H.B. No. 2229
  relating to a report of information concerning juvenile offenders
  committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in
  foster care.
         SECTION 1.  Section 243.008(e), Human Resources Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (e)  Not later than January 31 of each even-numbered year,
  the department shall submit a report to the governor, the
  lieutenant governor, and each member of the legislature [the
  speaker of the house of representatives, and each standing
  committee having primary jurisdiction over the department]. The
  department shall also make the report available to the public on the
  department's Internet website. The report must summarize
  statistical information concerning the total number and percentage
  of children in the custody of the department during the preceding
  two years who have at any time been in foster care. Data in the
  report must be disaggregated by:
               (1)  age;
               (2)  sex;
               (3)  race or ethnicity;
               (4)  the conduct for which children were committed to
  the department; and
               (5)  children entering the juvenile justice system for
  the first time.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution. If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
  ______________________________ ______________________________
     President of the Senate Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.B. No. 2229 was passed by the House on May 3,
  2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 140, Nays 0, 2 present, not
  Chief Clerk of the House   
         I certify that H.B. No. 2229 was passed by the Senate on May
  21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
  Secretary of the Senate    
  APPROVED:  _____________________