Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Tamoria Jones
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.202
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0794

Committee Members

Chair

House Member Rep. Dutton, Jr.

Rep. Dutton, Jr.,
Harold V.

Vice Chair

House Member Rep. Dale

Rep. Dale,
Tony

 

House Member Rep. Biedermann

Rep. Biedermann,
Kyle

 

House Member Rep. Cain

Rep. Cain,
Briscoe

 

House Member Rep. Moody

Rep. Moody,
Joe

 

House Member Rep. Schofield

Rep. Schofield,
Mike

 

House Member Rep. Thierry

Rep. Thierry,
Shawn

Jurisdiction:

       Sec. 24.  JUVENILE JUSTICE AND FAMILY ISSUES. The committee
  shall have seven members, with jurisdiction over all matters
  pertaining to:
               (1)  the commitment and rehabilitation of youths;
               (2)  the construction, operation, and management of
  correctional facilities of the state and facilities used for the
  commitment and rehabilitation of youths;
               (3)  juvenile delinquency and gang violence;
               (4)  criminal law, prohibitions, standards, and
  penalties as applied to juveniles;
               (5)  criminal procedure in the courts of Texas as it
  relates to juveniles;
               (6)  civil law as it relates to familial relationships,
  including rights, duties, remedies, and procedures; and
               (7)  the following state agencies: the Texas Juvenile
  Justice Board, the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, the Office of
  Independent Ombudsman for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department,
  and the Advisory Council on Juvenile Services.