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3 Document(s) [ Subject: Wildlife management areas ]

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.
Committee: House State Recreational Resources
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on State Recreational Resources, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2000 : a report to the House of Representatives, 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Deer hunting | Fishing licenses | Hunting | Hunting licenses | Parks and Wildlife, Texas Department of | State parks | Wildlife | Wildlife management areas |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 r245
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [81 pages  File size: 2,576 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Evaluate the need for hunting license exemptions for wildlife that pose an imminent threat to personal property or human health and safety.
2. Study the management of state wildlife on private property.
3. Review issues related to reciprocal license agreements with neighboring states and reduced-price fishing licenses for persons over 65.
4. Consider a general policy governing the extent to which the state parks system should be financially self-supporting. Consider additional policies that might fairly allocate costs between the state and local entities for sites that are primarily of local interest.
5. Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: House Ways and Means
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Ways and Means Committee, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Business taxes | Capital Metro | Dallas Area Rapid Transit | Franchise taxes | Mass transit | Metropolitan Transit Authority | Property taxes | Tax system | VIA Metropolitan Transit | Wildlife management areas |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 w368
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [37 pages  File size: 1,238 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review any fund balances attributable to excess sales tax revenues of Metropolitan Transit Authorities, including the Authorities' plans for use of the balances.
2. Study features of the franchise tax that enable companies to minimize or avoid tax liability, including the conversion to non-corporate business forms and changing location of the payor.
3. Make an assessment of the revenue impacts on state and local governments of amendments to the Tax Code enacted by the 73rd and 74th Legislatures. The assessment should include amendments with delayed implementation dates.
4. Conduct active oversight of agencies under the committee's jurisdiction, including implementation of the constitutional amendment granting open space valuation to real property under wildlife management.

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