Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Jeff Stokes
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.146
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0133

Committee Members

Chair

Nevárez

Rep. Nevárez,
Poncho

Vice Chair

Paul

Rep. Paul,
Dennis

 

Burns

Rep. Burns,
DeWayne

 

Calanni

Rep. Calanni,
Gina

 

Clardy

Rep. Clardy,
Travis

 

Goodwin

Rep. Goodwin,
Vikki

 

Israel

Rep. Israel,
Celia

 

Lang

Rep. Lang,
Mike

 

Tinderholt

Rep. Tinderholt,
Tony

Jurisdiction:

Section 15. Homeland Security and Public Safety — The committee
shall have nine members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
(1) law enforcement;
(2) the prevention of crime and the apprehension of criminals;
(3) the provision of security services by private entities;
(4) homeland security, including:
(A) the defense of the state and nation, including terrorism
response; and
(B) disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery;
and
(5) the following state agencies: the Texas Commission on Law
Enforcement, the Department of Public Safety, the Texas Division of Emergency
Management, the Emergency Management Council, the Texas Forensic Science
Commission, the Texas Military Preparedness Commission, the Texas Private
Security Board, the Commission on State Emergency Communications, and the
Texas Crime Stoppers Council.