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

(a) The juvenile board of Wood County is composed of the county judge, the district judges in the county, and the judge of any statutory court in the county designated as a juvenile court. (12222)

(b) The juvenile board shall elect one of its members as chairman at its first regular meeting of each calendar year. (12223)

(c) The board may agree to operate with the juvenile board of another county to provide services and to receive and disburse funds. (12224)

(d) The board shall hold regular meetings each year on dates set by the board, and special meetings at the call of the chairman. (12225)

(e) Service on a juvenile board by a judge is an additional duty of office. The commissioners court shall pay each juvenile board member an annual salary of not less than $4,800, payable in equal monthly installments from any funds available to the county or to the juvenile board. (12226)

(f) The commissioners court shall reimburse a juvenile board member for the member's actual and necessary expenses incurred in performing the member's duties. The commissioners court shall set the rate of reimbursement and shall pay the expenses from funds allocated or received from any source. (12227)

(g) The juvenile board shall appoint necessary juvenile probation department personnel. The juvenile board may discharge the employees of the juvenile probation department. (12228)

(h) The juvenile board shall provide each juvenile probation officer or juvenile probation department employee with an automobile or an automobile allowance for use of a personal automobile on official business. (12229)

(i) The juvenile board shall pay the salaries, allowances, and other necessary expenses from the juvenile probation budget to the extent of the state aid received. The commissioners court shall pay the remaining salaries, allowances, and other necessary expenses from the general fund or other available funds of the county. (12230)

(j) The juvenile board shall set the annual rate of increase in the salaries of juvenile probation department personnel. If any portion of an employee's salary is to be paid from the general fund, the commissioners court shall approve the salary as presented to the commissioners court by the chairman of the juvenile board. For purposes of this subsection, "salary" means only the fixed compensation paid to an employee and does not include health insurance, allowances, or any other benefit. (12231)

(k) 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 juvenile programs. The fiscal officer shall deposit funds received under this subsection in a special account. (12232)

(l) The board shall make available to the commissioners court the financial and statistical reports required by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department. (12233)

(m) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0008, and 152.0009 do not apply to the juvenile board of Wood County. (12234)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (12235)

Amended by: (12236)

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1236 (H.B. 2502), Sec. 2, eff. June 15, 2007. (12237)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 734 (H.B. 1549), Sec. 131, eff. September 1, 2015. (12238)

Sec. 152.2571. YOAKUM COUNTY. (12239)(Text)

(a) The Yoakum County Juvenile Board is composed of the county judge, the district judges in Yoakum County, and the judge of any statutory court in the county designated as a juvenile court. (12240)

(b) The juvenile board shall elect one of its members as chairman at the beginning of each year. (12241)

(c) The commissioners court shall pay the juvenile board members an annual salary set by the commissioners court at not more than $1,200, payable in equal monthly installments from the general fund or any other available fund of the county. (12242)

(d) Section 152.0005(b) does not apply to the juvenile board of Yoakum County. (12243)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (12244)

TITLE 11. AGING, COMMUNITY-BASED, AND LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES (12245)(Text)

CHAPTER 161. DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES (12246)(Text)

Sec. 161.001. DEFINITIONS. (12247)(Text)

In this chapter: (12248)

(1) "Commission" means the Health and Human Services Commission. (12249)

(2) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of aging and disability services. (12250)

(3) "Council" means the Aging and Disability Services Council. (12251)

(4) "Department" means the Department of Aging and Disability Services. (12252)

(5) "Executive commissioner" means the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission. (12253)

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 198, Sec. 1.13A. (12254)

Text of section effective until September 01, 2017 (12255)

Sec. 161.002. AGENCY. (12256)(Text)

The department is an agency of the state. (12257)

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 198, Sec. 1.13A. (12258)

Amended by: (12259)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 837 (S.B. 200), Sec. 1.23(e)(1), eff. September 1, 2017. (12260)

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