Tex. Gov't Code Section 420A.002
Office; Governing Board


The Texas Civil Commitment Office is a state agency.


The office is governed by a board composed of five members appointed by the governor, including:


one member experienced in the management of sex offenders;


one member experienced in the investigation or prosecution of sex offenses; and


one member experienced in counseling or advocating on behalf of victims of sexual assault.


Members of the board serve staggered six-year terms, with the terms of one or two members expiring on February 1 of each odd-numbered year.


A member of the board is entitled to travel expenses incurred in performing official duties and to a per diem equal to the maximum amount allowed on January 1 of that year for federal employees per diem for federal income tax purposes, subject to the same limitations provided for members of state boards and commissions in the General Appropriations Act.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1201 (S.B. 166), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2011.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 845 (S.B. 746), Sec. 37, eff. June 17, 2015.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 34 (S.B. 1576), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 420A.002 — Office; Governing Board, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­420A.­htm#420A.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 420A.002’s source at texas​.gov