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Border Conference - 57th R.S. (1961)

Committee Members
Eligio de la Garza
Hubert R. Hudson
Malcolm McGregor
Frank Owen III
Charges
• WHEREAS, The adjoining states of the United States of Mexico and their Federal Government have initiated a far-reaching and comprehensive program of city planning, economic development and beautification, and desire the cooperation of the sister cities in the sister cities in the United States of America in furthering a joint development program; and
WHEREAS, The orderly planning and development of this area by the United States of Mexico and the Border States of the United States of America will promote the economic, financial, and cultural growth and appreciation of both nations' resources; and
WHEREAS, The Federal Government of the United States of America has available funds for border planning in the four states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas in a cooperative effort with the United States of Mexico to stimulate this area of mutual accord; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, By the Senate of the State of Texas, the House of Representatives concurring, that there is hereby established a committee to be known as the Border Conference Committee to make studies of this area of cooperation and development with the United States of Mexico, the states of California, Arizona and New Mexico and the Federal Government of the United States of America, and to report the result of its study to the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and to determine what may be necessary for the State of Texas to have the advantage of existing financial assistance for the State Regional Metropolitan and County planning. The committee hereby established is to be composed of six members, two to be appointed by the Governor, two to be appointed by the Lieutenant Governor, and two to be appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Note:
Appointed by Speaker (House Journal, 57th 3rd C.S. p. 662) and President Pro Tempore (Senate Journal, 57th 3rd C.S. p. 341), pursuant to SCR 16, 57th 3rd C.S.

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