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12 Document(s) [ Subject: Attorney General Child Support Division ]

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 Judicial Affairs
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Judicial Affairs, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2000 : a report to the House of Representatives, 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Attorney General Child Support Division | Child support | Court reform | Court Reporters Certification Board, Texas | Drug courts | Drug rehabilitation programs | Hate crimes | Judicial districts | Judicial Districts Board | Judicial elections | Redistricting |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 j899
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [57 pages  File size: 3,049 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the need to revise Texas law on hate crimes.
2. Review and assess the success of specialized drug courts in other states.
3. Conduct a comprehensive review of the appellate court system, including issues related to the selection of appellate judges, judicial redistricting, efficiency of handling workload, overlapping appellate districts and forum shopping.
4. Review the need for the Judicial Districts Board.
5. Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 77th Legislature / Senate Committee on Jurisprudence.
Subjects: Attorney General Child Support Division | Child custody | Child support |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 j979
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [54 pages  File size: 813 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review Chapter 153 of the Family Code to identify ways to improve the enforcement of child custody orders. The Committee shall study alternative methods of enforcement to improve court time efficiency and to expedite the process.
2. Monitor the implementation of SB 368, 76th Legislature, Regular Session relating to court-ordered child support, including the child support enforcement functions of the Office of the Attorney General and the sunset review of those functions and the implementation of the child support enforcement provisions of the federal Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 within the established time requirements.
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: Senate Juvenile Justice and Child Support, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Senate Interim Committee on Juvenile Justice and Child Support final report submitted to the 75th Legislature.
Subjects: At-risk youth | Attorney General Child Support Division | Child support | Children's health insurance | Criminal Justice Policy Council | Criminal Justice, Texas Department of | Juvenile crime | Juvenile justice alternative education programs | Juvenile justice system | Medically uninsured | Progressive sanctions (Criminal justice) | Protective and Regulatory Services, Texas Department of | Public Safety, Texas Department of | School discipline | Services to Runaways and At-Risk Youth Program | Sex offenders | Texas Child Support Enforcement System | Traffic violations | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 j988r
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [171 pages  File size: 7,838 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study whether the criminal offense of "Failure to Stop and Render Aid," which applies to adults, should apply to juveniles.
2. Study and make recommendations regarding the juvenile justice revisions made by the 74th Legislature, with a special focus on (a) implementation of progressive sanctions and related programming by local entities and (b) the expansion of the STARS (Services to At-Risk Youth) program by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, by the Juvenile Justice Reform Bill, HB 327, 74th Legislature, Regular Session, and the Appropriations Act, HB 1, 74th Legislature, Regular Session.
3. Study and make recommendations for any juvenile justice related issues that are identified as problems in the revisions of juvenile justice, including omissions and unintended consequences of the Juvenile Justice Reform Bill or related statutes and legislation.
4. Review analysis of the Criminal Justice Policy Council and other information required to be reported to the legislature, governor, lieutenant governor, or the Legislative Budget Board by HB 327, 74th Legislature, Regular Session, or related statutes and make recommendations from those reports as necessary.
5. Study and make recommendations regarding child support payments, specifically relating to the collection and distribution of child support as in SB 793, 74th Legislature, Regular Session.
6. Study and determine whether the expansion of the Texas Youth Commission and local juvenile justice facilities is sufficient to go into the year 2002.
Committee: House Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committe on Juvenile Justice and Family Issues, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Adoption | Alternative schools | Attorney General Child Support Division | Child support | Education Agency, Texas | Juvenile justice alternative education programs | Juvenile justice system | Juvenile Probation Commission, Texas | Progressive sanctions (Criminal justice) | School discipline | School safety | Texas Child Support Enforcement System | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 j987
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [55 pages  File size: 2,159 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study adoption practices and determine the need for changes to promote the public interest.
2. Review the comprehensive changes of the juvenile justice laws made by the 74th Legislature. The review should include recommendations to address: (a) new juvenile justice problems, (b) reports of the Texas Youth Commission, Texas Juvenile Probation Commission and Texas Criminal Justice Policy Council made pursuant to HB 327, 74th Legislature, Regular Session, and; (c) errors, omissions and conflicts in current law.
3. Study methods to improve the collection and distribution of child support payments.
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Their future is in our hands : final report to the 71st Legislature / House/Senate Joint Interim Committee on Child Support.
Subjects: Attorney General Child Support Division | Child support |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c436
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [161 pages  File size: 5,038 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study Texas law and procedure relating to the following matters: (1) access to state computer records to locate those persons who have failed to appear in court on enforcement action for nonpayment of child support; (2) revision of criminal nonsupport laws in response to court cases declaring the current law unconstitutional; (3) study the possible implementation of a "friend of the court" system for the monitoring of child support as currently used in Michigan and in at least one district court in Dallas, Texas; special emphasis should be given to possible coordination of such effort through local domestic relations offices; (4) study regarding the opening of satellite child collection offices in major metropolitan counties and also the operation of child support collection offices to provide for evening hours and weekend hours for the payment of child support; (5) establishing of a toll-free hot line for employers so that questions may be answered regarding wage withholding; (6) comparison of child support guidelines in this state with those of the other 49 states to see that the Texas Child Support Guidelines reflect the current thinking in other jurisdictions; (7) adoption of standardized forms for enforcement actions for the collection of support including petitions for enforcement, writs of commitment, writs of attachment and capias such as are now prepared by the attorney general for wage witholding and writs of income withholding; (8) any other matters that would assist in the collection of child support in this state; and (9) changes in law to provide for financial support from divorced parents to assist in the education of children beyond high school and especially for young persons attending college in this state.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Research notebook
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Judiciary, Senate Jurisprudence Committee joint interim study on child support : research notebook.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c436r
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Working notebook
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Judiciary, Senate Jurisprudence Committee joint interim study on child support : working notebook.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c436w
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: HCR 18, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S
Library Call Number: HCR 18, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S.
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 176 kb]
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Committee documentation - agendas, overview of Attorney General's Office of Child Support Enforcement, flow of funds, advisory committee and advocates panel recommendations
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 C437A 70
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [269 pages]
Committee: House Human Services
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report of the Committee on Human Services, Texas House of Representatives to the Seventy-first Legislative Session.
Subjects: Attorney General Child Support Division | Blind, Texas Commission for the | Disabled children | Education Agency, Texas | Health, Texas Department of | Human Services, Texas Department of | Job training programs | Medicaid | Medicaid Vendor Drug Program | Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Texas Department of | Prescription drugs | Rehabilitation Commission, Texas | Residential treatment centers | State agencies | State supported living centers | Welfare | Welfare reform | Welfare-to-work | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 h88
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [42 pages  File size: 1,707 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the efficiency and economy of the regional boundaries of human service agencies. (Joint study with House Committee on Public Health).
2. To study the feasibility of establishing a co-payment support assistance system based on ability to pay by parents of children in state supported residential care programs.
3. To study and monitor federal welfare reforms and evaluate the impact of such programs on the state AFDC program and state finances.
4. To study the Vendor Drug Program in the Department of Human Services.

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