Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Dwight Clark
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.160
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-1393

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Menéndez, José

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Sheffield, Ralph

 

House Member

Rep. Collier, Nicole

 

House Member

Rep. Farias, Joe

 

House Member

Rep. Frank, James

 

House Member

Rep. Miller, Rick

 

House Member

Rep. Moody, Joe

 

House Member

Rep. Schaefer, Matt

 

House Member

Rep. Zedler, Bill

Jurisdiction:

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 Adjutant
General's 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.