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House Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety, Select - 86th R.S. (2019)

Committee Members
Drew Darby, Chair
Poncho Nevárez, Vice Chair
César Blanco
Giovanni Capriglione
Charlie Geren
Barbara Gervin-Hawkins
Julie Johnson
Brooks Landgraf
Mike Lang
Joe Moody
Geanie Morrison
Four Price
Armando Walle
Charges
• Examine options for strengthening enforcement measures for current laws that prevent the transfer of firearms to felons and other persons prohibited by current law from possessing firearms.
• Examine impediments and challenges to the timely reporting of relevant criminal history information and other threat indicators to state and federal databases.
• Examine the role of digital media and technology in threat detection, assessment, reporting, and prevention, including the collaboration between digital media and law enforcement.
• Evaluate the ongoing and long-term workforce needs of the state related to cybersecurity, mental health, law enforcement, and related professionals.
• Evaluate current protocols and extreme risk indicators used to identify potential threats and consider options for improving the dissemination of information between federal, state, and local entities and timely and appropriate intervention of mental health professionals.

Note:
Appointed by Speaker Dennis Bonnen 9/4/2019, pursuant to Rule 1, Section 16(b), House Rules.
Proclamation, 9/4/2019
Appointment letters, 9/4/2019

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