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WATCH LIVE: Texas Senate Committee Discusses School Safety After Santa Fe Shooting

We’re livestreaming a meeting of the Texas Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools & School Security starting at 9 a.m.

The Texas Senate Select Committee on Violence in Schools & School Security is set to meet at 9 a.m. Monday to discuss school safety in the wake of the May shooting at a high school in Santa Fe that left 10 dead and 13 injured.

The meeting comes after Gov. Greg Abbott hosted a series of roundtable discussions the week after the shooting. Then, on May 30, he unveiled a 40-page plan that covered school safety, mental health screening and a few narrow proposals regulating gun usage.

On the committee’s list of items to discuss are ways to design schools to reduce threats, proposals to increase security at schools — including arming school personnel — and possible “red-flag” laws that would allow judges to temporarily seize a person’s firearms if they’re considered an imminent threat.

Meanwhile, in Houston, Mayor Sylvester Turner has told his commission to end gun violence he wants safety measures in place before students return from summer vacation.

Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez is on the Mayor’s commission.

“At the time of Santa Fe not the kind of America we want to live in,” said Gonzalez.

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