COMMITTEE:    Defense & Veterans' Affairs 

TIME & DATE:  10:00 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Monday, April 26, 2021 

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


The Committee on Defense & Veterans' Affairs will meet to discuss pending business, and the following bills:


HB 3068        Slaton                                                
Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 276 in Hunt and Rains Counties as the Staff Sergeant Shawn Henry McNabb Memorial Bridge.

SB 1233        Seliger                                               
Relating to a study of the disaster preparedness for certain state military installations.

SB 886         Blanco | et al.                                        
Relating to the provision of citizenship assistance to veterans by the Texas Veterans Commission.

HB 2903        Raymond | et al.                                       
Relating to an educational training guide for family members and caregivers of veterans who have mental health disorders.

HB 2159        Raymond                                               
Relating to a study on state land use to facilitate health and wellness for veterans.

HCR 44         Ellzey                                                
Directing the governor to posthumously award the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to 1st Lieutenant Andrew Jackson Lummus Jr.

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