COMMITTEE:    Veteran Affairs & Military Installations 

TIME & DATE:  11:30 AM or upon adjournment
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 

PLACE:        2E.20 (Betty King Cmte. Rm.) 
CHAIR:        Senator Donna Campbell 



Pending Business:


SB 1532       Burton | et al.        
Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission.

SB 961        Rodríguez              
Relating to the designation of February 19 as Iwo Jima Day.

SCR 33        Rodríguez              
Designating September 8 as Major Jefferson Van Horne Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2015.

SB 2001       Garcia | et al.        
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas Women Veterans Program.

SCR 37        Taylor, Larry          
Urging Congress to encourage the Department of Defense to relocate the United States Africa Command to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston.

Bills to be considered:


SB 1463       Lucio                  
Relating to improving the delivery of health care services to veterans in this state.

SB 1963       Hinojosa               
Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's authority to contract with federal agencies to provide healthcare to veterans.

SB 661        Estes                  
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information concerning service members of the state military forces.

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 661


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