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Committee: Senate Veteran Affairs and Military Installations
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: The Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs & Military Installations report and recommendations to the 81st Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Military bases | Military casualties | Military families | State employees | State purchasing | Veterans | Veterans Commission, Texas | Veterans Land Board | Veterans' health care |
Library Call Number: L1836.80 V641
Session: 80th R.S. (2007)
Online version: View report [115 pages  File size: 4,666 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine any existing state veteran hiring and procurement preferences and procedures and make recommendations for improving and enhancing these programs to increase efficiencies and maximize funding.
2. Study veteran reintegration issues, including the occurrence of post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, substance abuse problems, and domestic violence and other family issues. Make suggestions regarding what the state could do to supplement and enhance related services for veterans and their families, focusing on state military forces veterans and reservists. Include an assessment of the implementation of SB 1058, 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, relating to reintegration counseling services.
3. Study state services and benefits for injured service members and their families who are recovering from their injuries and rehabilitating in Texas. Make recommendations on how to better serve them.
4. Study the relationships between military installations and the surrounding communities and make recommendations addressing encroachment and quality of life.
5. Examine ways that "The Fund for Veterans Assistance" established by HB 3107, 80th Legislature, Regular Session could be maximized to the benefit of Texas veterans.
6. Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Committee, 80th Legislature, Regular Session, and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation. Focus on the implementation of the Texas Veterans Commission (HB 3426, 80th Legislature, Regular Session) and Texas Veterans Land Board (HB 3140, 80th Legislature, Regular Session) Sunset reviews.
Committee: Senate Veteran Affairs and Military Installations
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Base realignment and closure | Cemeteries | Long-term care | Military bases | Military families | Military personnel | Nursing homes | Texas Air National Guard | Texas Army National Guard | Veterans | Veterans Land Board | Veterans' health care |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 v641
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [215 pages  File size: 2,154 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor developments at the federal level regarding the Federal Base Realignment and Base Closure (BRAC) process, and the implementation of SB 1815, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to loan assistance for communities affected by BRAC.
2. Evaluate the effects of the increased bonding authority granted to the Veteran's Land Board in HB 2453, 77th Legislature, Regular Session.
3. Evaluate veteran land and housing fund programs, including veteran nursing homes. The Committee shall determine if the demand for veterans nursing home beds is exceeding the available supply.
4. Monitor the implementation of the following legislation from the 77th Session: HB 310, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to veterans cemeteries; HB 2125, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to public school admission for military personnel and dependents; and SB 1159, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to providing state veteran services. The Committee shall also evaluate the cost-effectiveness of programs and benefits provided to veterans and their families by state agencies. The Committee should consider veterans programs administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Administration.
5. Assess the impact of the current military mobilization on persons called to active duty and their families. The Committee should examine state and federal statutes concerning active reservists and guardsmen and make recommendations, if necessary.
6. Monitor the current mobilization of Texas military forces and the role of the National Guard Armories to determine if increased assistance from the state is necessary for an efficient and timely response.
Committee: House General Investigating, Permanent
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Final report of House Investigating Committee.
Subjects: General Land Office | Houston Independent School District | State land | Veterans Land Board |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 55th Leg., R.S. 469 (1957)
Session: 54th R.S. (1955)
Online version: View report [10 pages  File size: 448 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Inquire into and investigate the administration of any state agency, board, commission, or any other departments or institutions of the Government of the State of Texas and any other matters which would or might indicate irregularities in any state agency, board, commission, or any other departments or institutions of the Government of the State of Texas. That such committee is directed specifically to continue the investigation of the Veterans Land Program and to report fully on such investigation to the next regular session of the Legislature.
Committee: House Veterans' Land Program, Investigation, Special
Title: Preliminary Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the committee in regard to investigation of the Veterans' Land Program.
Subjects: Veterans | Veterans Land Board |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 54th Leg., R.S. 898 (1955)
Session: 54th R.S. (1955)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 359 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Inquire into and investigate the administration of the Veterans' Land Program, and any other matters which would or might indicate irregularities in the Veterans' Land Program.
Committee: House Veterans' Land Program, Investigation, Special
Title: Final Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the committee in regard to investigation of the Veterans' Land Program.
Subjects: Veterans | Veterans Land Board |
Library Call Number: L1836.54 V641
Session: 54th R.S. (1955)
Online version: View report [8 pages  File size: 341 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Inquire into and investigate the administration of the Veterans' Land Program, and any other matters which would or might indicate irregularities in the Veterans' Land Program.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Veterans' Land Program, Investigation, Special
Title: Transcript, Testimony of Attorney General John Ben Shepperd, R.C. Diebel, Preston Craig, and C.H. Cavness, February 4, 1955
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.54 V641M
Session: 54th R.S. (1955)
Online version: View document [98 pages  File size: 108,930 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: [Investigation of administration of the Veterans' Land Program].
Subjects: Veterans Land Board |
Library Call Number: L1836.53 IN8SVR
Session: 53rd R.S. (1953)
Online version: View report [10 pages  File size: 516 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Continue the inquiries heretofore begun by the committee heretofore authorized and appointed, relative to law violations and the administration of all state laws and any of the matters pertaining to or affecting the revenues of the State government, and the expenditures of taxes, fees and assessments, and to inquire into any other affairs and activities of governmental departments and institutions of whatever kind and character, as such activities in any way affect the financial or other welfare of the government and the citizens of Texas. Said committee shall make a study of any other governmental activity, and shall have authority to investigate and inquire into any such matters.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Transcript, Investigation of Veterans' Land Board, Volume I (December 27-28, 1954; January 12 and 18, 1955)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.53 IN8SV V. 1
Session: 53rd R.S. (1953)
Online version: View document [402 pages  File size: 500,338 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Transcript, Investigation of Veterans' Land Board, Volume II (Executive Sessions, January 17-18 and 26, February 7-8, March 8 and 22, 1955)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.53 IN8SV V. 2
Session: 53rd R.S. (1953)
Online version: View document [504 pages  File size: 161,998 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Transcript, Investigation of Veterans' Land Board, Volume III (February 2, 7, 14-15, and 17, 1955)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.53 IN8SV V. 3
Session: 53rd R.S. (1953)
Online version: View document [453 pages  File size: 161,269 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Transcript, Investigation of Veterans' Land Board, Volume IV (February 23, March 8-9, 16, 22, 24, and 28, 1955)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.53 IN8SV V. 4
Session: 53rd R.S. (1953)
Online version: View document [429 pages  File size: 514,762 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Transcript, Investigation of Veterans' Land Board, Volume V (April 5-6, 12, and 20, May 17, 1955)
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.53 IN8SV V. 5
Session: 53rd R.S. (1953)
Online version: View document [360 pages  File size: 114,656 kb]
Committee: Senate General Investigating
Title: Transcript, Investigation of Veterans' Land Board, Volume VI, Exhibits
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.53 IN8SV V. 6
Session: 53rd R.S. (1953)
Online version: View document [199 pages  File size: 107,680 kb]

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