This website will be unavailable from Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. through Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00 a.m. due to data center maintenance.

                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Criminal Justice

            April 20, 2021 8:30 AM

            SB 280

                  ON:

                                 Burkhart, Geoff  Executive Director (Texas Indigent Defense Commission), Austin, TX

                                 Wolff, Benjamin  Director (Office of Capital and Forensic Writs), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Allmon, Jennifer  (Texas Catholic Conference Bishops), Austin, TX

                                 Nuno, Linda  (District Chair Democratic Party), Austin, TX

            SB 508

                  FOR:

                                 Novak, Andrew  Assistant District Attorney (Dallas County Criminal District Attorney

                                 Office  Organized Crime Division), Dallas, TX

                                 Younger, Yeneka   (Self), Dallas, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Gonzalez, David  (Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Frazier, Frederick  Legislative Director (Dallas Police Association), Dallas, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (Houston Police Officers Union (HPOU)), Houston, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Governmental Relations (Austin Municipal Police Association), Austin, TX

                                 Wheeler, Julie  IGR Officer (Travis County Commissioners Court), Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Hodges, Mike  Executive Director (Texas Press Association), Austin, TX

                                 Schneider, Michael  Vice President of Legislative Regulatory Affairs (Texas Association of

                                 Broadcasters), Austin, TX

                                 Shannon, Kelley  Executive Director (Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas),

                                 Austin, TX

            SB 807

                  ON:

                                 Wood, Brandon  Executive Director (Texas Commission on Jail Standards), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Castillo, Alycia  Policy Analyst (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition), Austin, TX

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

                                 San Antonio, TX

                                 Szmansk, Jennifer  Public Affairs Coordinator (Combined Law Enforcement Association of

                                 Texas), Austin, TX

            SB 811

                  ON:

                                 Lovitt, Matthew  Peer Policy Fellow (National Alliance on Mental Illness Texas), Austin,

                                 TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Criminal Justice

            April 20, 2021 8:30 AM

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Castillo, Alycia  Policy Analyst (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition), Austin, TX

                                 Simpson, Matt  (ACLU of Texas), Austin, TX

            SB 945

                  FOR:

                                 Larsen, Tiffany  Chief Assistant District Attorney (Harris County District Attorney's Office),

                                 Houston, TX

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

                                 Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Mudge, Jennifer  Public Policy Director (Texas Council on Family Violence), Austin, TX

                                 Nuno, Linda  (District Chair Democratic Party), Austin, TX

                                 Parkinson, Thomas   (Self), San Antonio, TX

            SB 957

                  FOR:

                                 Jackson, Britney  Attorney (Public), Richmond, TX

                                 Tucker, Terra  Texas State Director (Alliance for Safety and Justice & Crime Survivors for

                                 Safety and Justice), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Allmon, Jennifer  Executive Director (Texas Catholic Conference Bishops), Austin, TX

                                 Mudge, Jennifer  Public Policy Director (Texas Council on Family Violence), Austin, TX

                                 Nuno, Linda  (District Chair Democratic Party), Austin, TX

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

                                 Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Huff, Kristen  Assistant Attorney General (Office of the Attorney General), Austin, TX

            SB 1322

                  FOR:

                                 Bunin, Alex  Chief Public Defender (Harris County), Houston, TX

                                 Burkhart, Geoff  Executive Director (Texas Indigent Defense Commission), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Nancez, Thamora  Deputy Director IGA (Harris County Commissioners Court), Houston,

                                 TX

                                 Nuno, Linda  (District Chair Democratic Party), Austin, TX

                                 Simpson, Dee  Representative (Texas Richmond Legal Aid), Austin, TX

            SB 1359

                  ON:

                                 Schoffner, Russell  Assistant County Administrator (Tarrant County), Fort Worth, TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Criminal Justice

            April 20, 2021 8:30 AM

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

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

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

                                 TX

                                 Frazier, Frederick  Legislative Director (Dallas Police Association), Dallas, TX

                                 Hawthorne, Brian  Sheriff (Sheriffs' Association of Texas), Mont Belvieu, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (Houston Police Officers Union (HPOU)), Houston, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Governmental Relations (Austin Municipal Police Association), Austin, TX

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

                                 Antonio, TX

                                 Sinclair, David  Legislative Consultant (Game Warden Peace Officer Association),

                                 Pflugerville, TX

                                 Smith, James  Sergeant (San Antonio Police Department), San Antonio, TX

                                 Stewert, Kevin  Lobbyist (Texas Psychological Association), Austin, TX

                                 Szmansk, Jennifer  Public Affairs Coordinator (Combined Law Enforcement Association of

                                 Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Woomer, Eric  (Federation of Texas Psychiatry), Austin, TX

            SB 1373

                  FOR:

