Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
3:00 PM or upon adjournment/recess
Wednesday, April 11, 2007
2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.)
Senator Leticia Van de Putte
The Committee will meet upon adjournment/recess of the joint hearing with
the Senate Committee on Government Organization to consider the following:
SB 309
Van de Putte / et al.
Relating to the requirement that a career school or college adopt a refund policy for students called to active military service.
SB 516
Van de Putte / et al.
Relating to allowing certain military personnel to receive certain federal and state higher education benefits concurrently.
SB 685
Van de Putte
Relating to an exemption from tuition and mandatory fees for certain members of the Texas National Guard.
SB 874
Van de Putte / et al.
Relating to the tuition and fee exemption available to certain military personnel and permitting those personnel to transfer the exemption to a child.
Pending business to consider:
SB 518
Ellis / et al.
Relating to eligibility for and computation of workers' compensation benefits for certain members of the state military.
SB 855
Shapleigh / et al.
Relating to the extension of consumer credit to certain members of the Texas National Guard and armed forces of the United States and their dependents; providing a penalty.
SB 1058
West, Royce / et al.
Relating to the creation of a reintegration counseling program for certain veterans and servicemembers.
Subcommittee reports to consider:
SB 960
Relating to the administration of exit-level state assessment instruments to transfer students who are dependents of military personnel.

SB 961
Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for certain students who are military dependents.
SB 962
Relating to funding under the instructional facilities allotment for school districts affected by troop reassignments at military installations.
SB 1724
Relating to abolishing the Texas Military Facilities Commission and transferring its functions to the adjutant general.
SB 1237
Relating to the powers and duties of defense base development authorities; modifying the power of eminent domain.
SB 1743
Relating to the powers of the Red River Redevelopment Authority; providing authority to issue bonds.
SB 1746
Relating to the authority of school districts to enter into property tax abatement agreements in connection with realigned or closed military facilities.
SB 1956
Van de Putte
Relating to assistance for local areas affected by defense restructuring.
Bills added after last posting:
SB 1237
SB 1743
SB 1746
SB 1956
** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **