HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

COMMITTEE:   Defense & Veterans' Affairs 

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Thursday, August 07, 2014 

PLACE:       E1.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. José Menéndez 

 

 

The Committee on Defense and Veterans' Affairs will meet with the Committee on Licensing and Administrative Procedures for a Joint Interim Hearing on August 7th, 2014.

 

Purpose of Hearing:

 

ˇ                Study the implementation of all legislation from the 83rd Regular Session that seeks to develop a model to require state agencies regulating occupational licenses which require an apprenticeship to credit veterans' relevant military experience toward the apprenticeship requirements.

 

ˇ                Study methods to assure returning veterans have access to necessary transition assistance and access to job training, education, and sustainable employment, including monitoring federal actions and coordinating state and private programs. Specifically, explore options for alternative certification programs that give returning military service men and women credit for skills learned and time served while on active duty. Track related legislation passed during the 83rd Legislature.

 

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 24 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.