Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Julie Young
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.202
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0794

Committee Members

Chair

Neave

Rep. Neave,
Victoria

Vice Chair

Swanson

Rep. Swanson,
Valoree

 

Cook

Rep. Cook,
David

 

Frank

Rep. Frank,
James B.

 

Leach

Rep. Leach,
Jeff

 

Ramos

Rep. Ramos,
Ana-Maria

 

Talarico

Rep. Talarico,
James

 

Vasut

Rep. Vasut,
Cody

 

Wu

Rep. Wu,
Gene

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 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.