COMMITTEE:    Veteran Affairs & Military Installations 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 

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



Bills to be considered:


HCR 46        Farias | et al.         SP: Rodríguez
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.

HCR 85        Wray | et al.           SP: Birdwell
Directing the governor of the State of Texas to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to Chief Petty Officer Christopher Scott Kyle.

HB 19         King, Susan | et al.    SP: Campbell
Relating to a preventive services program and mental health programs for veterans and military families.

HB 787        Miller, Rick | et al.   SP: Campbell
Relating to the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

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

HB 882        Miller, Rick            SP: Birdwell
Relating to the director and assistant director of the Texas Military Preparedness Commission.

HB 906        Paddie | et al.         SP: Nichols
Relating to the qualifications for appointment as a veterans county service officer.

HB 1112       Gutierrez               SP: Uresti
Relating to projects that a defense adjustment management authority may conduct.

HB 1640       Farias | et al.         SP: Campbell
Relating to the compatibility of certain defense community regulations and structures with military operations.

HB 2014       Sheets | et al.         SP: Taylor, Van
Relating to the authority of military personnel to obtain certification to teach career and technology education classes in public schools.

HB 2108       Galindo | et al.        SP: Garcia
Relating to a medal for certain members of the military forces who served during the Cold War.

HB 2232       Kuempel | et al.        SP: Campbell
Relating to the creation of regional military sustainability commissions for certain military installations.

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

HB 3547       Larson | et al.         SP: Campbell
Relating to a voluntary veteran's employment preference for private employers.

HB 3996       Blanco                  SP: Uresti
Relating to the donation of juror reimbursements.

Border Security Subcommittee Report.


Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.




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