Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Mariann Morelock
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.146
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0133

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Pickett, Joe C.

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Fletcher, Allen

 

House Member

Rep. Cortez, Philip

 

House Member

Rep. Dale, Tony

 

House Member

Rep. Flynn, Dan

 

House Member

Rep. Kleinschmidt, Tim

 

House Member

Rep. Lavender, George

 

House Member

Rep. Sheets, Kenneth

 

House Member

Rep. Simmons, Ron

Jurisdiction:

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 Commission on
Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education, 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.