MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

10:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice was held on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator John Whitmire, Chair

 

None

Senator Joan Huffman, Vice Chair

 

 

Senator Konni Burton

 

 

Senator Brandon Creighton

 

 

Senator Juan Hinojosa

 

 

Senator JosÚ MenÚndez

 

 

Senator Charles Perry

 

 

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 10:12 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:

 

The Chair welcomed Senator West and Representative Miles to the hearing.

 

The Chair called invited and public testimony on interim charge 1:

 

review law enforcement efforts to engage community leaders and increase their involvement in communities. Assess dangers to law enforcement officers and the collection and distribution of threat assessment data. Make recommendations to reduce the number of injuries and deaths to or by law enforcement officers.

 

There being no further business, at 1:13 PM Senator Whitmire moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.

 

 

 

 

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Senator John Whitmire, Chair

 

 

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Terra Tucker, Clerk