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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 county judge is the chairman of the board. (10435)

(c) The board shall hold biannual meetings on dates set by the board and special meetings at the call of the chairman. (10436)

(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. (10437)

(e) The county shall reimburse a juvenile board member for the member's actual and necessary expenses incurred in performing the member's duties. (10438)

(f) The juvenile board shall ensure that the chief juvenile officer and fiscal officer: (10439)

(1) keep the financial and statistical records and submit reports to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department as prescribed by Section 221.007; and (10440)

(2) submit periodic financial and statistical reports to the county commissioners court. (10441)

(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. (10442)

(h) A claim for expenses from a person in the juvenile probation department must be made to the board chairman. The chairman shall certify to the fiscal officer the expenses to be paid from state funds and shall certify to the commissioners court the expenses to be paid from county funds. (10443)

(i) The chairman of the board shall certify to the commissioners court an annual request for the expenditure of county funds. The commissioners court shall act on the request in the same manner as it acts on a request from another county office. (10444)

(j) The board may accept state aid and grants and gifts from other political subdivisions of the state or associations for the purpose of financing adequate and effective juvenile programs. A municipality may grant and allocate money to the juvenile board to support and maintain effective juvenile services if the municipality's governing body approves the expenditure. Funds received under this subsection shall be administered and kept separately from other public funds. This section does not affect a program of local enrichment of juvenile services funded by a service. (10445)

(k) The juvenile board shall appoint an advisory council of not more than five persons. (10446)

(l) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0008, and 152.0009 do not apply to the juvenile board of Brooks County. (10447)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10448)

Amended by: (10449)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 85 (S.B. 653), Sec. 3.018, eff. September 1, 2011. (10450)

Sec. 152.0331. BURNET COUNTY. (10451)(Text)

(a) The Burnet County Juvenile Board is composed of the county judge and the district judges in Burnet County. (10452)

(b) The judge of the 33rd District Court is the chairman of the board and its chief administrative officer. (10453)

(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. (10454)

(d) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008 do not apply to the juvenile board of Burnet County. (10455)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (10456)

Amended by: (10457)

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1352 (S.B. 1189), Sec. 19, eff. September 1, 2005. (10458)

Sec. 152.0341. CALDWELL COUNTY. (10459)(Text)

(a) The juvenile board of Caldwell County is composed of the county judge, the judges of the statutory county courts, and the judge of a judicial district in Caldwell County as determined by the commissioners court. (10460)

(b) The commissioners court may pay the juvenile board members additional annual compensation in an amount set by the commissioners court for the added duties imposed on the members. The additional compensation shall be paid in equal monthly installments from the general fund or any other available fund of the county. (10461)

(c) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008 do not apply to the juvenile board of Caldwell County. (10462)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 72, Sec. 1, eff. May 9, 1991. (10463)

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