COMMITTEE:   Defense & Veterans' Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 08, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Susan Lewis King 


HB 1187       Wray | et al.
Relating to the designation of a segment of U.S. Highway 287 in Midlothian as the Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield Highway.

HB 19         King, Susan | et al.   
Relating to mental health and preventive services programs for veterans' and military families.

HB 867        Hernandez | et al.     
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.

HB 1762       Otto                   
Relating to the creation of a health care advocacy program for veterans.

HB 3404       Thompson, Senfronia    
Relating to a study on providing care to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 1048       Farias                 
Relating to the administration of and eligibility for participation in veterans court programs; changing a fee.

HB 1958       Canales                
Relating to eligibility for participation in veterans court programs.

HB 1960       Canales                
Relating to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction.

HB 3726       Farias                 
Relating to establishing a veterans reentry program for certain inmates and state jail defendants confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 3729       Farias                 
Relating to inclusion of family members of veterans court program participants in the treatment and services provided to the participants under the program.

HCR 46        Farias                 
Urging Congress to require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide VA services to incarcerated veterans detained in state hospitals and to consider expanding such services to all incarcerated veterans.




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