Texas Family Code

Sec. § 58.304
Types of Information Contained in a Local Juvenile Information System


(a)

A local juvenile justice information system must consist of:

(1)

information relating to all referrals to the juvenile court of any type, including referrals for conduct indicating a need for supervision and delinquent conduct; and

(2)

information relating to:

(A)

the juvenile;

(B)

the intake or referral of the juvenile into the juvenile justice system for any offense or conduct;

(C)

the detention of the juvenile;

(D)

the prosecution of the juvenile;

(E)

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

(F)

the probation, placement, or commitment of the juvenile.

(b)

To the extent possible and subject to Subsection (a), the local juvenile justice information system may include the following information for each juvenile taken into custody, detained, or referred under this title:

(1)

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

(2)

the juvenile’s date and place of birth;

(3)

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

(4)

the juvenile’s state identification number and other identifying information;

(5)

the juvenile’s fingerprints and photograph;

(6)

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

(7)

the name, address, and phone number of the juvenile’s parent, guardian, or custodian;

(8)

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

(9)

each date of custody or detention;

(10)

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

(11)

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

(12)

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

(13)

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

(14)

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

(15)

each disposition by the prosecutor;

(16)

the date of disposition by the prosecutor;

(17)

the name and identifying number of the court;

(18)

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

(19)

the date of disposition by the court;

(20)

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

(21)

information concerning each appellate proceeding;

(22)

electronic copies of all documents filed with the court; and

(23)

information obtained for the purpose of diagnosis, examination, evaluation, treatment, or referral for treatment of a child by a public or private agency or institution providing supervision of a child by arrangement of the juvenile court or having custody of the child under order of the juvenile court.

(c)

If the Department of Public Safety assigns a state identification number for the juvenile, the identification number shall be entered in the local juvenile information system.

(d)

Repealed by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1093 (H.B. 3705), Sec. 7(2), eff. September 1, 2017.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1297, Sec. 41, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 908 (H.B. 2884), Sec. 22, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 734 (H.B. 1549), Sec. 67, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1093 (H.B. 3705), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1093 (H.B. 3705), Sec. 7(2), eff. September 1, 2017.
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