COMMITTEE:    Veteran Affairs & Military Installations 

TIME & DATE:  1:30 PM or upon adjournment
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 

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



Bills To Be Considered:


SB 164        Van de Putte           
Relating to the issuance to veterans of specially marked licenses to carry a concealed handgun and specially marked personal identification certificates.

SB 871        Davis                  
Relating to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game.

SB 260        Davis | et al.         
Relating to the absence of a student from school to visit with a parent or guardian who will be or has been deployed on military duty.

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

SB 1158       Van de Putte           
Relating to higher education for veterans and their families.

SB 1159       Van de Putte           
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions for certain military personnel and their dependents.

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

SB 1553       Lucio | et al.
Relating to the Homes for Texas Heroes home loan program.






SB 10         Van de Putte | et al.
Relating to employment, higher education, and state purchasing programs for veterans.

SB 898        Van de Putte
Relating to the mental health program for veterans.

SB 1476       West
Relating to the creation of the veteran entrepreneur program by the Texas Veterans Commission.

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