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COMMITTEE:    Youth Health & Safety, Select 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Thursday, June 23, 2022 

PLACE:        E1.030 
CHAIR:        Rep. J. M. Lozano 


The Committee will meet jointly with the Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety, with invited testimony only, to consider 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, nongovernmental entities, and law enforcement for the prevention of and response to mass violence, including the content and efficacy of active shooter response training.



The Committee will hear Charges 4 & 5 at a later date.



Electronic public comments will be available for:



Senate Bill 11 (86th Legislature, Regular Session)


Firearm Safety


Mass Violence Preparedness


For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person witness registration, can be found here:



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


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:


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:







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.