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

Dutton, Jr.

Rep. Dutton, Jr.,
Harold V.

Vice Chair

Murr

Rep. Murr,
Andrew S.

 

Bowers

Rep. Bowers,
Rhetta Andrews

 

Calanni

Rep. Calanni,
Gina

 

Cyrier

Rep. Cyrier,
John

 

Dean

Rep. Dean,
Jay

 

Lopez

Rep. Lopez,
Ray

 

Shine

Rep. Shine,
Hugh

 

Talarico

Rep. Talarico,
James

Jurisdiction:

Section 21. Juvenile Justice and Family Issues — The committee shall
have nine 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.