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The House Committee on Urban Affairs

83rd Legislature

October 15, 2014

1:00 p.m.

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on October 8, 2014, the House Committee on Urban Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the acting chair, Representative Carol Alvarado, at 1:07 p.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Alvarado; and Sanford.

 


 

The Chair began taking testimony on Urban Affairs’  interim charge relating to examining the recommendations contained in the report by the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services (TCCVS), study whether these recommendations have been implemented, and examine new methods to help homeless Veterans using state, regional, and local resources.

 

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

 

(Representative Rodriguez, Justin now present.)

 

The Chair began taking testimony on Urban Affairs’ interim charge relating to conducting legislative oversight and monitoring of the agencies and programs under the committee’s jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 83rd Legislature.

 

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

 

The Chair began taking testimony on Urban Affairs’ interim charge relating to examining strategies to address the chronic graffiti problem. Study solutions implemented in other states and cities and whether those programs have been successful, and make appropriate recommendations.

 

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

 

At 1:51 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Dutton, Chair

 

 

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Tamoria Jones, Clerk