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2 Document(s) [ Subject: West Texas ]

Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 69th Legislature, Texas House of Representatives / Committee on Agriculture and Livestock.
Subjects: Agriculture | Agriculture, Texas Department of | Animal diseases | Animal Health Commission, Texas | Brucellosis | Cooperative Extension, Texas | Exotic species | Insects | Irrigation | Rural economic development | Soil and Water Conservation Board, Texas | Texas A&M AgriLife Research | Veterinary Medical Examiners, Texas State Board of | Water conservation | West Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.68 ag83
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View report [29 pages  File size: 687 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 3.
2. To study contagious animal diseases including Laryngotracheitis (poultry), Pseudo-rabies (swine), and Brucellosis (cattle).
3. To study the cane borer infestation in the Rio Grande Valley.
4. To examine the economic feasibility of the conversion irrigated farmland in West Texas to water-efficient crops and/or dryland farming.
5. To examine the role of the state in the development of farm industries in Texas, including shrimp and catfish farming.
Committee: House Natural Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Texas Natural Resources Study Committee.
Subjects: Water desalination | Water planning | Water supplies | West Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.62 n219
Session: 62nd R.S. (1971)
Online version: View report [17 pages  File size: 632 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. The committee shall: (1) study the water situation in the state and the federal and state proposals concerning it; (2) study the changes that may be needed in state statutes concerning water protection and development; (3) study the organizational structure of all state water agencies and the administration of state laws relating to water; (4) study alternative methods of financing the Texas Water Plan; (5) hold hearings throughout the state, explaining the major water problems in the state and the proposals for solving them to those attending the hearings and consider alternative proposals from interested Legislators and the public; (6) review major water legislation enacted by the 62nd Legislature.
2. Study the possibility of creating a West Texas Water plan to import water into West Texas and any other possible methods of alleviating the chronic water problems of West Texas.
3. Study the feasibility of establishing facilities in Texas for the desalinization of salt water for agricultural, industrial, and personal consumption in the state.

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