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Textile Industry Development - 64th R.S. (1975)

Committee Members
E.L. Short, Chair
Grant Jones, Vice Chair
Tom Creighton
Forrest Green
Kent Hance
Don Rains
Armer Earwood, Co-Chair
Dan W. Davis
A.H. Walker
Charges
• Develop a program of research and application to specifically identify in feasibility reports geographic areas of Texas in addition to the High Plains, which offer textile milling potential for cotton, wool, mohair and man-made fibers.
• Identify textile manufactured specialty items, which can be introduced for processing in rural communities, and develop a suggested format of cost input and benefit return prospectus that can be used as a guide by local industrial development groups and investors to establish such industries themselves.
• Establish avenues for existing textile industry to conduct new product research and interchange ideas and project results on a permanent on-going basis.
• Promote and develop statewide interest in the creation of textile mills in Texas and recruit community support in developing industrial financing, labor training and incentives which will enhance the location of mills to Texas.

Note:
Appointed by Speaker and Lieutenant Governor, pursuant to HCR 127.

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