2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to provision of campus veteran resources; and declaring an emergency.|
Directs Department of Veterans' Affairs to develop and implement one or more grant programs statewide to expand and enhance existing campus veteran resource centers and employ campus veteran resource coordinators on campuses of community colleges and public universities to help veterans successfully transition from military service to college life, succeed in college, complete educational goals and transition from college to workforce and community.
Limits biennial expenditures from lottery moneys allocated from veterans' services fund to Department of Veterans' Affairs for purpose of implementing grant programs. Requires Department of Veterans' Affairs to submit report on grant programs to interim legislative committees relating to veterans by August 31, 2018. Requires Advisory Committee to report to interim legislative committees related to veterans with evaluation of grant programs and recommendations for legislation by September 15, 2018. Sunsets January 2, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 731|
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|