                                 Bunin, Alex  Chief Public Defender (Harris County), Houston, TX

                                 Gerrick, Emily  (Texas Fair Defense Project), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Castillo, Alycia  Policy Analyst (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition), Austin, TX

                                 Nancez, Thamora  Deputy Director IGA (Harris County Commissioners Court), Houston,

                                 TX

                                 Nuno, Linda  (District Chair Democratic Party), Austin, TX

                                 Simpson, Matt  (ACLU of Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Wheeler, Julie  IGR Officer (Travis County Commissioners Court), Austin, TX

            SB 1480

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  ON:

                                 Bowman, Brad  General Counsel (Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation), Austin,

                                 TX

            SB 1495

                  FOR:

                                 Gomez, Francisco  Sergeant (Houston Police Department), Houston, TX

                                 Hawthorne, Brian  Sheriff (Sheriffs' Association of Texas), Mont Belvieu, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

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

                                 TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Criminal Justice

            April 20, 2021 8:30 AM

                                 Frazier, Frederick  Legislative Director (Dallas Police Association), Dallas, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (Houston Police Officers Union (HPOU)), Houston, TX

                                 Kelly, Bill  Director of Government Relations (Mayor's Office, City of Houston), Houston,

                                 TX

                                 Parkinson, Thomas   (Self), San Antonio, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Governmental Relations (Austin Municipal Police Association), Austin, TX

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

                                 Antonio, TX

                                 Sinclair, David  Legislative Consultant (Game Warden Peace Officer Association),

                                 Pflugerville, TX

                                 Smith, James  Sergeant (San Antonio Police Department), San Antonio, TX

                                 Szmansk, Jennifer  Public Affairs Coordinator (Combined Law Enforcement Association of

                                 Texas), Austin, TX

            SB 1831

                  FOR:

                                 Aluotto, Jacquelyn  President (No Trafficking Zone), Katy, TX

                                 Dixon, Dr. James  Co-Founder (No Trafficking Zone), Houston, TX

                                 Franklin, Allison  Director of CARES  (Self), Kyle, TX

                                 Jackson, Britney M.  Attorney (No Trafficking Zone), Richmond, TX

                                 Keller, Jaimie  Director  (Self; YMCA International), Houston, TX

                                 Kuehn, Marty R.  Sergeant (Harris County Sheriff's Office), Houston, TX

                                 Mark, Dennis  Task Force Coordinator (Human Trafficking Rescue Alliance), Houston, TX

                                 Meyers, Frances  Human Trafficking Survivor Leader (No Trafficking Zone), Katy, TX

                                 Taylor, Kerri  Executive Director (Unbound Houston), Friendswood, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

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

                                 Frazier, Frederick  Legislative Director (Dallas Police Association), Dallas, TX

                                 Haenisch, Barry  Executive Director (Texas Association of Community Schools), Austin,

                                 TX

                                 Hawthorne, Brian  Sheriff (Chambers Co Sherrifs Office & SAT), Mont Belvien, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (Houston Police Officers Union (HPOU)), Houston, TX

                                 Kennon, Suzi  President (Texas Parent Teacher Association), Sachse, TX

                                 Parkinson, Thomas   (Self), San Antonio, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Governmental Relations (Austin Municipal Police Association), Austin, TX

                                 Sinclair, David  Legislative Consultant (Game Warden Peace Officer Association),

                                 Pflugerville, TX

                                 Terry, Mark  Deputy Executive Director (Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors

                                 Association), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Pierce, Cara  Chief of Human Trafficking Section (Office of the Attorney General), Austin,

                                 TX


                                                                              WITNESS LIST

            Criminal Justice

            April 20, 2021 8:30 AM

            SB 2190

                  FOR:

                                 Nuno, Linda  (District Chair Democratic Party), Austin, TX

                  AGAINST:

                                 Castillo, Alycia  Policy Analyst (Texas Criminal Justice Coalition), Austin, TX

                  ON:

                                 Choate, Jack  Executive Director (The Special Protection Unit), Huntsville, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:

                  FOR:

                                 Frazier, Frederick  Legislative Director (Dallas Police Association), Dallas, TX

                                 Hunt, Ray  Executive Director (Houston Police Officers Union (HPOU)), Houston, TX

                                 Parkinson, Thomas   (Self), San Antonio, TX

                                 Reed, Dallas  Governmental Relations (Austin Municipal Police Association), Austin, TX

                                 Sinclair, David  Legislative Consultant (Game Warden Peace Officer Association),

                                 Pflugerville, TX

                  ON:

                                 Mitchell, Forrest A.  (TJJD -OIG), Austin, TX

                                 Streuffert, Preston  Director of Stakeholders Relations (Texas Juvenile Justice Department),

                                 Austin, TX