100 or more than $1,000 for each violation (collected under Revenue Object 3770). Each day of a continuing violation constitutes a separate violation.

The commission may also assess a $500 administrative penalty for violating laws relating to advance directives (collected under Revenue Object 3770).

The commission may assess a civil penalty for operating a home health facility without a license of not less than $1,000, nor more than $2,500 for each day of violation (collected under Revenue Object 3717).

Due Date

Initial fee at time of application; each license renewable three years from date of issuance.


Amended by H.B. 1593, S.B. 957, 69th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 1371, 70th Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 1551, 73rd Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 1247, 75th Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 2037 and S.B. 374, 76th Leg., R.S.

Transferred from the Department of Health (501) to Department of Aging and Disability Services (539) by H.B. 2292, 78th Leg., R.S..

Amounts amended by S.B. 1318, 80th Leg., R.S.

Change fee added by S.B. 223, 82nd Leg., R.S.

Amended by H.B. 4001 and S.B. 219, 84th Leg., R.S.

S.B. 200, 84th Leg., R.S. abolished Department of Aging and Disability Services (539) and transferred programs to the Health and Human Services Commission (529) effective 9/1/17.

Fee cap increased from $2,000 to $2,625 and renewal extended by H.B. 3193, 86th Leg., R.S.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 24
Receipt Category 12 – Health
Receipt Type 10 – Business/Professional Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A