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The House Committee on County Affairs

83rd Legislature

May 14, 2014

10:00 a.m.

111 East Pecan Street, San Antonio, TX 78205

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on May 7, 2014, the House Committee on County Affairs met in a joint public hearing with the House Committee on Defense and Veterans’ Affairs and was called to order by the chair, Representative Coleman, at 10:02 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Coleman; Farias; González, Mary; Hunter; and Krause.

 

A quorum was present.

 


Chairman Menendez laid out the joint interim charge. Study the implementation of SB 462 (83R). Examine which counties currently have veterans courts, as well as veterans courts in other states, and determine how those programs are working and whether these courts provide additional services or resources for veterans. Make appropriate recommendations.

(Representative Farias in chair.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Hernandez now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)

 

At 4:30 p.m., on the motion of Chairman Menendez and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Coleman, Chair

 

 

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Katy Reagan, Clerk