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

(f) The commissioners court shall provide the juvenile probation officers with: (10077)

(1) automobiles and their maintenance and operation expenses for use in official duties; or (10078)

(2) an automobile allowance for the use of a personal automobile on official business in the amount determined to be necessary by the commissioners court. (10079)

(g) The commissioners court shall provide the necessary funds to pay the salaries and expenses of the juvenile probation personnel. (10080)

(h) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008(a) do not apply to the juvenile board of Bexar County. (10081)

(i) The board may apply for, accept, hold in trust, spend, and otherwise use a gift, grant, or donation of land or money or other personal property from a governmental entity, corporation, individual, or other source for the benefit of the juvenile justice system. (10082)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10083)

Amended by: (10084)

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1059 (H.B. 4700), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009. (10085)

Sec. 152.0212. BEXAR COUNTY INSTITUTIONS. (10086)(Text)

(a) The juvenile board of Bexar County shall appoint a person to supervise the county facilities under the jurisdiction of the juvenile board. The supervisor may be the county probation officer. The supervisor shall direct the policies and conduct of each institution. (10087)

(b) The juvenile board shall also appoint the head of each facility. The facility head may hire employees that the juvenile board determines are necessary. (10088)

(c) The facilities supervisor or employees under the supervisor's control shall supervise each child committed to a county institution until the child becomes of age. The supervisor or employees shall submit periodic reports to the juvenile board as required for the board's approval or action. (10089)

(d) The commissioners court shall provide the necessary funds to operate each institution. (10090)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10091)

Sec. 152.0213. COLLECTION AND DISBURSEMENT OF SUPPORT PAYMENTS IN BEXAR COUNTY. (10092)(Text)

(a) The juvenile board of Bexar County may designate the district clerk or the juvenile probation officer to collect and disburse court-ordered child or spousal support payments that are required by court order to be made to the county. The person designated to receive the payments shall disburse the payments in the manner the court believes to be in the best interest of the spouse or child. (10093)

(b) If the juvenile board designates the juvenile probation officer to receive the payments, the officer shall work in the court as an officer of the court. The officer shall obtain a surety bond in an amount determined by the commissioners court from a solvent surety company authorized to make the bonds in this state and approved by the commissioners court. The bond shall be conditioned on the faithful performance of the officer's duties and on the proper accounting of the money entrusted to the officer. The county shall pay the premium for the bond from the general fund of the county. (10094)

(c) The juvenile officer shall keep an accurate and complete record of money received and disbursed under this section. The record is open for public inspection. The county auditor shall inspect and examine the records and audit the accounts quarterly. The auditor shall report the results of the audit to the juvenile board and include any recommendations the auditor may have. (10095)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10096)

Sec. 152.0221. BLANCO COUNTY. (10097)(Text)

(a) The Blanco County Juvenile Board is composed of the county judge and the district judges in Blanco County. (10098)

(b) The judge of the 33rd District Court is the chairman of the board and its chief administrative officer. (10099)

(c) The commissioners court may pay the juvenile board members an annual salary set by the commissioners court at not more than $1,200 as compensation for the added duties imposed on the members. The salary shall be paid in equal monthly installments from the general fund of the county. (10100)

(d) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008 do not apply to the juvenile board of Blanco County. (10101)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10102)

Amended by: (10103)

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 1189), Sec. 18, eff. September 1, 2005. (10104)

Sec. 152.0231. BORDEN COUNTY. (10105)(Text)

(a) Borden County is included in the 132nd Judicial District Juvenile Board. The juvenile board is composed of the county judge and the district judges in Borden and Scurry counties. (10106)

(b) The juvenile board shall elect one of its members as chairman. (10107)

(c) The commissioners courts of the counties shall pay the members of the juvenile board annual supplemental compensation of $2,400 from the general fund or any other available fund of the counties. (10108)

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