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Senate Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture - 77th R.S. (2001)

Committee: Senate Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: The Senate Interim Subcommittee on Agriculture interim report to the 78th Legislature.
Subjects: Animal diseases | Farming | Fire ants |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 n219a
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [47 pages  File size: 2,046 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the current efforts for the early detection, exclusion and treatment of diseased plants and animals. The Subcommittee shall assess the need for regulatory and programmatic changes to address this problem.
2. Monitor the development of the 2002 Federal Farm Bill and its impact on Texas. The Subcommittee should assess the need for changes in state law or policies necessary to comply with and benefit from the federal legislation.
3. Study the efficiency, implementation and funding of the Fire Ant Research and Management Account Advisory Committee at the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station for the eradication of fire ants. The Subcommittee shall evaluate state entities currently charged to combat the fire ant problem and make recommendations necessary to ensure a coordinated response.

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