Texas Family Code

Sec. § 58.103
Purpose of System


The purpose of the juvenile justice information system is to:

(1)

provide agencies and personnel within the juvenile justice system accurate information relating to children who come into contact with the juvenile justice system of this state;

(2)

provide, where allowed by law, adult criminal justice agencies accurate and easily accessible information relating to children who come into contact with the juvenile justice system;

(3)

provide an efficient conversion, where appropriate, of juvenile records to adult criminal records;

(4)

improve the quality of data used to conduct impact analyses of proposed legislative changes in the juvenile justice system; and

(5)

improve the ability of interested parties to analyze the functioning of the juvenile justice system.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 262, Sec. 53, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.
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