SENATE – NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE: Criminal Justice
TIME & DATE: 1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
PLACE: E1.016 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR: Senator John Whitmire
HB 932 | RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF INFORMATION CONCERNING THE NUMBER OF JUVENILE OFFENDERS COMMITTED TO THE TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WHO HAVE BEEN IN FOSTER CARE.
Author: Rep. Jarvis Johnson
Companion: SB 796 (Identical)
Requires the Texas Juvenile Justice Department to inquire from DFPS whether a juvenile offender is currently in foster care and/or how many times the child was previously in foster care. Texas Juvenile Justice must then deliver an annual report to state leadership with statistical information regarding information about the foster children in Texas Juvenile Justice over the past two years.