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Texas Laws | Human Resource Code
HUMAN RESOURCES CODE
TITLE 9. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

(2) an eligible community health center to enter into an agreement with the development corporation that states the terms of the loan made to the center; (9913)

(3) the development corporation to provide to the commission semiannual reports giving details of the status of each loan made under the program; (9914)

(4) the development corporation to require annual audits of community health centers receiving loans under the program; and (9915)

(5) the commission to provide oversight of the development corporation as necessary to qualify the development corporation for loan guarantees from federal and state programs. (9916)

(b) Under rules adopted by the executive commissioner, the development corporation may: (9917)

(1) make grants to eligible community health centers from money other than money that was derived from a legislative appropriation; or (9918)

(2) seek money from state or federal agencies or private sources to supplement and complement the money received under the program. (9919)

(c) The executive commissioner may adopt other rules as necessary to accomplish the purposes of this chapter. (9920)

Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 878, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001. (9921)

Amended by: (9922)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.439, eff. April 2, 2015. (9923)

TITLE 10. JUVENILE BOARDS, JUVENILE PROBATION DEPARTMENTS, AND FAMILY SERVICES OFFICES (9924)(Text)

SUBTITLE A. JUVENILE PROBATION SERVICES (9925)(Text)

CHAPTER 142. JUVENILE PROBATION DEPARTMENTS AND PERSONNEL (9926)(Text)
Sec. 142.001. DEFINITION. (9927)(Text)

In this chapter, "juvenile probation services" means: (9928)

(1) services provided by or under the direction of a juvenile probation officer in response to an order issued by a juvenile court and under the court's direction, including: (9929)

(A) protective services; (9930)

(B) prevention of delinquent conduct and conduct indicating a need for supervision; (9931)

(C) diversion; (9932)

(D) deferred prosecution; (9933)

(E) foster care; (9934)

(F) counseling; (9935)

(G) supervision; and (9936)

(H) diagnostic, correctional, and educational services; and (9937)

(2) services provided by a juvenile probation department that are related to the operation of a preadjudication or post-adjudication juvenile facility. (9938)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1394, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (9939)

Sec. 142.002. APPOINTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND SALARY. (9940)(Text)

(a) A juvenile board may, with the advice and consent of the commissioners court, employ probation officers and administrative, supervisory, stenographic, and other clerical personnel necessary to provide juvenile probation services according to the standards established by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the local need as determined by the juvenile board. (9941)

(b) The juvenile board may, with the advice and consent of the commissioners court, designate the titles of the employees and set their salaries. (9942)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (9943)

Amended by: (9944)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 734 (H.B. 1549), Sec. 123, eff. September 1, 2015. (9945)

Sec. 142.003. AUTHORITY TO CONTRACT FOR JUVENILE PROBATION SERVICES. (9946)(Text)

(a) In a county that does not have a sufficient number of juvenile probation cases to justify a juvenile probation department, the juvenile board or juvenile judge may contract with: (9947)

(1) the county adult probation department to provide juvenile probation services; or (9948)

(2) surrounding counties to form a multicounty juvenile probation department. (9949)

(b) A juvenile board may contract with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department for juvenile probation services. (9950)

(c) A juvenile board may contract with another political subdivision of the state or a private vendor for juvenile probation services. (9951)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1394, Sec. 8, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. (9952)

Amended by: (9953)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 734 (H.B. 1549), Sec. 124, eff. September 1, 2015. (9954)

Sec. 142.004. JUVENILE PROBATION PERSONNEL. (9955)(Text)

(a) A juvenile probation officer or an employee of a juvenile probation community service restitution program is not liable for damages arising from an act or failure to act in connection with manual labor performed by a child who has been placed on informal adjustment or who has been adjudicated a delinquent child or a child in need of supervision and the labor was performed as a condition to probation ordered under Section 54.04(d)(1), Family Code, and the act or failure to act was not intentional, wilfully or wantonly negligent, or performed with conscious indifference or reckless disregard for the safety of others. (9956)

(b) Juvenile probation personnel employed by a political subdivision of the state are state employees for the purposes of Chapter 104, Civil Practice and Remedies Code. (9957)

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