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HB 115, 63rd Regular Session
Relating to and authorizing the regulation and licensing of youth camps by the State Department of Health; prescribing certain powers and duties of the department; authorizing the department to promulgate rules and regulations to safeguard the safety and health of campers; requiring operators of youth camps to apply for, obtain and renew annually a license from the department; setting the fees at five dollars ($5) for application and for annual renewal of a license; establishing and reappropriating the moneys from a special fund to be known as the Youth Camp Safety and Health Fund; providing procedures for license revocation; authorizing the department to hold hearings, enter property and granting power to examine safety and health records; prohibiting violations of this Act and the rules, regulations and orders of the department; authorizing the department to institute civil suits to recover civil penalties of from fifty dollars ($50) to one thousand dollars ($1,000) per violation, or for injunctive relief, or both; providing for judicial review of administrative actions; making certain other provisions; declaring this Act to be cumulative; and declaring an emergency.

Last action: Signed by the Governor

Author: James D. Cole
Sponsor: Raul Longoria

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 1973, 63rd R.S.,ch. 142, General and Special Laws of Texas

Subjects:
Health--General
Safety
YOUTH CAMP SAFETY & HEALTH ACT, TEXAS
YOUTH CAMPS

House Committee: Human Resources ()
Minutes: February 6 1973 | February 22 1973 | February 27 1973
Senate Committee: Human Resources ()

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