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House Committee on Border and International Affairs - 80th R.S. (2007)

Committee Members
Tracy O. King, Chair
Stephen Frost, Vice Chair
Joaquin Castro
Richard "Rick" Hardcastle
Ana Hernandez
Tommy Merritt
Joe C. Pickett
Charges
• Study the establishment of a citizen trade policy commission and an office of trade development.
• Review changes in border security and immigration on the state and federal level. (Joint Interim Charge with the House Committee on State Affairs.)
• Study the state's current and long-range need for physicians, dentists, nurses, and other allied health and long-term care professionals. Make recommendations regarding strategies related to both geographic distribution and barriers to recruitment of high-need professions, especially for primary care providers and long-term care professionals. (Joint Interim Charge with the House Committees on Appropriations and Public Health.)
• Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.

Note:
Charges issued by the Speaker November 29, 2007.

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