COMMITTEE:   Homeland Security & Public Safety 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Phil King 


The committee will meet to consider pending business and:


HB 854        Reynolds               
Relating to the appointment by the attorney general of a special prosecutor to prosecute certain offenses that are committed by certain peace officers and that result in serious bodily injury or death.

HB 968        Metcalf | et al.       
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of possessing a weapon in certain prohibited places associated with schools or postsecondary educational institutions.

HB 981        Wray | et al.          
Relating to the carrying of handguns by and an exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at an established place of religious worship.

HB 1229       Blanco                 
Relating to prohibiting the transfer of a firearm to a person listed in the terrorist screening database maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

HB 1430       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to the indigent status of a person for the purposes of the driver responsibility program.

HB 2003       Swanson                
Relating to the carrying of concealed or holstered handguns in a courthouse by certain court clerks licensed to carry a handgun.

HB 2034       Blanco                 
Relating to requiring a national instant criminal background check in connection with certain firearm sales; creating an offense.

HB 2044       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to matters concerning peace officers, including racial profiling, use of force, equipment, and disciplinary procedures.

HB 2820       Pickett                
Relating to establishing the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Ceremony Committee to recognize and honor peace officers who were killed in the line of duty.

HB 3115       Simmons                
Relating to the regulation of certain professions under the Private Security Act.

HB 3132       Hefner                 
Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty.

HB 3171       Parker                 
Relating to the amount of instruction time required for driver training.

HB 3340       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to the provision of information regarding firearm safety and suicide prevention.

HB 3359       Cosper                 
Relating to providing information on the National Marrow Donor Program in driver's license offices and on driver's license and personal identification certificate applications.

HB 4003       Tinderholt             
Relating to a central database containing information about defendants required to have an ignition interlock device installed on a vehicle and local law enforcement access to that database through a mobile data terminal.

HB 4121       White                  
Relating to the use of rapid DNA technology to identify, document and record all persons arrested for a felony or a class A misdemeanor.




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.