COMMITTEE:    Homeland Security & Public Safety 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.016 
CHAIR:       Rep. Poncho Nevárez 



*** There will be a two minute limit on testimony. ***


The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair.


HB 2048        Zerwas | et al.         
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; eliminating program surcharges; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; increasing a fee.

HB 292         Thompson, Senfronia     
Relating to inclusion of instruction on the trafficking of persons in the basic training curriculum for peace officers.

HB 482         Thompson, Senfronia | et al. 
Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 3800        Thompson, Senfronia     
Relating to required reporting of human trafficking cases by peace officers and prosecutors.

HB 943         Dutton                 
Relating to an offense report prepared in the investigation of a criminal case.

HB 2015        Dutton | et al.         
Relating to searches, seizures and raids by Special Weapons and Tactics teams.

HB 3416        Geren                  
Relating to hiring and licensing certain persons as peace officers.

HB 2475        Guillen                
Relating to the indigent status of a person for purposes of the driver responsibility program.

HB 1505        Martinez               
Relating to the recording of a criminal offense of transporting household goods without registration in a driving record.

HB 3503        Anderson, Charles "Doc" 
Relating to firearms training for county jailers.

HB 3082        Murphy                 
Relating to investigating and prosecuting the criminal offense of operating an unmanned aircraft over or near certain facilities.

HB 1890        Price                  
Relating to emergency contact and medical information maintained by the Department of Public Safety.

HB 2404        Bell, Cecil            
Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas and to the provision of critical incident support services to first responders; requiring occupational certification.

HB 3016        Schaefer               
Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a licensee in a motor vehicle.

HB 1692        Leach                  
Relating to allowing safety recall information to be included in a vehicle inspection report.

HB 1769        Bonnen, Greg | et al.   
Relating to the creation of a statewide alert system for missing adults and to a study of the alert system.

HB 3231        Clardy                 
Relating to the regulation of firearms, air guns, knives, ammunition, or firearm or air gun supplies or accessories by a county or municipality.

HB 264         Blanco                 
Relating to a report by the Department of Public Safety of certain information on border crime and other criminal activity related to border security.

HB 3063        Smithee                
Relating to the transfer of a retired county or municipal law enforcement animal.

HJR 96         Tinderholt | et al.     
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.

HB 751         Bailes                 
Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas; requiring occupational certification.

HB 3706        Dean                   
Relating to a license to carry a handgun for active and retired railroad peace officers and special cattle rangers; authorizing a fee.

HB 1399        Smith | et al.          
Relating to the creation and storage of DNA records for a person arrested for a felony offense.

HB 1236        Goodwin | et al.        
Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

HB 2280        Goodwin                
Relating to the notice given by a property owner prohibiting a handgun license holder from carrying a handgun on certain property.



Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 34

HB 107

HB 887

HB 1546

HB 1750

HB 2560

HB 2696

HB 3096


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of the schedule, if applicable.


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