COMMITTEE:    Veteran Affairs & Military Installations 

TIME & DATE:  12:00 PM, Tuesday, April 15, 2014 

PLACE:        2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:        Senator Leticia Van de Putte 



The Committee will take up the following Interim Charges:


Monitor and examine efforts to provide employment and workforce opportunities for veterans, service members, and their families.  Make recommendations on how best to continue collaborating with and supporting our honored veterans as they re-enter the civilian workforce, including improving employment opportunities for veterans at all state agencies.


Monitor the implementation of the veteran occupational licensure bills passed during the 83rd Legislative Session to expedite the licensure process for those who are serving, have served, or are married to someone serving our nation in uniform.  Study and make recommendations to strengthen and improve state efforts to ease the transition of military veterans and their spouses into the Texas civilian workforce.