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COMMITTEE:    Juvenile Justice & Family Issues 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, April 19, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Victoria Neave 


All testimony will be limited to three minutes.

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HB 1422        Dutton                                                
Relating to the child support obligation of an obligor during the obligor's confinement in jail or prison.

HB 4371        Allen                                                 
Relating to juvenile justice reform, including the age of a child at which a juvenile court may exercise jurisdiction over the child and the age of criminal responsibility.

HB 4381        White                                                 
Relating to requiring notice to parties in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship of options for periods of possession of or access to a child under a standard possession order.

HB 4076        White                                                 
Relating to a modernization plan for post-adjudication secure correctional facilities operated by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and a task force to evaluate those facilities.

HB 3895        Wu                                                    
Relating to guardians ad litem for children who are in the juvenile justice system and the child protective services system.

HB 4568        Holland                                               
Relating to the Rockwall County Juvenile Board.

HB 565         Lopez | et al.                                         
Relating to required training regarding trauma-informed care for certain judges and attorneys.

HB 2973        Hull                                                  
Relating to certain requirements for court-appointed volunteer advocate programs.

HB 3011        Hull | et al.                                         
Relating to the contents of a petition in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.

HB 4020        Spiller                                               
Relating to the operation of the juvenile boards of Crosby and Lubbock Counties.



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