Texas Government Code § 2165.254 State Capitol Building: Safe Place For Runaway Youth Designation

Sec. 2165.254. STATE CAPITOL BUILDING: SAFE PLACE FOR RUNAWAY YOUTH DESIGNATION. The State Capitol is designated a safe place for runaway youth. The commission shall devise a plan to provide services and assistance to runaway youth seeking services at the State Capitol following standards set by national organizations with expertise in services for runaway youth, including the Project Safe Place Program. In this section:

(1) "Youth" means a person younger than 18 years of age.

(2) "Safe place" means a place that provides short-term crisis-oriented assistance and services to runaway youth.

Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 41, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

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