Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Ashley Westenhover
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.146
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0133

Committee Members

Chair

King

Rep. King,
Phil

Vice Chair

Nevárez

Rep. Nevárez,
Poncho

 

Burns

Rep. Burns,
DeWayne

 

Hinojosa

Rep. Hinojosa,
Gina

 

Holland

Rep. Holland,
Justin

 

Johnson

Rep. Johnson,
Jarvis D.

 

Metcalf

Rep. Metcalf,
Will

 

Schaefer

Rep. Schaefer,
Matt

 

Wray

Rep. Wray,
John

Jurisdiction:

       Sec. 17.  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.