Texas Family Code

Sec. § 58.104
Types of Information Collected


(a)

Subject to Subsection (f), the juvenile justice information system shall consist of information relating to delinquent conduct committed or alleged to have been committed by a juvenile offender that, if the conduct had been committed by an adult, would constitute a criminal offense other than an offense punishable by a fine only, including information relating to:

(1)

the juvenile offender;

(2)

the intake or referral of the juvenile offender into the juvenile justice system;

(3)

the detention of the juvenile offender;

(4)

the prosecution of the juvenile offender;

(5)

the disposition of the juvenile offender’s case, including the name and description of any program to which the juvenile offender is referred;

(6)

the probation or commitment of the juvenile offender; and

(7)

the termination of probation supervision or discharge from commitment of the juvenile offender.

(b)

To the extent possible and subject to Subsection (a), the department shall include in the juvenile justice information system the following information for each juvenile offender taken into custody, detained, or referred under this title for delinquent conduct:

(1)

the juvenile offender’s name, including other names by which the juvenile offender is known;

(2)

the juvenile offender’s date and place of birth;

(3)

the juvenile offender’s physical description, including sex, weight, height, race, ethnicity, eye color, hair color, scars, marks, and tattoos;

(4)

the juvenile offender’s state identification number, and other identifying information, as determined by the department;

(5)

the juvenile offender’s fingerprints;

(6)

the juvenile offender’s last known residential address, including the census tract number designation for the address;

(7)

the name and identifying number of the agency that took into custody or detained the juvenile offender;

(8)

the date of detention or custody;

(9)

the conduct for which the juvenile offender was taken into custody, detained, or referred, including level and degree of the alleged offense;

(10)

the name and identifying number of the juvenile intake agency or juvenile probation office;

(11)

each disposition by the juvenile intake agency or juvenile probation office;

(12)

the date of disposition by the juvenile intake agency or juvenile probation office;

(13)

the name and identifying number of the prosecutor’s office;

(14)

each disposition by the prosecutor;

(15)

the date of disposition by the prosecutor;

(16)

the name and identifying number of the court;

(17)

each disposition by the court, including information concerning probation or custody of a juvenile offender by a juvenile justice agency;

(18)

the date of disposition by the court;

(19)

the date any probation supervision, including deferred prosecution supervision, was terminated;

(20)

any commitment or release under supervision by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department;

(21)

the date of any commitment or release under supervision by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department; and

(22)

a description of each appellate proceeding.

(c)

The department may designate codes relating to the information described by Subsection (b).

(d)

The department shall designate a state identification number for each juvenile offender.

(e)

This subchapter does not apply to a disposition that represents an administrative status notice of an agency described by Section 58.102 (Juvenile Justice Information System)(b).

(f)

Records maintained by the department in the depository are subject to being sealed under Subchapter C-1.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 262, Sec. 53, eff. Jan. 1, 1996. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1086, Sec. 21, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 949 (H.B. 1575), Sec. 18, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 734 (H.B. 1549), Sec. 64, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 746 (S.B. 1304), Sec. 16, eff. September 1, 2017.
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