COMMITTEE:    Defense & Veterans' Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM, Monday, March 29, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.028 
CHAIR:       Rep. Richard Peńa Raymond 


HCR 71         Lopez
Urging Congress to bestow on Marcelino Serna the Congressional Medal of Honor.

HB 3277        Raymond                                               
Relating to a study of the disaster preparedness for each state military installation.

HB 3067        Buckley                                               
Relating to the designation of State Highway 195 as a portion of the national Purple Heart Trail.

HB 2701        Slaton                                                
Relating to certain requirements for activation of the Texas National Guard into active combat duty.

HB 912         Cortez                                                
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for recipients of the Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal.

HB 1795        Dominguez                                             
Relating to the adoption of a land bank program by the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation.

HB 1884        Dominguez                                             
Relating to the award of grants by the Texas Workforce Commission to facilitate the participation of certain veterans and military personnel in apprenticeship training programs.

HB 1208        Guillen                                               
Relating to a state employment preference for certain children of veterans with a disability.

HB 697         Rosenthal                                             
Relating to requiring entities that provide mental health services to veterans to provide military cultural competency training to personnel to accept a grant from a state agency.

HB 3401        Price | et al.                                         
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor members of the United States Navy SEALs.

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Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 3426


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