COMMITTEE:   Homeland Security & Public Safety 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 21, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Phil King 


The Committee will convene to hear invited testimony on:


·                Cybersecurity

·                Gun Laws in Texas



*Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes*


The Committee will also hear public testimony on:


HB 134        Dutton                 
Relating to a peace officer training advisory committee.

HB 300        King, Phil | et al.    
Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun.

HB 567        White | et al.         
Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.

HB 574        Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only.

HB 873        Pickett                
Relating to prohibiting certain establishments serving the public from restricting a peace officer or special investigator from carrying a weapon on the premises.

HB 960        Villalba               
Relating to the appointment of school marshals by public schools and the ammunition approved for use by a school marshal serving a public school or a public junior college.

HB 1503       Frullo                 
Relating to the reporting of attempted child abductions.

HB 1526       King, Phil | et al.    
Relating to the provision of state death benefits to peace officers employed by certain private institutions of higher education located in this state.

HB 1545       Clardy                 
Relating to the acceptance of certain high school courses to satisfy part of the training required to obtain a peace officer license.

HB 1750       Sanford                
Relating to exempting certain honorably retired peace officers from continuing education requirements.

HB 1779       Dale                   
Relating to the authority of the Department of Public Safety to obtain and use criminal history record information for the purpose of performing certain departmental functions.

HB 1780       Dale                   
Relating to requirements for membership in the reserve officer corps of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

HB 1811       Turner                 
Relating to hearings conducted by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

HB 2050       Bonnen, Greg           
Relating to the confidentiality of certain licensing and employment records submitted to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement or maintained by a law enforcement agency.




Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.