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Texas Laws | Human Resource Code
HUMAN RESOURCES CODE
TITLE 10. JUVENILE BOARDS, JUVENILE PROBATION DEPARTMENTS, AND FAMILY SERVICES OFFICES

(b) The juvenile board or local juvenile probation department may contract with a private vendor for the financing, construction, operation, maintenance, or management of a youth boot camp. (9822)

(c) If a juvenile board or its designee determines that a child is not complying with the rules of conduct promulgated by the board or is medically or psychologically unsuitable for the program, the board shall terminate the child's participation in the program and request the sentencing court to reassume custody of the child. (9823)

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 262, Sec. 75, eff. Jan. 1, 1996. (9824)

Amended by: (9825)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 85 (S.B. 653), Sec. 3.017, eff. September 1, 2011. (9826)

Sec. 152.0012. BUDGET. (9827)(Text)

The juvenile board shall prepare a budget for the juvenile probation department and the other facilities and programs under the jurisdiction of the juvenile board. The commissioners court shall review and consider only the amount of county funds derived from county taxes, fees, and other county sources in the budget. The commissioners court may not review any part of the budget derived from state funds. (9828)

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 262, Sec. 76, eff. Jan. 1, 1996. (9829)

Sec. 152.0013. IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY. (9830)(Text)

(a) A member of a juvenile board is not liable for damages arising from an act or omission committed while performing duties as a board member. (9831)

(b) This section does not apply if the act or omission is: (9832)

(1) reckless or intentional; (9833)

(2) done wilfully, wantonly, or with gross negligence; or (9834)

(3) done with conscious indifference or reckless disregard for the safety of others. (9835)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1297, Sec. 67, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (9836)

Sec. 152.0014. INDEMNIFICATION BY STATE. (9837)(Text)

The state shall indemnify a juvenile board member in the same manner and under the same conditions that it indemnifies an officer of a state agency under Chapter 104, Civil Practice and Remedies Code. (9838)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 709, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. Renumbered from Human Resources Code Sec. 152.013 by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1275, Sec. 2(101), eff. Sept. 1, 2003. (9839)

Sec. 152.0015. PRETRIAL DETENTION POLICY FOR CERTAIN JUVENILES. (9840)(Text)

A juvenile board shall establish a policy that specifies whether a person who has been transferred for criminal prosecution under Section 54.02, Family Code, and is younger than 17 years of age may be detained in a juvenile facility pending trial as provided by Section 51.12, Family Code. (9841)

Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1087 (S.B. 1209), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2011. (9842)

For expiration of this section, see Subsection (l). (9843)

Sec. 152.0016. POST-ADJUDICATION SECURE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES; RELEASE UNDER SUPERVISION. (9844)(Text)

(a) This section applies only to a county that has a population of more than one million and less than 1.5 million. (9845)

(b) Repealed by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 854 , Sec. 12, eff. September 1, 2015. (9846)

(c) A juvenile board shall establish a policy that specifies whether the juvenile board or a local juvenile probation department that serves a county to which this section applies may: (9847)

(1) operate or contract for the operation of a post-adjudication secure correctional facility to confine children committed to the facility under Section 54.04011, Family Code; and (9848)

(2) operate a program through which a child committed to a post-adjudication secure correctional facility under Section 54.04011, Family Code, may be released under supervision and place the child in the child's home or in any situation or family approved by the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department. (9849)

(d) Before placing a child in the child's home under Subsection (c)(2), the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department shall evaluate the home setting to determine the level of supervision and quality of care that is available in the home. (9850)

(e) A juvenile board or a local juvenile probation department shall accept a person properly committed to it by a juvenile court under Section 54.04011, Family Code, in the same manner in which the Texas Juvenile Justice Department accepts a person under Section 54.04(e), Family Code, even though the person may be 17 years of age or older at the time of the commitment. (9851)

(f) A juvenile board or a local juvenile probation department shall establish a minimum length of stay for each child committed without a determinate sentence under Section 54.04011(c)(1), Family Code, in the same manner that the Texas Juvenile Justice Department determines a minimum length of stay for a child committed to the department under Section 243.002. (9852)

(f-1) After a child has completed the minimum length of stay established under Subsection (f), the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department shall: (9853)

(1) discharge the child from the custody of the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department; (9854)

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