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Beaches - 60th R.S. (1967)

Committee Members
A.R. 'Babe' Schwartz, Chair
Russell Cummings
Henry Grover
D. Roy Harrington
Rufus Underwood Kilpatrick
Travis A. Peeler
Robert Barnes
Charges
• Make a study of the problems particular to the various beaches of Texas.
• The report of the special interim committee shall cover the following subjects:
a. The most practical method of procuring the right-of-way necessary for construction of essential parallel highways and vehicular parking areas to facilitate access to the beach, all to be situated landward and above the beach;
b. Method of procuring easements for egress and ingress between such parking areas and the beach;
c. Procedure for negotiation and execution of cooperative agreements between the state and affected landowners for acquisition by gift or purchase of such rights-of-way and easements;
d. Recognition of rights in such landowners to construct works, including groins, for the protection of their property and meeting the standards to be prescribed in such legislation;
e. Method of negotiations with landowners for additional easements or deeds for park areas adjacent to the beach, for the use and pleasure of the public, provided such lands or easements can be obtained without cost to the state;
f. any change necessary to bring general legislation into conformity with the fixed procedures applicable to National Seashore Areas, to the extent that lands along the coast may be designated to a National Seashore Area; and
g. Such other related matters as in the opinion of the interim committee should be included in such report so as to facilitate the development of Texas beaches as public recreational areas and to further their development as a tourist attraction.

Note:
Appointed by Lieutenant Governor 5/29/1967 and Speaker 10/9/1967, pursuant to SCR 46.
Public member Robert Barnes appointed by the Governor.

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