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House Committee on State, Federal and International Relations - 75th R.S. (1997)

Committee Members
Bob Hunter, Chair
Paul Moreno, Vice Chair
Norma Chavez
Carl Isett
Sue Palmer
Jim Pitts
Gene Seaman
G.E. 'Buddy' West
Miguel "Mike" Wise
Charges
• Study the need to enhance protection for cemeteries, especially those that may be unknown or unmarked. Consider the effects on landowners of current laws and any proposed changes.
• Consider whether there is a need and a way to restrain the growth of official state symbols and resolutions. Review current lists to determine whether revision is desirable.
• Actively monitor activities of the Records Management Inter-Agency Coordination Council to develop recommendations regarding electronic records.
• Monitor the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's efforts to implement the recommendations contained in the KPMG Peat Marwick review of the states's historical structures, sites, and parks, including all measures to improve the maintenance, operational support, and promotion of the facilities. (Joint with the House Committee on State Recreational Resources)
• Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.

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