Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee

Committee Information
Vice-Chair
Sen. Shapleigh
Eliot Shapleigh
 
Members:
Staff:

Director:
Jenee Margo Gonzales
Legislative Assistant:
Brent Turner
Clerk / Legislative Assistant:
Kathryn Freeman

Phone: (512) 463-2211
Fax: (512) 463-7683
201 East 14th St.,
Sam Houston Building, Suite 345
Austin, TX 78701



Schedule and Bills Referred to Committee Schedule, Minutes, Witness List and Bills Referred to Committee

Important News and Updates

Icon: Press ReleaseDecember 9, 2008
Updated list of Texans fallen in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom

Icon: Press ReleaseSecretary of State's Military and Overseas Voter Services
From the Texas Secretary of State's Website

Icon: Press ReleaseThe Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008
Factsheet - PDF Format

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 2, 2007
Veteran & Military Bills Passed - 80th Session

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Press Room

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 10, 2008
TEA provides support to regions expecting student enrollment surges due to base realignments - PDF Format

Icon: Press ReleaseOctober 6, 2008
DoD Revises Purple Heart Eligibility Criteria to Allow Award to POWs Who Die in Captivity - From DoD

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 16, 2008
Senator Van de Putte Holds Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee Hearing

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 8, 2008
Veteran Affairs and Military Installations and Defense Affairs and State Federal Relations to hold interim hearing in San Antonio, Texas

Icon: Press ReleaseSeptember 3, 2008
State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, Chair of the Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations, to be awarded medal by National Guard Association of the United States

Icon: Press ReleaseAugust 20, 2008
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, Chair of the Texas Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations, Responds to Gov. Perry's call for Higher Education Benefits for Veterans and their Families

Icon: Press ReleaseJune 25, 2008
Senator Van De Putte Applauds Efforts Of U.S. Department Of Education & U.S. Department Of Defense

Icon: Press ReleaseApril 4, 2008
Sen. Van de Putte Welcomes New Director of Veteran Affairs and Military Installations (VAMI) Committee

Icon: Press ReleaseMarch 31, 2008
Wounded Warrior Day in San Antonio: Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations to hold hearing

 
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Senator Van de Putte receives the National Guard Association of the United States' Charles Dick Medal of Merit on September 3, 2008. The award was presented by the Adjutant General of Texas Lieutenant General Charles Rodriguez and the National Guard Association of Texas (NGAT) Executive Director Ray Lindner.

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Video/Audio Archives [ 79th | 78th | 77th | 76th ]

80th Session Interim


80th Regular Session

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Reports

The following reports are available for download:

Interim Charges

Committee Archives

79th Legislature's Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee .
78th Legislature's Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee .
77th Legislature's Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee .
76th Legislature's Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Committee .

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