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29 Document(s) [ Subject: Child support ]

Committee: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Senate Committee on Jurisprudence interim report : report the 80th Legislature
Subjects: Alternative dispute resolution | Child support | County courts | Court costs and fees | Court records | Court reporters | Debt collection | Fines | Guardianship | Legal fees | Probate courts | Probation |
Library Call Number: L1836.79 J979
Session: 79th R.S. (2005)
Online version: View report [121 pages  File size: 5,464 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine and make recommendations relating to the jurisdiction of statutory county courts, including the development of standardized language for Chapter 25, Government Code, to confer specific types of jurisdiction on statutory county courts and to ensure the statutes are clear and concise.
2. Examine and make recommendations to improve court oversight of fiduciaries appointed to make financial and personal decisions for wards as well as those appointed to administer an estate or trust.
3. Study and make recommendations relating to the use and cost benefits of electronic recording as an alternative method of preserving records of official court proceedings.
4. Monitor the implementation of SB 1863, 79th Legislature, Regular Session, specifically the Collection Improvement Program, which seeks to improve the collection of criminal court fees, fines and costs. Make recommendations to increase the effectiveness of the Collection Improvement Program and determine if any statutory changes are necessary.
5. Study and make recommendations relating to the possible uses and need for statutory directives regarding the use of collaborative law procedures.
6. Review statutes, regulations, guidelines, and formulas relating to child support and make recommendations, if necessary, to ensure adequate support, including educational expenses, for children.
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 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, 2000 : a report to the House of Representatives, 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Attorney General of Texas | Child custody | Child support | Community property | Criminal Justice Policy Council | Juvenile justice alternative education programs | Juvenile Probation Commission, Texas | Kidnapping | Progressive sanctions (Criminal justice) | Protective and Regulatory Services, Texas Department of | Visitation rights | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 j987
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [60 pages  File size: 2,040 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review current laws relating to parental abduction.
2. Review the Texas community property system, including constitutional and statutory provisions in Title 1, Family Code.
3. Review child support visitation guidelines as required by the federal government.
4. Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including the child support enforcement program and recent law changes affecting the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.
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 Family Code, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A comprehensive review of the Texas Family Code.
Subjects: At-risk youth | Boot camps | Child crimes | Child custody | Child support | Divorce | Families | Gender discrimination | Juvenile justice system | Juvenile Probation Commission, Texas | Marriage | Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Texas Department of | Statutory revision | Youth Commission, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.73 f21
Session: 73rd R.S. (1993)
Online version: View report [241 pages  File size: 10,502 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study and make recommendations regarding the clarity and consistency of terminology used throughout the Family Code.
2. Study the usefulness and necessity of all major provisions of the Family Code, and, if any are obsolete or in need of amendment, recommend deletions or appropriate amendments.
3. Study and make recommendations regarding property division from divorce, as well as child support guidelines in Title 2
4. Study and make recommendations regarding juvenile justice provisions contained in Title 3.
5. Maker recommendations regarding recodification of the Code, if needed.
6. Make recommendations regarding any additions or other changes that the Committee determined should be made to the Texas Family Code.
Committee: House Human Services
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Human Services, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1994 : a report to the House of Representatives, 74th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Child support | Poverty | State agency mandated reports | Welfare | Welfare reform | Welfare-to-work |
Library Call Number: L1836.73 h88
Session: 73rd R.S. (1993)
Online version: View report [195 pages  File size: 9,908 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including a study of mandated reports to the legislature and legislative agencies. The study should consist of a review of the legislative reporting requirements of all agencies to identify areas where reporting obligations could be streamlined and agency accountability improved. The committee shall make specific recommendations about the continuation, modification or elimination of required legislative reports.
2. Conduct a comprehensive study of the state's welfare system, with emphasis on possible programs to remove Texans from Aid to Families with Dependent Children through training and employment programs.
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: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: Interim Report - Status of child support enforcement
Library Catalog Title: The saga of a Texas outlaw : a report to the 70th Legislature on the status of child support enforcement in Texas.
