Subchapter C. Minimum Standard Rule Revisions that May Affect Compliance

747.605 What admission information must I obtain for each child?

This rule has been amended to clarify that parent authorization for transportation must include any authorized pick-up and drop-off locations.


Your child care home provides drop-off transportation in the evenings. Jen's mother called this afternoon to say she will be working a late shift and asks that Jen be dropped off at her grandmother's home.

Jen's mother indicated authorized pick-up and drop-off at her home address in Jen's admission records.

Can you drop Jen off at her grandmother's this evening?


Authorized Transportation


Child Receiving Immunization

747.623 What documentation is acceptable for immunization records?

This rule has been amended to incorporate content from repealed 747.625 If a child's immunization record is already on file at a pre-kindergarten program or school away from my child-care home, must I also have a copy of the child's immunization record in my files? and to clarify the documentation requirements that are acceptable for an immunization record, which are outlined below. Immunization records must be:

• An official immunization record generated from a state or local health authority, including a record from another state. Examples include a record from the Texas Immunization Registry, a copy of the current immunization record that is on file at the pre-kindergarten or school that the child attends, or the health passport for a child in the conservatorship of DFPS; or

• An official immunization record or photocopy. An example includes a record from a doctor's office or a pharmacy.

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