COMMITTEE:   Homeland Security & Public Safety 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Thursday, April 18, 2013 

PLACE:       E2.010 
CHAIR:       Rep. Joseph Pickett 


It is the intent of the Chair to hear testimony on HB 730, HB 3096, HB 267, HB 2897, HB 2883, and HB 1174 between 8:00AM and 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 the remaining bills.


HB 730        Raymond | et al.
Relating to the training for and use of electromagnetic pulse devices by peace officers and reserve law enforcement officers.

HB 3096       Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the exemption from use of an emergency notification system by public service providers.

HB 267        Miles
Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards.

HB 2897       Miller, Doug
Relating to an integrated intelligence system to aid state and local law enforcement agencies in locating and arresting fugitives; authorizing a fee.

HB 2883       Muņoz, Jr.
Relating to the establishment of a regional center for public safety excellence in the Rio Grande Valley.

HB 1174       Fallon
Relating to the penalties for illegally passing a stopped school bus.

HB 438        Dutton
Relating to the courts authorized to issue an occupational driver's license.

HB 1931       Guillen | et al.
Relating to the compensation of property owners whose property is damaged as a result of a suspect fleeing apprehension by a peace officer.

HB 2102       Guillen | et al.
Relating to the authority of the governor to suspend requirements applicable to motor carriers during certain emergencies; authorizing a fee.

HB 1109       Burkett
Relating to peace officer interaction with persons with mental illness.

HB 3805       Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the discharge of an officer or employee of the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas.

HB 2381       Isaac
Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun by a license holder on certain premises.

HB 3142       Bell
Relating to handguns used to demonstrate proficiency in handgun use for purposes of obtaining a concealed handgun license.

HB 3218       Springer
Relating to the places where a person may carry a handgun if the person is licensed to carry a concealed handgun.

HB 3219       Springer
Relating to the places where an elected official who is licensed to carry a concealed handgun may carry a concealed handgun.

HB 1747       Canales | et al.
Relating to a packaging notice for new firearms and firearm ammunition; imposing a criminal penalty.

HB 1816       Cortez
Relating to lighting requirements for drivers during motor vehicle stops.




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