84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1560, Chapter 1211 Page: 4 of 9
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S.B. No. 1560
1 under Section 462.011, to review the information and answer any
3 (d) The treating physician or the person designated by the
4 physician shall also provide the information to the patient's
5 family on request, but only to the extent not otherwise prohibited
6 by state or federal confidentiality laws.
7 Sec. 462.014. LIST OF MEDICATIONS. (a) On the request of a
8 patient, a person designated by the patient, or the patient's legal
9 guardian or managing conservator, if any, the facility
10 administrator of a treatment facility licensed by the department
11 under Chapter 464 shall provide to the patient, the person
12 designated by the patient, and the patient's legal guardian or
13 managing conservator, a list of the medications prescribed for
14 administration to the patient while the patient is in the treatment
15 facility. The list must include for each medication:
16 (1) the name of the medication;
17 (2) the dosage and schedule prescribed for the
18 administration of the medication; and
19 (3) the name of the physician who prescribed the
21 (b) The list must be provided before the expiration of four
22 hours after the facility administrator receives a written request
23 for the list from the patient, person designated by the patient,
24 or the patient's legal guardian or managing conservator, if any. If
25 sufficient time to prepare the list before discharge is not
26 available, the list may be mailed before the expiration of 24 hours
27 after discharge to the patient, the person designated by the
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Texas. Legislature. Senate. 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1560, Chapter 1211, legislative document, June 19, 2015; [Austin, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth704557/m1/4/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.