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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:    County Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Tuesday, June 14, 2022 

PLACE:       E2.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Lynn Stucky 

 

The Committee will meet to consider and hear invited and public testimony to consider the following interim charges:

 

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.

 

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.

 

Electronic public comment will be available for:

 

Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee's jurisdiction.

Implementation of HB 1545

Implementation of HB 1906

Implementation of HB 2073

Study fee schedules and cost recovery for sheriffs and constables.

 

For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person

witness registration can be found here:

https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx

 

A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:

https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/

 

 

Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health

and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:

https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/

 

Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to

agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until

the hearing is adjourned by visiting:

https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c210

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.