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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Youth Health & Safety, Select

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Thursday, April 7, 2022

PLACE: E2.010
CHAIR: Rep. J. M. Lozano

 

The House Select Committee on Youth Health and Safety will hold a public hearing to hear invited testimony only to consider the following:

 

                Study the allocation and use of state resources to preventative and rehabilitative services that address the primary challenges facing Texas youth placed in the juvenile justice system, including the redirection of those resources as necessary to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.

 

                Study the programs, services, and governmental action focused on the rehabilitation of youthful offenders, including considerations related to developmental factors that impact a youth's entry into the justice system.

 

Electronic public comment will be available for:

 

Use of state resources for preventative and rehabilitative services.

 

Programs and services focused on youthful offenders.

 

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person

witness registration can be found here:

https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx

 

A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:

https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/

 

Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health

and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:

https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/

 

Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to

agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until

the hearing is adjourned by visiting:

 

https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c495

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 24 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.