The Office of General Counsel advises TDMHSAS and the five regional mental health institutes. The office 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. OLC also coordinates development and revision of forms required by TDMHSAS law for inclusion on the TDMHSAS Web site.