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Committee: House State, Federal and International Relations
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on State, Federal, and International Relations, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2002 : a report to the House of Representatives, 78th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Base realignment and closure | Border economy | Border issues | Border transit corridors | Cemeteries | Military bases | Museums | Rural areas | Rural issues | Texas Legislative Medal of Honor | Tourism | Veterans | Veterans' health care |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 st30
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [111 pages  File size: 2,483 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the readiness of military installations and communities for possible base closings and realignment. Assess opportunities to attract new military units because of base closings in other states.
2. Review the state of tourism in rural Texas. Consider tourism products that are successful in rural Texas and those that hold the promise of greater success. Collaborate with local officials and state agencies involved in promoting tourism to design strategies for communities and entrepreneurs to increase tourist business.
3. Consult with and monitor state and federal agencies with duties related to commercial and personal traffic across the international border with Mexico. Make suggestions to improve the efficiency of border crossings without compromising security or crime detection operations.
4. Develop options for creating a museum of Texas music and music history.
5. Review the laws and procedures concerning the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor to assure that the award will remain an appropriate symbol of extraordinary merit for Texas veterans.
6. Actively monitor agencies and programs under the committee's oversight jurisdiction, including the state veterans medical facilities and, upon passage, implementation of the state veterans cemetery system.
Committee: House Housing of Artifacts Found Off Padre Island
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the House of Representatives of the 62nd Legislature / by the House Interim Study Committee on the Housing of Artifacts found off Padre Island.
Subjects: Historic preservation | Historical monuments | Museums | Ships and shipping |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 H817
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [72 pages  File size: 2,691 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Work with the eventual custodian of the Spanish treasure in arranging for its display appropriately near the site where the discovery was made, either in the existing museum in Corpus Christi, Texas, or in a new museum established at the site of the discovery on land which has already been tendered to the State of Texas as a gift for this purpose.
2. The Committee shall also direct that markers be placed at the actual site of the sunken ships, so that tourists visiting the museum may see them and the area will become second only to the Alamo as a tourist attraction.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Housing of Artifacts Found Off Padre Island
Title: Transcript, Museum for Spanish Treasure Committee [January 9, 1970]
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 H817M 1/70
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [25 pages  File size: 61,685 kb]

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