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House Committee on Defense and Veterans' Affairs - 87th R.S. (2021)

Committee Members
Richard Peña Raymond, Chair
Brad Buckley, Vice Chair
Kyle Biedermann
John Cyrier
Barbara Gervin-Hawkins
Stan Lambert
Ray Lopez
Eddie Morales
Tony Tinderholt
Charges
• Monitor the activities of the Texas State Guard and the Texas National Guard participating in Operation Lone Star. Consider any legal or logistical support that can be provided to these organizations to increase operational efficiencies in conjunction with the Department of Public Safety. Review and assess the inventory of these agencies. Make appropriate recommendations. (Joint charge with Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety)
• Review the ongoing development of federal laws, rules, and regulations associated with the distribution of the federal pandemic recovery funds, including reporting requirements, and make recommendations to the House Committee on Appropriations for use of the funds to respond to the Texas-Mexico border crisis.

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