Tex. Fam. Code § 58.306

Current through the 87th Legislature Third Called Session.
Section 58.306 - Access to Information; Levels
(a) This section describes the level of access to information to which each partner agency in a local juvenile justice information system is entitled.
(b) Information is at Access Level 1 if the information relates to a child:
(1) who:
(A) a school official has reasonable grounds to believe has committed an offense for which a report is required under Section 37.015, Education Code; or
(B) has been expelled, the expulsion of which is required to be reported under Section 52.041; and
(2) who has not been charged with a fineable only offense, a status offense, or delinquent conduct.
(c) Information is at Access Level 2 if the information relates to a child who:
(1) is alleged in a justice or municipal court to have committed a fineable only offense, municipal ordinance violation, or status offense; and
(2) has not been charged with delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision.
(d) Information is at Access Level 3 if the information relates to a child who is alleged to have engaged in delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision.
(e) Except as provided by Subsection (i), Level 1 Access is by public school districts in the county or region served by the local juvenile justice information system.
(f) Except as provided by Subsection (i), Level 2 Access is by:
(1) justice of the peace courts that process juvenile cases; and
(2) municipal courts that process juvenile cases.
(g) Except as provided by Subsection (i), Level 3 Access is by:
(1) the juvenile court and court clerk;
(2) the prosecuting attorney;
(3) the county juvenile probation department;
(4) law enforcement agencies;
(5) governmental service providers that are partner agencies;
(6) governmental juvenile facilities that are partner agencies; and
(7) a private juvenile facility that is a partner agency, except the access is limited to information that relates to a child detained or placed in the custody of the facility.
(h) Access for Level 1 agencies is only to information at Level 1. Access for Level 2 agencies is only to information at Levels 1 and 2. Access for Level 3 agencies is to information at Levels 1, 2, and 3.
(i) Information described by Section 58.304(b)(23) may be accessed only by:
(1) the juvenile court and court clerk;
(2) the county juvenile probation department;
(3) a governmental juvenile facility that is a partner agency; and
(4) a private juvenile facility that is a partner agency, except the access is limited to information that relates to a child detained or placed in the custody of the facility.

Tex. Fam. Code § 58.306

Amended by Acts 2017, Texas Acts of the 85th Leg. - Regular Session, ch. 1093,Sec. 5, eff. 9/1/2017.
Amended By Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 908, Sec. 24, eff. 9/1/2007.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1297, Sec. 41, eff. 9/1/2001.