SB 653, 82nd R.S. history

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SB 653, 82nd R.S.
Relating to abolishing the Texas Youth Commission and the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and transferring the powers and duties of those agencies to the newly created Texas Juvenile Justice Department and to the functions of the independent ombudsman that serves the department.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: John Whitmire
Joint Author: Glenn Hegar | Juan Hinojosa
Sponsor: Jerry Madden
Joint Sponsor: Dennis Bonnen | Ruth McClendon | Byron Cook

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2011, except Sections 4.001 and 4.003(b) and (c) take effect December 1, 2011.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2011, 82nd R.S.,ch. 85, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation


HB 1915 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Juvenile Boards & Officers
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed
Sunset--Commission Bills

House Committee: Corrections (Jerry Madden, Alma Allen, Erwin Cain, Todd Hunter, Marisa Marquez, Tan Parker, Charles Perry, James White, Paul Workman)
Minutes: April 26 2011 | March 6 2012
Senate Committee: Government Organization (Rodney Ellis, Judith Zaffirini, Brian Birdwell, Glenn Hegar, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Jane Nelson, Steve Ogden, John Whitmire)
Minutes: April 4 2011

Index to Sections Affected

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