HB 3022

86(R) - 2019
House Homeland Security & Public Safety
House Homeland Security & Public Safety

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Rick Miller

Bill Caption

Relating to emergency warning systems operated by municipalities and counties.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 3022 would create a local emergency warning system to send messages to a participant's email, home phone, or mobile phone. Under HB 3022, a political subdivision would be able to coordinate with the Department of Public Safety for purposes of disclosing the contact information of a resident who consents to being placed in the system. Participants are would be able to request to be removed from the warning system. HB 3022 would allow individuals to sign up for the warning system when obtaining or renewing their driver's license. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 3022 because it does not promote or violate any of our principles. 

Organizations Supporting

Texas Conference of Urban Counties