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House Committee on Coastal and Marine Resources, Interim - 62nd R.S. (1971)

Committee Members
Ray Lemmon, Chair
Forrest A. Harding
Carl A. Parker
Bill Presnal
Al Cisneros
Dr. Felix Fenter
Harry Hubbard
John Orr
Dr. Steward Wolf
Charges
• Work with and support the new Texas Council of Marine Related Affairs, with the view of providing assistance and evaluating the progress made by this Council, and, further, that the special interim committee maintain liaison with the Interagency Natural Resources Council of the Office of the Governor so as to support and evaluate the Coastal Resources Management Program of the State of Texas.
• The Study Committee on Coastal and Marine Resources shall also evaluate legislation or other action of the Congress of the United States establishing national policy in the coastal zones and offshore waters.
• The committee shall investigate innovative methods of land use management based on motivational policies which would encourage the individual citizen and landowner to acknowledge the secondary effects of his actions, thereby creating the basic force necessary to protect and improve the environment of the coastal areas within the historical concepts of American government.
• The committee shall also investigate innovative methods whereby state and local government will be able to acquire, understand, and utilize highly specialized knowledge regarding the marine environment and the coastal interface so as to make well-informed and wise decisions concerning environmental and ecological questions.

Note:
Appointed by Speaker 12/8/1971, pursuant to HSR 571.

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