Monday, November 30, 2009

Section 38.19 - Failure to Provide Notice and Report of Death of Resident of Institution

Sec. 38.19. FAILURE TO PROVIDE NOTICE AND REPORT OF DEATH OF RESIDENT OF INSTITUTION. (a) A superintendent or general manager of an institution commits an offense if, as required by Article 49.24 or 49.25, Code of Criminal Procedure, the person fails to:
     (1) provide notice of the death of an individual under the care, custody, or control of or residing in the institution;
     (2) submit a report on the death of the individual; or
     (3) include in the report material facts known or discovered by the person at the time the report was filed.
(b) An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 894, Sec. 4, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.