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                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Jurisprudence

            April 6, 2021 9:00 AM

            SB 232

                  FOR:

                                 Perdue Jr., Jim  President (TX Trial Lawyers Assoc.), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Jackson, Brian  General Counsel (Texas Alliance for Patient Access), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Grace, Jim  (Texans for Lawsuit Reform), Austin, TX

            SB 295

                  FOR:

                                 Boyce, Elizabeth  Director of Policy and Advocacy  (also providing written testimony)

                                 (Texas Association Against Sexual Assault), Austin, TX

                                 Gonzales, Juliana  Senior Director of Sexual Assault and Health Services (SAFE Alliance),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Rodriguez, Meliss  Executive Director (Hays-Caldwell Women's Center), San Marcos, TX

                                 Whitehurst, Emilee D.  CEO (Houston Area Women's Center), Houston, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Kulandaisamy, Seetha  Policy Coordinator (Texas Council of Family Violence), Austin, TX

            SB 312

                  FOR:

                                 Burkley, Warren  (Austin Justice Coalition), Austin, TX

                                 Strandberg, Katherine  Senior Policy Advisor (Texas Association Against Sexual Assault),

                                 Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Chancellor, John R.  Legislative Director (Texas Police Chiefs Association), Montgomery,

                                 TX

                                 Gonzales, Juliana  Senior Director of Sexual Assault and Health Services (SAFE Alliance),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (HPOU), Houston, TX

                                 Whitehurst, Emilee D  CEO (Houston Area Women's Center), Houston, TX

                  ON:

                                 Edmonds, Shannon  Director of Government Relations (TX District & County Attorney's

                                 Assoc.), Austin, TX

            SB 335

                  FOR:

                                 Bennett, Traci  Assistant District Attorney (Fort Bend County DA's Office), Richmond, TX

                                 Garza, Cynthia  Assistant District Attorney (Dallas County District Attorney's Office),

                                 Dallas, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Jurisprudence

            April 6, 2021 9:00 AM

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Place, Shea  Legislative Counsel (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Government Relations (Texas Municipal Police Association - TMPA), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 Williams, Marcella Paige  ADA (Dallas County Criminal District Attorney), Dallas, TX

            SB 495

                  ON:

                                 Edmonds, Shannon  Director of Government Relations (TX District & County Attorney's

                                 Association.), Austin, TX

                                 Heimlich, Ed  Executive Director  (also providing written testimony) (Informed Citizens),

                                 Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Borchardt, Lindy  Assistant Criminal District Attorney, Tarrant (Sharon Wilson, Tarrant

                                 County Criminal District Attorney), Ft. Worth, TX

                                 Gonzales, Juliana  Senior Director of Sexual Assault and Health Services (SAFE Alliance),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Jones, Chris  Director - Member Services (Combined Law Enforcement Assoc. of Texas

                                 (CLEAT)), Austin, TX

                                 Kulandaisamy, Seetha  Policy Coordinator (Texas Council on Family Violence), Austin, TX

                                 Renken, Julie  Washington County District Attorney  (Self), Brenham, TX

                                 Standberg, Katherine  Senior Policy Advisor (Texas Association Against Sexual Assault),

                                 Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Place, Shea  Legislative Counsel (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association), Austin,

                                 TX

            SB 567

                  FOR:

                                 Simpson, David  Executive Director (Texas Assn. of Domestic Relations Offices/ Harris

                                 County), Houston, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Adams, Jason  Management Analyst (Tarrant County Commissioners Court), Ft. Worth, TX

                                 Bresnen, Amy  Attorney (Texas Family Law Foundation), Austin, TX

                                 Collins, Daniel F.  Gov. Affairs Manager (El Paso County), El Paso, TX

                                 Narvaez, Thamara  Deputy Director (Harris County Commissioners Court), Houston, TX

                  Providing written testimony:

                  FOR:

                                 Glenn, Christina S.  Executive Director (Tarrant/ TX ASSN. Domestic Relations Offices),

                                 Ft. Worth, TX

                                 Stanley, Brian  Executive Director (El Paso/ Texas ASSN. Domestic Relations Offices), El

                                 Paso, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Jurisprudence

            April 6, 2021 9:00 AM

                                 Valentini, D. Gene  Executive Director (Lubbock County/ TX ASSN. Domestic Relations

                                 Offices), Lubbock, TX

            SB 615

                  FOR:

                                 Herman, Guy  Judge Travis County Probate Court, President Statutory Probate Judges of

                                 Texas (Statutory Probate Judge of Texas), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Grace, Jim  (Texans for Lawsuit Reform), Austin, TX

                                 Hammond, Terry W.  Executive Director (Texas Guardianship Association), Bryan, TX

            SB 766

                  FOR:

                                 Caruthers, James  Senior Staff Attorney (Children at Risk), Houston, TX

                  ON:

                                 Kuykendall, Victor  Chief of Law Enforcement (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Saenz, Robert  Deputy Executive Director Enforcement (TABC), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Fraziea, Fred  1st Vice President (Dallas Police Association), Dallas, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (HPOU), Houston, TX

