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The House Committee on Youth Health & Safety, Select

87th Legislature

June 23, 2022

10:00 a.m.

Continued on June 24, 2022

E1.030

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on June 15, 2022, the House Committee on Youth Health & Safety, Select met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Lozano, at 10:03 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Lozano; Johnson, Ann; Allison; Bonnen; Cook; Darby; Frank; Geren; González, Mary; Klick; Kuempel; Landgraf; Neave; and Rose.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

The Committee met jointly with the House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety, with invited testimony only, to hear the following joint charges on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety:

 

Charge #1: Study the implementation and impact of Senate Bill 11 (86th Legislature, Regular Session) and any other pertinent laws. Identify additional policies, protocols, and strategies that will help create a safer environment in schools and local communities.

Charge #2: Examine strategies to prevent acts of violence, including measures to enhance firearm safety in Texas.

Charge #3: Evaluate the preparedness of and coordination between state and local agencies, non governmental entities, and law enforcement for the prevention of and response to mass violence, including the content and efficacy of active shooter response training.

 

The Chair made opening remarks.

 

The Committee took testimony on the three charges.

 

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

 

(Representative Dutton now present.)

 

(Representative Leach now present.)

 

(Representative King, Tracy O. now present.)

 

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

 

The hearing continued after midnight.  The following actions occurred June 24, 2022.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

On Friday June 24, at 2:13 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Lozano, Chair

 

 

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Willie Gonzales, Clerk