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COMMITTEE:    Juvenile Justice & Family Issues 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, April 12, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Victoria Neave 


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HB 4240        Raymond                                               
Relating to local regulation to enforce child custody orders; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 4220        Kuempel                                               
Relating to the composition of the juvenile board of Guadalupe County.

HB 3660        White                                                 
Relating to youth diversion programs for children accused of certain fine-only offenses and related criminal justice matters; authorizing and imposing fees and fines.

HB 4355        Krause                                                
Relating to providing children committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and prisoners serving a sentence in a county jail with certain documents on discharge or release.

HB 2295        Wu                                                    
Relating to allowing certain counties to cease operation of a juvenile justice alternative education program.

HB 2108        Wu                                                    
Relating to the waiver of jurisdiction and discretionary transfer of a child from a juvenile court to a criminal court.

HB 561         Israel                                                
Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews.

HB 2278        Bernal                            Posting Rule Suspended
Relating to the expulsion of public school students for engaging in conduct that constitutes serious offenses.

HB 2528        Minjarez                                              
Relating to the contracting authority of the Health and Human Services Commission for the volunteer advocate for children program.

HB 147         Minjarez                                              
Relating to the powers and duties of guardians ad litem and volunteer advocates representing children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3994        Neave                                                 
Relating to the modification of a disposition by a juvenile court after a child's violation of a condition of probation.

HB 3962        Neave                                                 
Relating to the powers and duties of a domestic relations office.

HB 4544        Swanson                                               
Relating to the issuance of personal identification certificates to youths committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.

HB 4113        Talarico                                              
Relating to the confidentiality of juvenile justice information.

HB 4055        Meza                                                  
Relating to reporting and investigating certain cases of child abuse or neglect involving a pregnant woman's use of a controlled substance.

HB 3008        Ramos                                                 
Relating to annulment of a marriage on the grounds of impotency.

HB 3007        Ramos                                                 
Relating to annulment of a marriage on the grounds of fraud, duress, or force.

HB 3005        Ramos                                                 
Relating to annulment of a marriage on the grounds of concealed divorce.

HB 4158        Turner, John                                          
Relating to the dissemination of confidential information contained in the juvenile justice information system.

HB 2308        Gates                                                 
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 2278


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