84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1549, Chapter 734 Page: 2 of 113
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H.B. No. 1549
1 Criminal Justice when the act or omission on which the damages are
2 based occurred;
3 (4) a chaplain or spiritual advisor who was performing
4 services under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal
5 Justice , thc Txaa Youth.Ccmmissin] or the Texas Juvenile
6 Justice Department [Probation Commisin] when the act or omission
7 on which the damages are based occurred;
8 (5) a person serving on the governing board of a
9 foundation, corporation, or association at the request and on
10 behalf of an institution of higher education, as that term is
11 defined by Section 61.003(8), Education Code, not including a
12 public junior college;
13 (6) a state contractor who signed a waste manifest as
14 required by a state contract; or
15 (7) the estate of a person listed in this section.
16 SECTION 2. Article 13.34, Code of Criminal Procedure, is
17 amended to read as follows:
18 Art. 13.34. CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED AGAINST A CHILD
19 COMMITTED TO THE TEXAS JUVENILE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT [YGUT-H
20 COMMS-ION]. An offense described by Article 104.003(a) committed
21 by an employee or officer of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department
22 [Youh] or a person providing services under a contract
23 with the department [comm-isi] against a child committed to the
24 department [commissi-on] may be prosecuted in:
25 (1) any county in which an element of the offense
26 occurred; or
27 (2) Travis County.
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1549, Chapter 734, legislative document, June 17, 2015; [Austin, Texas]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth704862/m1/2/: accessed June 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.