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House Committee on Rural Development, Select - 76th R.S. (1999)

Committee Members
Barry Telford, Chair
Clyde Alexander
Warren Chisum
David Counts
Judy Hawley
Jim Keffer
Tracy O. King
Jim McReynolds
Tom Ramsay
Irma Rangel
David Swinford
Charges
• Conduct a comprehensive study of all issues pertaining to the current and future viability of rural areas and small cities and towns in Texas. The committee shall develop plans to maintain and improve the economic, social and cultural life of rural Texans.
• Studies shall include rural industries, transportation, telecommunications, environmental and natural resource issues, health and human needs, housing, and any other matters substantially affecting the quality of life in rural Texas.
• Report should recommend both short-term and long-term strategic changes in state policy, rules and regulations.

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