Bill Text: TX SB1248 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to a community supervision and corrections department policy regarding supervision officer meetings and visits.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-03 - Left pending in committee [SB1248 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-SB1248-Introduced.html
  86R1405 MAW-F
 
  By: Miles S.B. No. 1248
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to a community supervision and corrections department
  policy regarding supervision officer meetings and visits.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Chapter 76, Government Code, is amended by
  adding Section 76.019 to read as follows:
         Sec. 76.019.  POLICY REGARDING SUPERVISION OFFICER MEETINGS
  AND VISITS. A community supervision and corrections department
  shall adopt a policy regarding the scheduling of meetings or visits
  with a defendant placed on community supervision and supervised by
  the department. The policy must require the officer supervising
  the defendant to take into consideration the defendant's work,
  treatment, or community service schedule, as applicable, when
  scheduling any required meetings or visits. 
         SECTION 2.  Not later than January 1, 2020, each community
  supervision and corrections department shall adopt the policy
  required by Section 76.019, Government Code, as added by this Act.
         SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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