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2 Document(s) [ Subject: Tick-borne diseases ]

Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2010 : report to the Texas House of Representatives, 82nd session
Subjects: Agricultural policy | Agriculture | Animal diseases | Economic development | Rural economic development | Swine | Tick-borne diseases | Transportation planning |
Library Call Number: L1836.81 Ag86
Session: 81st R.S. (2009)
Online version: View report [32 pages  File size: 759 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate the impact of tick-borne diseases in domestic and exotic livestock and of plant diseases and pests on the Texas agriculture industry. Examine barriers limiting the state's response and identify resources to enhance the state's ability to control, prevent, and respond to disease vectors.
2. Review efforts to manage feral hog populations and mitigate damage to agricultural and livestock operations.
3. Study the safety and efficiency of the existing agriculture-related transportation infrastructure. Consider the air, ground, and rail transportation needs of rural Texas and analyze the effect on economic development. Joint Interim Charge with House Committee on Transportation
4. Survey rural economic development programs. Analyze the economic relationship between rural communities and the agriculture industry and their combined impact on the state's economy. Joint Interim Charge with House Committee on County Affairs
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Senate Administration
Title: Tick-borne illnesses in Texas
Library Catalog Title: The prevalence of tick-borne illnesses in Texas : interim report, 77th Legislature.
Subjects: Lyme disease | Tick-borne diseases |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ad65t
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [43 pages  File size: 3,000 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the prevalence of tick-borne illnesses in Texas with a focus on issues relating to prevention and treatment. The study should consider the effectiveness of state education efforts to raise awareness within the medical community and among the general public about the threat of tick-borne illnesses. The study should also examine possible options to improve the type and amount of information available to health care practitioners and the general public in identifying symptoms of tick-borne illnesses and seeking or administering appropriate care.

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