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

(d) The chairman shall certify all claims for expenses of the juvenile probation officer as necessary in the performance of the officer's duties. (10256)

(e) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008 do not apply to the juvenile board of Carson County. (10257)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10258)

Sec. 152.0401. CASS COUNTY. (10259)(Text)

(a) The Cass County Juvenile Board is composed of the county judge, the judge of the County Court at Law of Cass County, and the district judges in Cass County. (10260)

(b) The juvenile court judge is the chairman of the board and its chief administrative officer. (10261)

(c) The commissioners court may pay the juvenile board members additional annual compensation set by the commissioners court at not less than $600 nor more than $1,800 for the added duties imposed on them. The compensation shall be paid in equal monthly installments from the general fund of the county. (10262)

(d) The juvenile board shall provide each juvenile probation officer with transportation or an automobile allowance for use of a personal automobile on official business. (10263)

(e) The juvenile board shall pay the salaries of juvenile probation personnel and other expenses required to provide adequate services to children from the juvenile board fund to the extent of the state aid received in the fund. The commissioners court shall pay the other salaries and expenses essential to provide adequate services to children in an amount set by the juvenile board. (10264)

(f) The commissioners court shall pay the expenses of the juvenile probation officers that are certified as necessary by the juvenile board chairman from the general fund and in the amount set by the juvenile board. (10265)

(g) The board may accept state aid and grants or gifts from other political subdivisions of the state or associations for the sole purpose of financing adequate and effective probation programs. A municipality may grant and allocate money to the county or to the juvenile board to support and maintain juvenile programs if the municipality's governing body approves the expenditure. Funds received under this subsection shall be administered and kept separately from other county funds. (10266)

(h) This section does not prohibit a program of local enrichment of juvenile services funded by any source. (10267)

(i) Sections 152.0004 and 152.0009 do not apply to the juvenile board of Cass County. (10268)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10269)

Amended by: (10270)

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 868 (H.B. 1500), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007. (10271)

Sec. 152.0411. CASTRO COUNTY. (10272)(Text)

(a) The juvenile board of Castro and Swisher counties is composed of the county judges, the district judges in Castro and Swisher counties, and the judge of any statutory court designated as a juvenile court in the counties. (10273)

(b) The juvenile board shall elect one of its members as chairman. (10274)

(c) The commissioners courts of the counties shall pay the members of the juvenile board an annual salary set by the commissioners court at not less than $1,200, payable in equal monthly installments from the general fund of the counties. The counties shall apportion and pay the salary according to the method determined by the counties. (10275)

(d) The counties shall apportion and pay the juvenile board costs, other than the judge's salaries, according to the method determined by the counties. (10276)

(e) The commissioners courts shall pay the salaries and expenses of juvenile probation personnel and other expenses the chairman certifies as essential to provide services to children from the general funds or any other available funds of the counties. (10277)

(f) A member of the juvenile board is not liable in civil damages or for criminal prosecution for an action taken by the juvenile board. (10278)

(g) The juvenile board shall appoint an advisory council composed of five citizens from different parts of Castro and Swisher counties. (10279)

(h) Sections 152.0004 and 152.0005(b) do not apply to the juvenile board in Castro and Swisher counties. (10280)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 454, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1993. (10281)

Sec. 152.0421. CHAMBERS COUNTY. (10282)(Text)

(a) The Chambers County Juvenile Board is composed of the county judge, the district judges in Chambers County, and the judge of any statutory county court designated as a juvenile court. (10283)

(b) The juvenile board shall elect one of its members as chairman at the beginning of each calendar year. (10284)

(c) Service on the juvenile board is an additional duty of office. The commissioners court may pay the members of the juvenile board additional annual compensation in an amount set by the commissioners court for the added duties imposed on the members. The compensation is payable in equal monthly installments out of the general fund of the county. (10285)

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