                                 Pressley, Nikki  Policy Analyst (Texas Public Policy Foundation), Austin, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Government Relations (Texas Municipal Police Association - TMPA), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 Smith, Jamaal R,  Deputy Director (City of Houston, Office of Mayor Sylvester Tuner),

                                 Houston, TX

                  ON:

                                 Cameron, Paul  Director of Regulatory Integrity Division (Texas Workforce Commission),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Pierce, Cara  Chief, Human Trafficking and Transnational Organized Crime (Office of the

                                 Attorney General), Austin, TX

            SB 907

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Narvaez, Thamara  Deputy Director IGA Harris County (Harris County Commissioners

                                 Court), Houston, TX

                                 Shannon, Melissa  Governmental Affairs Director (Bexar County Commissioners Court),

                                 San Antonio, TX

            SB 1054

                  ON:

                                 Edmonds, Shannon  Director of Government Relations (TX District and County Attorneys

                                 Association), Austin, TX

                                 Green, Carey A.  Division Director (Community Justice Assistance Division of the Texas

                                 Department of Criminal Justice), Austin, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Jurisprudence

            April 6, 2021 9:00 AM

                                 Hinojosa, Rene  Division Director (Parole) (Texas Department of Criminal Justice), Austin,

                                 TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Jones, Chris  Director - Member Services (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of

                                 Texas (CLEAT)), Austin, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Government Relations (Texas Municipal Police Association - TMPA), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 Renken, Julie  Washington County District Attorney  (Self), Brenham, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Place, Shea  Legislative Counsel (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association), Austin,

                                 TX

            SB 1055

                  FOR:

                                 Fagan, Eric  Sheriff  (Self), Richmond, TX

                                 Middleton, Brian M.  District Attorney (Fort Bend County District Attorney), Richmond,

                                 TX

                                 Smith, Edmund K.  Father  in Law of Lisa Torry Smith  (also providing written testimony) 

                                 (Self), Kingwood, TX

                                 Smith, Elliot  Husband of Lisa Torry Smith  (Self), Missouri City, TX

                                 Stallings, Robin  Executive Director (Bike Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Torry, Gina Marie  Director  (Self; Citizens for Road Safety), Minneapolis, MN

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Anderson, Jessica  Commander (Houston Police Department), Houston, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (HPOU), Houston, TX

                                 Pitts Jr., John R.  Consultant (Farm & City), Austin, TX

                                 Renken, Julie  Washington County District Attorney  (Self), Brenham, TX

                                 Smith, Jamaal  Dep. Director, IGR (City of Houston, Office of Mayor), Houston, TX

            SB 1056

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Anderson, Jessica  Commander (Houston Police Department), Houston, TX

                                 Chancellor, John R.  Legislative Director (Texas Police Chiefs Association), Montgomery,

                                 TX

                                 Fraziea, Frederick  1st Vice President (Texas State FOP & Dallas Police Association),

                                 Dallas, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (HPOU), Houston, TX

                                 Jones, Chris  Director - Member Services (Combined Law Enforcement Associations of

                                 Texas (CLEAT)), Austin, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Gov. Relations (Texas Municipal Police Association - TMPA), Austin, TX

                                 Rodriguez, Jimmy  Legislative Director (San Antonio Police Officers Association), San

                                 Antonio, TX

                                 Smith, Jamaal  Dep. Director, IGR (City of Houston, Office of the Mayor), Houston, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Jurisprudence

            April 6, 2021 9:00 AM

                                 Smith, James  Legislative Rep. (San Antonio Police Department), San Antonio, TX

                                 Williams, Marcella Paige  ADA (Dallas County Criminal District Attorney), Dallas, TX

            SB 1129

                  FOR:

                                 Hammond, Terry W.  Executive Director  (Self; Texas Guardianship Association), Bryan,

                                 TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Japko, Rebecca  President PART  (also providing written testimony) (Parents & Allies for

                                 Remarkable Texans), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Herman, Guy  Judge, Probate Court of Travis County  (Self), Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Wallace, Stephen  Parent/Guardian (Justin Wallace), Red Rock, TX

            SB 1371

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Gonzales, Juliana  Senior Director of Sexual Assault and Health Services (SAFE Alliance),

                                 Austin, TX

                                 Strandberg, Katherine  Senior Policy Advisor (Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

                                 (TAASA)), Austin, TX

                                 Williams, Marcella Paige  APA (Dallas County District Attorney), Nocona, TX

                  ON:

                                 Flammer, Sean  Assistant General Counsel (The University of Texas System), Austin, TX

            SB 1821

                  FOR:

                                 Grace, Jim  (Texans for Lawsuit Reform), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Walker, Becky  Government Relations Director (Texas Society of Architects), Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Smith, Jamaal R.  Dep. Director, IGR (City of Houston, Office of Mayor Turner), Houston,

                                 TX