HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE: Homeland Security & Public Safety
TIME & DATE: 10:30 AM, Tuesday, April 24, 2012
This will be a joint hearing with the Committee on Border and Intergovernmental Affairs at the:
Copperas Cove City Hall
507 South Main Street
Copperas Cove, Texas 76522
The Committees will address the following interim charges:
Examine the extent of interstate coordination concerning border security and intelligence sharing and determine whether any changes to state law are needed to enhance that coordination and cooperation.
Examine state and federal law to determine whether existing provisions adequately address security and efficiency concerns for steamship agencies and land ports of entry along the Texas-Mexico border. Evaluate whether the state and the federal government have provided sufficient manpower, infrastructure, and technology to personnel in the border region.