Texas Government Code

Sec. § 509.007
Strategic Plan


(a)

The division shall require as a condition to payment of state aid to a department or county under Section 509.011 (Payment of State Aid) that a strategic plan be submitted for the department. The department shall submit the plan required by this subsection. A department may not submit a plan under this section unless the plan is first approved by the judges described by Section 76.002 (Establishment of Departments) who established the department. The department shall submit a revised plan to the division each even-numbered year not later than March 1. A plan may be amended at any time with the approval of the division.

(b)

A strategic plan required under this section must include:

(1)

a statement of goals and priorities and of commitment by the department and the judges described by Section 76.002 (Establishment of Departments) who established the department to achieve a targeted level of alternative sanctions;

(2)

a description of methods for measuring the success of programs provided by the department or provided by an entity served by the department;

(3)

a summary of the programs and services the department provides or intends to provide, including a separate summary of:

(A)

any services the department intends to provide in relation to a specialty court program; and

(B)

any programs or other services the department intends to provide to enhance public safety, reduce recidivism, strengthen the investigation and prosecution of criminal offenses, improve programs and services available to victims of crime, and increase the amount of restitution collected from persons supervised by the department; and

(4)

an outline of the department’s projected programmatic and budgetary needs, based on the programs and services the department both provides and intends to provide.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 7.01, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 255 (H.B. 1326), Sec. 10, eff. May 30, 2005.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1045 (H.B. 3691), Sec. 6, eff. June 17, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1074 (S.B. 1055), Sec. 5, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 747 (S.B. 462), Sec. 1.07, eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1051 (H.B. 1930), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2015.
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