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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 public member serves a two-year term. (10164)

(c) The county judge is the chairman of the board. (10165)

(d) The commissioners court shall pay the judges on the juvenile board an annual salary set by the commissioners court at not less than $600 nor more than $1,200. The commissioners court shall pay the public member of the board an annual salary set by the commissioners court at not more than $600. The salaries shall be paid in equal monthly installments from the general fund or any other fund of the county. (10166)

(e) The chief juvenile probation officer may set the salaries and allowances of juvenile probation personnel with the approval of the board. (10167)

(f) Section 152.0005(b) does not apply to the juvenile board of Brazos County. (10168)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 514, Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 1991. (10169)

Sec. 152.0281. BREWSTER COUNTY. (10170)(Text)

(a) The Brewster County Juvenile Board is composed of the county judge and the district judges in Brewster County. (10171)

(b) The juvenile court judge is the chairman of the board and its chief administrative officer. (10172)

(c) The commissioners court may pay the juvenile board members an annual salary set by the commissioners court at not less than $1,200 nor more than $3,600 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. (10173)

(d) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008 do not apply to the juvenile board of Brewster County. (10174)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10175)

Sec. 152.0291. BRISCOE COUNTY. (10176)(Text)

(a) Briscoe County is included in the 110th Judicial District Juvenile Board. The juvenile board is composed of the county judges, the district judges in Briscoe, Dickens, Floyd, and Motley counties and the judge of any juvenile court in the counties. (10177)

(b) The juvenile board shall elect one of its members as chairman. (10178)

(c) The juvenile board shall hold regular meetings on dates set by the board and special meetings at the call of the chairman. (10179)

(d) The members of the juvenile board do not receive compensation for serving on the board. The commissioners courts may reimburse a juvenile board member for the member's reasonable and necessary job-related expenses. Reimbursable expenses include travel, lodging, training, and educational activities. (10180)

(e) The juvenile board shall pay the salaries of juvenile probation personnel and other expenses the chairman certifies as essential to provide services to children from the juvenile board fund to the extent of the state aid received in the fund. (10181)

(f) The juvenile board shall designate the treasurer or auditor of Briscoe, Dickens, Floyd, or Motley County to serve as the board's fiscal officer. (10182)

(g) The juvenile board shall appoint an advisory council composed of one person from each county. (10183)

(h) Sections 152.0002, 152.0003, 152.0004, 152.0005(a), 152.0005(b), 152.0006, and 152.0008(a) do not apply to the 110th Judicial District Juvenile Board. (10184)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10185)

Sec. 152.0301. BROOKS COUNTY. (10186)(Text)

(a) The juvenile board of Brooks County is composed of the judges of the county and district courts in the county. The board must have not fewer than three nor more than five members. The judges of the county and district courts in the county may appoint an appropriate number of public members to serve on the board without compensation if necessary to satisfy this requirement. The chairman of the board shall determine the number of public members to be appointed to the board. (10187)

(b) The county judge is the chairman of the board. (10188)

(c) The board shall hold biannual meetings on dates set by the board and special meetings at the call of the chairman. (10189)

(d) Service on a juvenile board by a judge is an additional duty of office. The commissioners court shall pay the judges on the juvenile board an annual salary set by the commissioners court at not more than $6,000, payable in equal monthly installments from the general fund or any other available fund of the county. (10190)

(e) The county shall reimburse a juvenile board member for the member's actual and necessary expenses incurred in performing the member's duties. (10191)

(f) The juvenile board shall ensure that the chief juvenile officer and fiscal officer: (10192)

(1) keep the financial and statistical records and submit reports to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department as prescribed by Section 221.007; and (10193)

(2) submit periodic financial and statistical reports to the county commissioners court. (10194)

(g) The chief juvenile probation officer shall appoint an appropriate number of qualified juvenile probation officers, assistants, and support personnel with the approval of the board as necessary to perform his duties. The chief juvenile probation officer and the personnel appointed under this section may be removed at any time by the appointing authority or by the juvenile board. The chief juvenile probation officer shall recommend to the juvenile board the salaries of and allowances for juvenile probation officers, assistants, and support personnel. The juvenile board shall provide the chief juvenile probation officer and his assistants with transportation or an automobile allowance for use of a personal automobile on official business. (10195)

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