Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Andrew Harkey
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.160
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-1393

Committee Members

Chair

Raymond

Rep. Raymond,
Richard Peña

Vice Chair

Buckley

Rep. Buckley,
Brad

 

Biedermann

Rep. Biedermann,
Kyle

 

Cyrier

Rep. Cyrier,
John

 

Gervin-Hawkins

Rep. Gervin-Hawkins,
Barbara

 

Lambert

Rep. Lambert,
Stan

 

Lopez

Rep. Lopez,
Ray

 

Morales

Rep. Morales,
Eddie

 

Tinderholt

Rep. Tinderholt,
Tony

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 9. DEFENSE AND VETERANS' AFFAIRS. The committee shall
have nine members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining
to:
(1) the relations between the State of Texas and the
federal government involving defense, emergency preparedness, and
veterans issues;
(2) the various branches of the military service of
the United States;
(3) the realignment or closure of military bases;
(4) the defense of the state and nation, including
terrorism response;
(5) emergency preparedness;
(6) veterans of military and related services; and
(7) the following state agencies: the Texas Military
Department, the Texas Veterans Commission, the Veterans' Land
Board, the Texas Military Preparedness Commission, the Texas
Division of Emergency Management, and the Emergency Management
Council.