TEC 37.0021(b)(3)
Texas Education Code § 37.0021. Use of Confinement, Restraint, Seclusion and Time-Out.    

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(b)  In this section:      
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    (3)  "Time-out" means a behavior management technique in which, to provide a student with an opportunity to regain self-control, the student is separated from other students for a limited period in a setting:        
       (A)  that is not locked;  and                                                       
       (B)  from which the exit is not physically blocked by furniture, a closed door held shut from the outside, or another inanimate object.    
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Last Amended:   82nd Leg., R.S., ch. 691, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2011 
82nd Leg., R.S., ch. 691, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 2011
Entered: July 19, 2011