NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

TIME & DATE: 12:00PM, Monday, April 22, 2002

PLACE: San Antonio, Texas

CHAIR: Senator Eliot Shapleigh

Call Greater Kelly Dev. Authority at 210-362-7801 for directions.


I.  Call to Order

II. Opening Remarks / Introduction of Staff

III.Discussion of Committee Charges 1, 5 and 6

      A.  Monitor developments at the federal level regarding the Federal
          Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process, and the
          implementation of SB 1815, 77th Legislature, relating to loan
          assistance for communities affected by BRAC.

      B.  Assess the impact of the current military mobilization on persons
          called to active duty and their families.  The Committee should
          examine state and federal statutes concerning active reservists
          and guardsmen and make recommendations, if necessary.

      C.  Monitor the current mobilization of Texas military forces and the
          role of National Guard armories to determine if increased
          assistance from the state is necessary for an efficient and
          timely response.

IV. Invited and Public Testimony

V.  Recess