COMMITTEE:   Homeland Security & Public Safety 

TIME & DATE: 10:30 AM, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 

PLACE:       Copperas Cove, Texas 
CHAIR:       Rep. Sid Miller 


This will be a joint hearing with the Committee on Border and Intergovernmental Affairs at the:


Copperas Cove City Hall

507 South Main Street

Copperas Cove, Texas 76522

Council Chambers


The Committees will address the following interim charges:


Examine the extent of interstate coordination concerning border security and intelligence sharing and determine whether any changes to state law are needed to enhance that coordination and cooperation.


Examine state and federal law to determine whether existing provisions adequately address security and efficiency concerns for steamship agencies and land ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border.  Evaluate whether the state and the federal government have provided sufficient manpower, infrastructure, and technology to personnel in the border region.