Child Protective Services Handbook Revision
July 2008

This revision of the Child Protective Services Handbook was published on July 1, 2008. Summaries of new revised items are provided below.

Allowing Youth in DFPS Conservatorship to Use Firearms for Hunting (PATS 1352)

The following item was revised to clarify the criteria that must be met before a youth in DFPS conservatorship is permitted to use firearms for hunting. The criteria includes a requirement that youth who are age 12 and older are required to take the Texas Parks and Wildlife Gun Safety Course. See:

6574 Hunting