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

(m) Sections 152.0002, 152.0004, 152.0005, 152.0008, and 152.0009 do not apply to the juvenile board of Wood County. (12469)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (12470)

Amended by: (12471)

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1236 (H.B. 2502), Sec. 2, eff. June 15, 2007. (12472)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 734 (H.B. 1549), Sec. 131, eff. September 1, 2015. (12473)

Sec. 152.2571. YOAKUM COUNTY. (12474)(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. (12475)

(b) The juvenile board shall elect one of its members as chairman at the beginning of each year. (12476)

(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. (12477)

(d) Section 152.0005(b) does not apply to the juvenile board of Yoakum County. (12478)

Added by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 352, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. (12479)

TITLE 11. AGING, COMMUNITY-BASED, AND LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES (12480)(Text)

CHAPTER 161. DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES (12481)(Text)

Sec. 161.001. DEFINITIONS. (12482)(Text)

In this chapter: (12483)

(1) "Commission" means the Health and Human Services Commission. (12484)

(2) "Commissioner" means the commissioner of aging and disability services. (12485)

(3) "Council" means the Aging and Disability Services Council. (12486)

(4) "Department" means the Department of Aging and Disability Services. (12487)

(5) "Executive commissioner" means the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission. (12488)

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 198, Sec. 1.13A. (12489)

Sec. 161.003. SUNSET PROVISION. (12490)(Text)

Unless the commission is continued in existence as provided by Chapter 325, Government Code, after the review required by Section 531.004, Government Code, this chapter expires on the date the commission is abolished under that section. (12491)

Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 198, Sec. 1.13A. (12492)

Amended by: (12493)

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 928 (H.B. 3249), Sec. 3.08, eff. June 15, 2007. (12494)

Acts 2009, 81st Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 2 (S.B. 2), Sec. 2.15, eff. July 10, 2009. (12495)

Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1232 (S.B. 652), Sec. 2.21, eff. June 17, 2011. (12496)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.440, eff. April 2, 2015. (12497)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 837 (S.B. 200), Sec. 4.06, eff. September 1, 2015. (12498)

Sec. 161.0515. ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER FOR STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTERS. (12499)(Text)

(a) The commissioner shall employ an assistant commissioner for state supported living centers. The assistant commissioner must be selected based on education, training, experience, and demonstrated ability. (12500)

(b) The assistant commissioner reports directly to the commissioner. (12501)

(c) The assistant commissioner shall supervise the operation of the state supported living centers. As part of that duty, the assistant commissioner shall: (12502)

(1) verify that quality health and medical services are being provided in state supported living centers; (12503)

(2) verify and certify employee qualifications for employees of a state supported living center; and (12504)

(3) work with the commissioner to create administrative guidelines for proper implementation of federal and state statutory law and judicial decisions. (12505)

(d) The assistant commissioner shall coordinate with the appropriate staff of the Department of State Health Services to ensure that the ICF-IID component of the Rio Grande State Center implements and enforces state law and rules that apply to the operation of state supported living centers. (12506)

(e) The assistant commissioner shall consult with the appropriate staff at the Department of State Health Services to ensure that an individual with a dual diagnosis of mental illness and an intellectual disability who is a resident of a state supported living center or the ICF-IID component of the Rio Grande State Center is provided with appropriate care and treatment. (12507)

Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 284 (S.B. 643), Sec. 36, eff. June 11, 2009. (12508)

Amended by: (12509)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.444, eff. April 2, 2015. (12510)

Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.445, eff. April 2, 2015. (12511)

Sec. 161.0541. MAINTENANCE OF MERIT SYSTEM. (12512)(Text)

The merit system established as provided by Section 161.054 may be maintained in conjunction with other state agencies that are required by federal law to operate under a merit system. (12513)

Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 2338, ch. 842, art. 1, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1979. (12514)

Transferred, redesignated and amended from Human Resources Code, Section 21.007 by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 4.006, eff. April 2, 2015. (12515)

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