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Senate Committee on Border Security - 87th R.S. (2021)

Committee Members
Brian Birdwell, Chair
Bob Hall
Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa
Charges
• Funding Impact on Safety: Monitor the agencies receiving border security funding and report on their success in providing safety along the state‚Äôs international border as well as curtailing the proliferation of transnational crime that spreads across the state.
• Community Impact: Study and report on the impact of Operation Lone Star on border, rural, and urban communities throughout Texas.
• Resource Allocation: Examine and report on the impact on members of the Texas National Guard and essential professions that have employees actively serving on state active duty. Review the availability of existing border barrier materials that remain unused by the Federal Government and report on whether Texas may make use of these materials to secure the border.

Note:
Appointed by Lieutenant Governor 1/27/2022.
Press release, Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, 1/27/2022.

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