NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM Or upon adjournment
             Wednesday, May 21, 2003

PLACE: Betty King Committee Room

CHAIR: Senator Leticia Van de Putte


HB 76            Wise / et al.            SP: Van de Putte
Relating to procedures adopted by a state entity to ensure an
employment preference for veterans.

HB 573            Hunter                   SP: Van de Putte
Relating to the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor and other state
military awards.

HB 1173            Madden                   SP: Madla
Relating to the use of a building on a federal military base or
facility as a polling place in an election.

HB 1223            Madden                   SP: Estes
Relating to continuation of a residence homestead ad valorem tax
exemption when the owner temporarily ceases occupying the homestead
due to military service or other causes.

HB 1749            Hupp                     SP: Fraser
Relating to the security provided for revenue bonds issued by the
Veterans' Land Board.

HB 2251            Flores                   SP: Van de Putte
Relating to allowing supplemental pay for members of the Texas
National Guard who are called to active duty when active duty
service imposes an economic hardship.

HB 2400            Noriega                  SP: Gallegos
Relating to military leave and military leave time accounts for
certain municipal fire fighters and police officers.

HB 3211            Heflin                   SP: Van de Putte
Relating to certain veterans' assistance programs.

HCR 27            Ellis                    SP: Ogden
Conferring the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor on Colonel M. B.

HCR 156            Noriega                  SP: Van de Putte
Memorializing congress to enact the Citizenship For America's Troops Act
to allow citizenship through service in the U.S. Armed Forces.

HCR 161            Isett                    SP: Van de Putte
Urging congress to change veterans' mortgage bonds to cover all
veterans who have served on active duty.

HJR 68            Hupp                     SP: Fraser
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the Veterans' Land
Board to make certain payments on revenue bonds and to use assets
in certain funds to provide for veterans homes.

HJR 84            Uresti                   SP: Van de Putte
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the filling of a
temporary vacancy in a public office created by the activation for
military service of a public officer.



HB 2400