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

(d) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008 do not apply to the juvenile board of Ward County. (12335)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (12336)

Sec. 152.2451. WASHINGTON COUNTY. (12337)(Text)

(a) The juvenile board of Washington County is composed of the county judge, the district judges in Washington County, and the judge of each county court at law. (12338)

(b) The board shall select one member to act as chairman. (12339)

(c) The commissioners court may reasonably compensate each member of the juvenile board for the member's additional duties. (12340)

(d) The juvenile board shall pay from the juvenile board fund to the extent of the state aid received in the fund the salaries of juvenile probation department personnel and other expenses required to provide adequate services to children. (12341)

(e) The county shall pay salaries and expenses other than those paid under Subsection (d) that are essential to provide adequate services to children in an amount set by the juvenile board with the advice and consent of the commissioners court. (12342)

(f) The juvenile 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 money to the county government 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. (12343)

(g) The chief juvenile probation officer may appoint necessary personnel with the approval of the juvenile board. Juvenile probation officers serve at the pleasure of the juvenile board. (12344)

(h) The juvenile board shall provide the juvenile probation officers with transportation or an automobile allowance for use of a personal automobile on official business. (12345)

(i) The juvenile board may agree to operate together with one or more counties that are adjacent to or in close proximity to Washington County. The juvenile boards operating together may appoint one fiscal officer to receive and disburse funds for the boards. (12346)

(j) The juvenile board may operate foster homes for the temporary care of children served by the board. (12347)

(k) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, and 152.0008 do not apply to the juvenile board of Washington County. (12348)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 239, Sec. 1, eff. May 22, 1993. (12349)

Sec. 152.2461. WEBB COUNTY. (12350)(Text)

(a) The Webb County Juvenile Board is composed of the county judge, the district judges in the county, and the judge of each county court at law. The county judge may designate any member of the commissioners court to represent the judge on the board. A reference in this section to a juvenile court judge of a juvenile board member includes a person designated by the county judge under this subsection. (12351)

(b) The commissioners court may pay the juvenile board members additional annual compensation set by the commissioners court at not more than $4,800 for the added duties imposed on the members. The compensation shall be paid in equal monthly installments from the general fund of the county. (12352)

(c) The commissioners court may reimburse the juvenile court judge for the judge's actual and necessary expenses incurred in attending seminars and other educational or instructional meetings relating to juvenile matters. The annual amount for which the judge may be reimbursed may not exceed $600. (12353)

(d) The juvenile board may require a board employee to enter into a bond payable to the board, conditioned on the faithful performance of the person's duties. The board shall pay the premium of the bond. The board may suspend or remove an employee for good cause. The board may permit the chief juvenile probation officer to suspend or remove employees whom the chief juvenile probation officer may supervise. (12354)

(e) The board shall control and supervise each county institution used to detain juveniles. The board shall appoint the superintendent of each institution. (12355)

(f) The board may accept gifts or grants of real or personal property subject to the terms and conditions of the gift or grant to use for the benefit of the juvenile justice system. (12356)

(g) The board shall submit an annual budget to the commissioners court. The commissioners court may appropriate and the juvenile board shall use money from the county general fund to administer this section. (12357)

(h) The board may authorize the use of foster homes for the temporary care of a child alleged to be a child in need of supervision or a delinquent child. (12358)

(i) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0006, 152.0007, and 152.0008(b) do not apply to the juvenile board of Webb County. (12359)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 23, Sec. 2, eff. Aug. 26, 1991; Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 105, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 30, 1993. (12360)

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