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RULE §385.9959 Transportation of Youth

Published: 2015

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(a) Purpose. The purpose of this policy is to establish
a system whereby Texas Youth Commission (TYC) staff transport youth
among assigned placements.
(b) The statewide transportation unit, area transportation
unit, and individual program staff may transport or coordinate the
transportation of TYC youth among its facilities and community corrections
(c) The statewide transportation unit will provide
transportation primarily between programs involving an institution.
The unit may provide courtesy transportation and may assist in coordinating
transportation of youth between TYC programs not involving an institution,
including interstate compact movements, and some new commitments.

(d) Counties are responsible for transporting all new
commitments to a TYC assessment unit and for providing all transportation
necessary to meet requirements of a bench warrant.
(e) Use or possession of chemical agents is prohibited
during transportation.
(f) All use of mechanical restraint during transportation
shall be in accordance with §97.23 of this title (relating to
Physical Restraint).

Source Note: The provisions of this §385.9959 adopted to be effective December 31, 1996, 21 TexReg 12194; amended to be effective June 16, 2005, 30 TexReg 3434; transferred effective June 4, 2012, as published in the Texas Register June 22, 2012, 37 TexReg 4639