Texas - Building Construction and Maintenance: Program Requirement

Area: 
Program Requirement
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law establishes comprehensive guidelines and accountability measures for school construction and building maintenance that include detailed provisions for addressing student health and safety.

Texas Administrative Code 19 61.1033 School Facilities Standards for Construction before January 1, 2004

(b) Implementation date. The requirements for school facility standards shall apply to projects for new construction or major space renovations approved by a school district board of trustees after September 1, 1998, and before January 1, 2004.


Texas Administrative Code 19 61.1036 School Facilities Standards for Construction on or after January 2004

(b) Implementation date. The requirements for school facility standards shall apply to projects for new construction or major space renovations for which the construction documents have been approved by a school district board of trustees, or a board's authorized representative, on or after January 1, 2004. For projects for which a school district approved the construction documents prior to January 1, 2004, if a school district makes changes or revisions to the design of the projects on or after January 1, 2004, and before the end of construction, the changes or revisions are subject to the standards specified in § 61.1033 of this title (relating to School Facilities Standards for Construction before January 1, 2004). For projects funded from bond elections passed prior to October 1, 2003, and for which a contract for construction has been awarded no later than December 31, 2005, a school district may comply with the standards specified in § 61.1033(d)(2)(B)(ii) of this title in lieu of the standards specified in subsection (d)(5)(C)(iii) of this section, and with the standards specified in § 61.1033(d)(2)(C)(ii) of this title in lieu of the standards specified in subsection (d)(5)(D)(ii) of this section.

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