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House Committee on Environmental Regulation - 73rd R.S. (1993)

Committee Members
Warren Chisum, Chair
Robert Saunders, Vice Chair
Bill Blackwood
Robert Eckels
Patricia Gray
Harvey Hilderbran
Mike Jackson
Edmund Kuempel
Ron Lewis
Keith Oakley
Elvira Reyna
Robert Talton
Charges
• Examine the opportunities and impediments to creating special solid waste management districts to provide services to rural communities.
• Study preventive measures available to state and local governments that can maintain or enhance air quality conditions in those metropolitan areas in Texas presently meeting the national ambient air quality standards.
• Study the state's requirements for the siting of environmentally sensitive facilities and make recommendations to address associated land use compatibility concerns.
• Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including a study of mandated reports to the legislature and legislative agencies. The study should consist of a review of the legislative reporting requirements of all agencies to identify areas where reporting obligations could be streamlined and agency accountability improved. The committee shall make specific recommendations about the continuation, modification or elimination of required legislative reports.

Note:
House Journal committee appointments, 73rd Legislature, p. 180 show "District 144" appointed. On 2/15/1993, HR 254, 73rd Legislature, discharged the Select Committee on Election Contest for District 144 and resolved that Robert E. Talton be seated unconditionally as a member of the House of Representatives for District 144.
Bill Blackwood died 6/25/93. Elvira Reyna elected in special election 11/2/93, sworn 12/13/93.

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