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4 Document(s) [ Subject: Paternity ]

Committee: House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Juvenile Justice & Family Issues, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2006 : a report to the House of Representatives, 80th Texas Legislature
Subjects: After school programs | At-risk youth | Attorney General Child Support Division | Child support | Crime prevention | Juvenile justice system | Juvenile Probation Commission, Texas | Marriage | Paternity | Truancy | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.79 J987
Session: 79th R.S. (2005)
Online version: View report [229 pages  File size: 65,535 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the Texas Youth Commission's capacity and policies on abuse and neglect.
2. Study current law relating to who is authorized to conduct marriages, and make recommendations of any possible changes.
3. Evaluate child support guidelines and formulas, considering whether the current methods provide adequate support to a child. Also study child support for the costs of college.
4. Research and report on how the courts handle truancy cases.
5. Consider the law governing presumption of parentage, and examine the adequacy of relief available to presumed parents who are child support obligors and who assert a claim of paternity fraud.
6. Study the effectiveness of prevention programs, such as after school programs, in reducing the actual indices of crime, and the rate of young offenders entering the criminal justice system. (Joint interim charge with the House Committee on Corrections)
7. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2004 : a report to the House of Representatives, 79th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Child support | Paternity |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 J987
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [114 pages  File size: 4,388 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the law governing presumption of parentage and examine the adequacy of relief available to presumed parents who are child support obligors and who assert a claim of paternity fraud.
2. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the legislation passed by the 78th Legislature.
Committee: House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1998 : a report to the House of Representatives, 76th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Adoption | At-risk youth | Attorney General Child Support Division | Child support | Crime prevention | Foster care | Juvenile crime | Juvenile justice system | Paternity | Progressive sanctions (Criminal justice) | Protective and Regulatory Services, Texas Department of | Services to Runaways and At-Risk Youth Program | Texas Child Support Enforcement System | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 j987
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [41 pages  File size: 1,866 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the progressive sanctions and diversion programs and assess whether they are achieving desired results.
2. Actively monitor programs for at-risk youth, including the STARS Program and Community Youth Development Grants.
3. Monitor the implementation of the TXCSES automated system to aid child support enforcement.
4. Conduct active oversight of agencies and programs under the jurisdiction of the committee, including implementation of the Birth Father Registry and Voluntary Adoption Registry (see HB 1091, 75th Legislature, Regular Session, and SB 34, 75th Legislature, Regular Session), and the new timetables for foster care placements by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report - Child Support
Library Catalog Title: Interim report : enforcement and collection of child support in Texas / Committee on the Judiciary, Sixty-sixth Legislature.
Subjects: Child support | Department of Human Resources, Texas | Paternity |
Library Call Number: L1836.65 j898e
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [42 pages  File size: 1,503 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. A study of the effectiveness of and cost to the state and local governments of the enforcement and collection of child support payments. This study should include recommendations as to the need for uniformity in policy or a statewide system for the collection and enforcement of such payments and the consideration of the related items such as voluntary assignment of wages, offset welfare payments, etc.

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