Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Roel Benavides
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.146
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0133

Committee Members

Chair

White

Rep. White,
James

Vice Chair

Bowers

Rep. Bowers,
Rhetta Andrews

 

Goodwin

Rep. Goodwin,
Vikki

 

Harless

Rep. Harless,
Sam

 

Hefner

Rep. Hefner,
Cole

 

Morales

Rep. Morales,
Eddie

 

Patterson

Rep. Patterson,
Jared

 

Schaefer

Rep. Schaefer,
Matt

 

Tinderholt

Rep. Tinderholt,
Tony

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 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.