COMMITTEE:   Homeland Security & Public Safety 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Thursday, April 11, 2013 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Joseph Pickett 


It is the intent of the Chair to hear testimony on HB 3523, HB 375, HB 327, HB 708, HB 1166, HB 1677 and HB 2535 between 8:00AM to 10:00AM.  When the committee reconvenes upon adjournment or reading and referral of bills of the House, the committee will hear unfinished business from the morning, then bills HB 1656, HB 2050, HB 3143, HB 2648, HB 3420, HB 3412, HB 3433, HB 3672 and HB 3178.


HB 3523       Lewis                  
Relating to punishment for the offense of driving a commercial motor vehicle without a commercial driver's license.

HB 375        Guillen                
Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.

HB 327        Dutton                 
Relating to requiring notice and the dissemination of criminal history record information to the subject of the information in certain circumstances.

HB 708        Isaac                  
Relating to the appointment of a deputy constable.

HB 1166       Villalba               
Relating to the change of the name of the Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

HB 1677       Frullo                 
Relating to reports of missing children or attempted child abductions and to education and training for peace officers regarding missing or exploited children.

HB 2535       Schaefer               
Relating to the exemption from certain security licensure of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at a private primary or secondary school or church or religious organization.

HB 1656       Eiland | et al.        
Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge.

HB 2050       Dutton                 
Relating to the creation of a task force to conduct a study and develop recommendations to alleviate the incidence of gun violence in this state.

HB 3143       Anchia                 
Relating to the creation of certain offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee.

HB 2648       Herrero                
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county tax assessor-collector.

HB 3420       Lavender               
Relating to the carrying of firearms by certain off-duty employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in certain locations; authorizing a fee.

HB 3412       Flynn                  
Relating to the qualifications for certain positions with the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

HB 3433       Fletcher               
Relating to the regulation of certain private security companies and occupations; creating an offense.

HB 3672       Fletcher               
Relating to the qualifications of a member of the Public Safety Commission.

HB 3178       Phillips
Relating to emergency management.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 3178


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