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The House Committee on County Affairs

87th Legislature

June 14, 2022

10:00 a.m.

E2.014

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on May 26, 2022, the House Committee on County Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the acting chair, Representative Lynn Stucky, at 10:01 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Stucky; Anderson; Jones; Longoria; Lopez; Stephenson; and Turner, John.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

The Chair made opening remarks.

 

The committee considered the following interim charge:

 

Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 87th Legislature. Conduct active oversight of all associated rulemaking and other governmental actions taken to ensure the intended legislative outcome of all legislation, including the following:

 

-HB 1545, relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards;

-HB 1906, relating to grants awarded to reimburse counties for the cost of monitoring defendants and victims in cases involving family violence; and

-HB 2073, relating to quarantine leave for fire fighters, peace officers, detention officers, and emergency medical technicians employed by, appointed by, or elected for a political subdivision.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

The committee considered the following interim charge:

 

Study statutorily mandated services provided by sheriffs and constables and determine whether fee schedules are set at sufficient levels to allow for cost recovery without placing undue burdens on recipients of those services.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

 

At 12:24 p.m., on the motion of Representative Stucky and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

 

 

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Representative Lynn Stucky, Acting Chair

 

 

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Worth Farabee, Clerk