Texas Judicial Council

Guardianship, Mental Health, IDD Committee 

Charges

Charge 1: Review reforms enacted by the 85th Legislature impacting the judiciary, monitor their implementation, and consider additional reforms to improve the ways that courts interact with individuals with a mental health condition or an intellectual or developmental disability.

Charge 2: Review guardianship reforms enacted by the 85th Legislature, monitor the implementation of those reforms, and consider additional reforms to improve the ways that courts interact with individuals in need of guardianship.

Members

Honorable Bill Boyce, Chair
Honorable Kelly Moore
Representative Andy Murr
Honorable Polly Spencer
Senator Judith Zaffirini
Ms. Allyson Ho
Mr. Kenneth Saks

Advisory Members

Judge Susan Redford, (Ret.), Judicial Program Manager, Texas Association of Counties
Judge Barbara Hervey, Court of Criminal Appeals
Dr. William B. Schnapp, Associate Professor Clinical Psychology
Beth Ann Lawson, StarCare Specialty Health System
Adrienne Kennedy, National Alliance for Mental Illness
Toby Fabelo, Council of State Governments Justice Center
Hon. Harriett O'Neill, Law Office of Harriet O'Neill

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute has volunteered to provide assistance to the Council and this committee.

Meetings

September 19, 2017, 10:00 AM Agenda