Subjects: Child support |
Library Call Number: L1836.69 c437
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View report [15 pages  File size: 471 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Review the history and current status of child support enforcement in Texas. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: Committee documentation - daily minutes record
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 J979 69
Session: 69th R.S. (1985)
Online version: View document [1 pages]
Committee: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: Bail Bond committee documentation: meeting notes, law review and newspaper articles, legislation, etc.
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 J979 68
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [228 pages]
Committee: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: SR 653
Library Call Number: SR 653
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View document [7 pages  File size: 536 kb]
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare
Title: Interim Report - Child support enforcement
Library Catalog Title: Interim report on child support enforcement in Texas / to the Senate, 68th Legislature by the Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare, 67th Legislature.
Subjects: Child support |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 c436sc
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [96 pages  File size: 2,845 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the existing system of child support enforcement in Texas and make recommendations to improve the system. *
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare
Title: Child Support Standards: Development and Implementation
Library Catalog Title: Final Report, Special Task Force on Child Support Standards : development and implementation : report to the Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare of the Texas State Senate.
Library Call Number: L1836.67 c436s 1&2
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare
Title: Child Support Standards: Development and Implementation
Library Catalog Title: Final Report, Special Task Force on Child Support Standards : development and implementation : report to the Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare of the Texas State Senate.
Library Call Number: L1836.67 c436sd
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare
Title: SR 656
Library Call Number: SR 656
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 546 kb]
Committee: House Judiciary
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Judiciary, House of Representatives, State of Texas, 67th Legislature.
Subjects: At-risk youth | Child custody | Child support | Courts | Historical records | Judicial Conduct, State Commission on | Juvenile crime | Juvenile justice system | Kidnapping | Open Meetings Act, Texas | Records management | Rules of evidence | Runaway children | Statutory revision | Truancy | Visitation rights |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 j898
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [124 pages  File size: 3,598 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study Title II, Subtitle A and Title III of the Family Code, with a view toward recommendations modifying and expanding the statutes, including but not limited to: (a) parental kidnapping; (b) the disposition of juvenile cases (c) special issued in suits affecting the parent-child relationship; (d) mandatory requirements for court interpreters; and (e) grandparent visitation.
2. Study the preservation of records of the courts of appeal and district courts.
3. Study the rules of evidence for civil cases.
4. Review the hearing and investigative processes of the Judicial Conduct Commission.
5. Review the general rules of venue.
6. Study the Open Meetings Act to determine if changes are necessary to make the Act more effective.
Committee: House Teenage Pregnancy, Select
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives : final report of the Select Committee on Teenage Pregnancy.
Subjects: Child support | Family planning | Prenatal care | Sex education | Teenage pregnancy |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 t229
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [219 pages  File size: 7,171 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate the problems associated with teenage pregnancy and early parenthood in Texas, and examine the effectiveness of existing policies and programs which deal with teenagers.
Committee: Senate Jurisprudence
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the Senate Committee on Jursiprudence.
Subjects: Child support | Consumer credit | Court congestion | Interest rates |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 j979s
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [135 pages  File size: 3,956 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review preferential setting clauses which allow particular kinds of lawsuits or causes of action to take precedence over all other lawsuits pending on a court's docket at the time the lawsuit is filed. Study the problems which these clauses create, and propose solutions. *
2. Review state interest rate regulation and usury laws, and study the nature and extent of Federal intervention in regulating the availability and cost of credit. *
3. Research problems with enforcing child support orders; make recommendations for improving the enforcement process. *
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.
Committee: House Divorce Laws
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Interim Study Committee on Divorce, created by H.S.R. 204, the Legislature of Texas, third called session, 1962, to the 58th Legislature of Texas.
Subjects: Child custody | Child support | Child welfare | Common law marriages | Divorce | Families | Marriage |
Library Call Number: L1836.57 D642
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Online version: View report [83 pages  File size: 8,390 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a comprehensive study of divorce and the laws relating thereto, giving special attention to the rights children, methods for promoting the public welfare by preserving, promoting and protecting family life and the institution of matrimony, and to the possible methods which might encourage the reconciliation of spouses and the amicable settlement of domestic and family controversies.

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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