Goto previous pageGoto next page
pg. 286

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

(j) After a child committed to a post-adjudication secure correctional facility with a determinate sentence under Section 54.04011(c)(2), Family Code, becomes 16 years of age but before the child becomes 19 years of age, the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department operating or contracting for the operation of the facility may refer the child to the juvenile court that entered the order of commitment for approval of the child's transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for confinement if the child has not completed the sentence and: (10115)

(1) the child's conduct, regardless of whether the child was released under supervision through a program established by the board or department, indicates that the welfare of the community requires the transfer; or (10116)

(2) while the child was released under supervision: (10117)

(A) a juvenile court adjudicated the child as having engaged in delinquent conduct constituting a felony offense; (10118)

(B) a criminal court convicted the child of a felony offense; or (10119)

(C) the child's release under supervision was revoked. (10120)

(k) A juvenile board or local juvenile probation department operating or contracting for the operation of a post-adjudication secure correctional facility under this section shall develop a comprehensive plan for each child committed to the facility under Section 54.04011, Family Code, regardless of whether the child is committed with or without a determinate sentence, to reduce recidivism and ensure the successful reentry and reintegration of the child into the community following the child's release under supervision or final discharge from the facility, as applicable. (10121)

(l) This section expires on December 31, 2018. (10122)

Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1323 (S.B. 511), Sec. 10, eff. December 1, 2013. (10123)

Amended by: (10124)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 854 (S.B. 1149), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2015. (10125)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 854 (S.B. 1149), Sec. 12, eff. September 1, 2015. (10126)

Sec. 152.00161. TERMINATION OF CONTROL. (10127)(Text)

(a) Except as provided by Subsections (b) and (c), if a person is committed to a post-adjudication secure correctional facility under a determinate sentence under Section 54.04011(c)(2), Family Code, the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department may not discharge the person from custody. (10128)

(b) The juvenile board or local juvenile probation department shall discharge without a court hearing a person committed to the department for a determinate sentence under Section 54.04011(c)(2), Family Code, who has not been transferred to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice under a court order on the date that the time spent by the person in detention in connection with the committing case plus the time spent in the custody of the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department under the order of commitment equals the period of the sentence. (10129)

(c) The juvenile board or local juvenile probation department shall transfer to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice a person who is the subject of an order under Section 152.0016(j) transferring the person to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for the completion of the person's sentence. (10130)

(d) Except as provided by Subsection (e), the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department shall discharge from its custody a person not already discharged on the person's 19th birthday. (10131)

(e) The juvenile board or local juvenile probation department shall transfer a person who has been sentenced under a determinate sentence to commitment under Section 54.04011(c)(2), Family Code, or who has been returned to the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department under Section 54.11(i)(1), Family Code, to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on the person's 19th birthday, if the person has not already been discharged or transferred, to serve the remainder of the person's sentence on parole as provided by Section 508.156, Government Code. (10132)

Added by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 854 (S.B. 1149), Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2015. (10133)

Sec. 152.00162. DETERMINATE SENTENCE PAROLE. (10134)(Text)

(a) Not later than the 90th day before the date the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department transfers a person to the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for release on parole supervision under Section 152.0016(g) or 152.00161(e), the juvenile board or local juvenile probation department shall submit to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice all pertinent information relating to the person, including: (10135)

(1) the juvenile court judgment; (10136)

(2) the circumstances of the person's offense; (10137)

(3) the person's previous social history and juvenile court records; (10138)

(4) the person's physical and mental health record; (10139)

(5) a record of the person's conduct, employment history, and attitude while committed to the department; (10140)

Goto previous page286Goto next page

  

Our Mission
Objective

Our mission is to provide citizens free access to the laws and codes of their state utilizing a unique search engine that matches clients with qualified legal professionals who can help with specific issues.

Our goal is to do this in a manner that promotes open government and freedom of information, while providing attorneys with valuable tools to connect with qualified prospects in need of professional services.

Ignorance Is No Excuse
Your Right To Know The Law

All citizens have a right to have access to the laws that govern them. Citizen awareness and participation in government is fundamental to ensuring a sound democracy.

Although unfettered access to the law is a fundamental right to all citizens, there is no substitute for experienced legal counsel.

We do not recommend self-representation. We do, however, recognize that in an age where people routinely research legal matters online using everything from a smartphone to their xbox, both attorneys and clients alike can benefit from this resource.