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Senate Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee Members
Bill Sarpalius, Chair
Bill Sims, Vice Chair
Ken Armbrister
Ted Lyon
Hector Uribe
• Conduct a study of the means to improve the economic environment of Texas's natural fiber industry.
• Conduct a study of the economic problems of the state's meat packing industry.
• Conduct an interim study on the certification of animal reproductive technicians.

The charges regarding the fiber and meat packing industries were issued by SR 648. This resolution authorized the addition of five public members to the subcommittee to assist with the studies ordered by SR 648. These appointees were Charles Scruggs, Bob Hale, Tom Wallace and Clifford Hoelscher.
The charge regarding animal reproductive technology was issued by SR 657. This resolution also authorized the Subcommittee on Agriculture to work with the House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock to carry out the charge. A public member, Mike O'Connor, was also appointed to assist with this study.

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