Texas Government Code

Sec. § 71.0352
Juvenile Data: Justice, Municipal, and Truancy Courts


As a component of the official monthly report submitted to the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System:

(1)

a justice court, municipal court, or truancy court shall report the number of cases filed for:

(A)

truant conduct under Section 65.003 (Truant Conduct)(a), Family Code;

(B)

the offense of parent contributing to nonattendance under Section 25.093 (Parent Contributing to Nonattendance), Education Code; and

(C)

a violation of a local daytime curfew ordinance adopted under Section 341.905 (Juvenile Curfew in General-law Municipality) or 351.903 (County Juvenile Curfew), Local Government Code; and

(2)

in cases in which a child fails to obey an order of a justice court, municipal court, or truancy court under circumstances that would constitute contempt of court, the justice court, municipal court, or truancy court shall report the number of incidents in which the child is:

(A)

referred to the appropriate juvenile court for delinquent conduct as provided by Article 45.050 (Failure to Pay Fine; Failure to Appear; Contempt: Juveniles)(c)(1), Code of Criminal Procedure, or Section 65.251 (Failure to Obey Truancy Court Order; Child in Contempt of Court), Family Code; or

(B)

held in contempt, fined, or denied driving privileges as provided by Article 45.050 (Failure to Pay Fine; Failure to Appear; Contempt: Juveniles)(c)(2), Code of Criminal Procedure, or Section 65.251 (Failure to Obey Truancy Court Order; Child in Contempt of Court), Family Code.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 283, Sec. 43, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 935 (H.B. 2398), Sec. 36, eff. September 1, 2015.
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