SB 983, 81st Leg - 2009

  • Required to develop a plan to ensure that each youth in DFPS PCM (permanent managing conservatorship) is provided opportunity to complete a driver education course to obtain a driver’s license before the opportunity
  • Report Includes top barriers found (cost, insurance, school absences etc.) and the solutions (amending Transportation Code, Education Code, developing policy and guidance for DFPS to ensure they are given the opportunity)

Texas Foster Youth Justice Project

  • Foster youth may qualify for a waiver of fees when getting their license