The Division of General Counsel advises TDMHSAS and the four regional mental health institutes (RMHIs). The division provides legal representation to the Department and the RMHIs in state legal and administrative proceedings. It is responsible for drafting and reviewing legislation, administrative rules, policies, and procedures affecting the Department. It oversees HIPAA compliance and drafts and reviews contracts and other documents of legal significance. The division also coordinates development and revision of forms required by TDMHSAS law for inclusion on the Department website.