COMMITTEE:   Defense & Veterans' Affairs 

TIME & DATE: Upon first adjournment
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 

PLACE:       House Chamber, Desk # 11 
CHAIR:       Rep. José Menéndez 


The Committee will meet for a Formal Meeting to consider pending business and SB 442, SB 1061, SB 1199, SB 1892 and SCR 17.


SB 442        Birdwell | et al.
Relating to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment.

SB 1061       Van de Putte
Relating to parking privileges of disabled veterans on the property of institutions of higher education.

SB 1199       Van de Putte | et al.
Relating to development of a pilot program of the Texas Veterans Commission to designate municipalities as Veteran and Military Friendly Cities.

SB 1892       Garcia
Relating to the composition of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services and coordinating workgroups established by the council.

SCR 17        Hinojosa
Urging Congress to restore the presumption of a service connection for Agent Orange exposure to United States Navy and United States Air Force veterans who served on the inland waterways, in the territorial waters, and in the airspace of the Republic of Vietnam and to institute a presumption of connection to employment for civilians exposed to Agent Orange in their workplaces.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.