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3 Document(s) [ Subject: Aquatic vegetation ]

Committee: House Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Alamo | Aquatic vegetation | Battleship Texas | Chronic Wasting disease | Commission on the Arts, Texas | Daughters of the Republic of Texas | Deer | Droughts | Endangered species | Fisheries | General Land Office | Historical Commission, Texas | Invasive species | Library & Archives Commission, Texas State | License plates | Office of Economic Development and Tourism | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | Sporting goods sales taxes | State parks | State Preservation Board | Texas Film Commission | Texas State Cemetery | Tourism | Wildfires | Wildlife |
Library Call Number: L1836.82 R245
Session: 82nd R.S. (2011)
Online version: View report [103 pages]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate strategies to control known existing invasive aquatic species, including species commonly referred to as giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta), water hyacinths (family Pontederiaceae), and zebra mussels (family Dreissenidae).
2. Study and make recommendations for improving deer breeder compliance with existing laws and regulations.
3. Recommend approaches to improve long-term funding for state park acquisition, development, and maintenance.
4. Study the effects the drought and wildfires have had on tourism and recreation in Texas. Make recommendations for ways to prevent future losses.
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 82nd Legislature, including the General Land Office's implementation of HB 3726 (82R), regarding the administration of the Alamo.
Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2004 : a report to the House of Representatives, 79th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Animal diseases | Animal Health Commission, Texas | Aquatic vegetation | Bovine spongiform encephalopathy | Bovine tuberculosis | Brucellosis | Brush control | Exotic species | Hoof-and-mouth disease | Swine |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 AG86
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [62 pages  File size: 1,897 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate the impact of the feral hog population in Texas in relation to economic harm to landowners and to the potential threat of spreading highly contagious animal diseases, such as foot-and-mouth disease.
2. Assess the state's brush control efforts to ensure that available programs and funding are utilized to fulfill their maximum potential and also examine the impact of invasive aquatic plants (hydrilla, water hyacinth, etc.) and animals (zebra mussels, etc).
3. Monitor the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: House State Recreational Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on State Recreational Resources, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2002 : a report to the House of Representatives, 78th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Aquatic vegetation | Boating safety | Fish | Fishing | Game wardens | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | Property taxes | Rivers | Wildlife management areas |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 r245
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [92 pages  File size: 4,168 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review Chapter 31, Parks and Wildlife Code, relating to water safety, as well as rules and regulatory procedures implemented by the Department of Parks and Wildlife to ensure that the purposes of the chapter are carried out consistently and efficiently.
2. Examine and evaluate the critical role of game wardens in accomplishing the mission of the Parks and Wildlife Department. Review all aspects of the training and duties of game wardens and assess the support provided to achieve maximum benefit from their efforts.
3. Review the results of studies involving the impact of removing non-game fish on game fish populations. Monitor any field studies of non-game fish removal by the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife, including the latest techniques for such removal.
4. Review policies and actions of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in maintaining healthy waterways, including, but not limited to, policies related to aquatic vegetation management and vehicular traffic in streambeds.
5. Actively monitor agencies and programs under the committee's oversight jurisdiction, including the implementation of HB 3123, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, related to taxation of real property under a wildlife management plan.

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