89.1053(c)

19 Texas Administrative Code § 89.1053. Procedures for Use of Restraint and Time-Out.   

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(c)  Use of restraint. A school employee, volunteer, or independent contractor may use restraint only in an emergency as defined in subsection (b) of this section and with the following limitations. 
(1)  Restraint must be limited to the use of such reasonable force as is necessary to address the emergency. 
(2)  Restraint must be discontinued at the point at which the emergency no longer exists. 
(3)  Restraint must be implemented in such a way as to protect the health and safety of the student and others. 
(4)  Restraint must not deprive the student of basic human necessities. 
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Last Amended:  January 1, 2015, 39 TexReg 10446
Entered: Jan. 12, 2015