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House Committee on Public Safety - 74th R.S. (1995)

Committee Members
Keith Oakley, Chair
Kevin Bailey, Vice Chair
Ray Allen
Bill Carter
Joe Driver
Al Edwards
Vilma Luna
Jerry Madden
Huey McCoulskey
Charges
• Study procedures for assets seized during arrest, including the authority and jurisdiction of the county sheriff, chief of police and the DPS; and the relationship between those offices and respective county, city and state governing entities. The study should include a review of how the proceeds of seizures and forfeitures are used.
• Study "one-call" and "dial before you dig" legislation.
• Study the Harris County contract deputy program.
• Study water safety laws for revisions that may be necessary to enhance protection of the public.
• Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including implementation of SB 60, 74th Legislature, Regular Session and HB 713, 74th Legislature, Regular Session.

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