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Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure - 79th R.S. (2005)

Committee: Senate Veteran Affairs and Military Installations Subcommittee on Base Realignment and Closure
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Base realignment and closure : a report and recommendations to the 80th Legislature
Subjects: Base realignment and closure | Military bases |
Library Call Number: L1836.79 V641b
Session: 79th R.S. (2005)
Online version: View report [89 pages  File size: 3,813 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Analyze the implementation of SB 252, 79th R.S., SB 1481, 79th R.S., and HB 2340, 79th R.S., and make recommendations about how the State can create more financial flexibility for defense dependent communities working to redevelop closed or realigned Department of Defense installations and property.
2. Monitor national Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) developments, overseas BRAC developments, and Department of Defense redevelopment efforts; and communicate regularly to Texas' various defense dependent communities, their elected officials and to the Lt. Governor, and Governor on the redevelopment timeline and efforts. Activities should include:
  • Analyze the federally-mandated closure process for the following installations and communicate regularly with the district Senator and other elected officials on the specific economic development and property redevelopment needs of the community: Naval Station Ingleside; Brooks City-Base, San Antonio; and Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant
  • Analyze the realignment of the various installations across the state including but not limited to Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Fort Bliss in El Paso and Red River Army Depot in Texarkana and help coordinate state and local efforts to ensure adequate infrastructure and support.

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