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7 Document(s) [ Subject: Pesticides ]

Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Agriculture and Livestock : to the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 72nd Legislature.
Subjects: African honey bees | Agriculture | Animal diseases | Aquaculture | Border economy | Border environment | Border health | Border transportation | Colonias | Economic development | Exotic species | Fire ants | Food safety | Hazardous substances | Hazardous waste | Insects | International trade | Livestock | Pesticides | Rio Grande River | Rural areas | Rural issues | Solid waste disposal | Truck traffic | Water rights | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 ag83
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [59 pages  File size: 3,029 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To study the promotion of the exotic livestock industry and potential public necessity of governmental regulation thereof.
2. To study international agriculture (joint study with State, Federal and International Relations Committee).
3. To study exotic pests and their impact on Texas agriculture.
4. To study nutrition education and food safety.
5. To study pesticide disposal.
6. To study agricultural economic diversification and development in rural areas.
7. To study the economic development opportunities of the aquaculture industry and the regulatory responsibilities of the State.
Committee: Senate Health and Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health
Title: Interim Report - Ethylene Dibromide
Library Catalog Title: Interim report on environmental health ethylene dibromide (EDB) / the State of Texas Senate Subcommittee on Public Health.
Subjects: Hazardous substances | Pesticides |
Library Call Number: L1836.68 en89s
Session: 68th R.S. (1983)
Online version: View report [71 pages  File size: 1,930 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the potential risks associated with the use of Ethylene Dibromide (EDB) as a pesticide. Review state and federal regulation of EDB. *
Committee: House Fire Ants in Texas, Select
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Legislature : report of the / Select Committee on Fire Ants, Texas House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Legislature.
Subjects: Exotic species | Fire ants | Pesticides |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 f514
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [41 pages  File size: 1,691 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Determine the exact extent of infestation.
2. Determine at which direction and rate the fire ants are moving.
3. Make an assessment of overall damages and injuries.
4. Study the procedures necessary to report damages and injuries.
5. Monitor federal legislation on pesticide controls and its impact on the fire ant problem.
6. Determine whether legislative action is necessary and warranted.
7. Examine the procedures which other states have followed in combating this problem.
8. Coordinate similar activities and programs with the Texas Department of Agriculture, the Texas A&M Agricultural Extension Service, the Texas A&M Agricultural Experiment Stations, and the House Committee on Agriculture.
Committee: House Health Services
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the House of Representatives, 68th Legislature : interim report / of the Health Services Committee, Texas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature.
Subjects: Alcoholism | Autism | California | Community support services | Drug rehabilitation programs | Drug trafficking | Hazardous substances | Health care providers | Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Texas Department of | Mental health services | Mentally disabled persons | Patients' rights | Pesticides | State agency budgets | Substance abuse | Underage drinking | Veterans | Veterans' health care |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 h349
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [103 pages  File size: 4,438 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Investigate the problems of alcohol addiction and drug abuse among youth.
2. Oversight functions shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 67th Regular Session of the Legislature. In addition, a study should be made of the impact of any federal cuts, and the differences in the operational aspect of the agencies under block vs. categorical grants. Close scrutiny should be given to each agency to ascertain if legislative intent is being carried out in the rules promulgated by the agency and if the rules are feasible and practical in their application. These agencies include: Department of Health Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness Health Facilities Commission Texas Commission on Alcoholism Board of Morticians Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners Texas Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Aids Board of Nurse Examiners Texas Optometry Board State Board of Pharmacy Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Texas Board of Podiatry Examiners Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists State Board of Dental Examiners State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
3. Study the operations of the Health Systems Agencies in Texas.
4. Examine California's statutes relating to freedom of choice in selecting health care services and providers and determine if similar changes should be made in Texas' statutes.
5. Coordinate efforts with the Joint Committee on Autistic Citizens to develop possible alternatives to institutionalization of mentally retarded and autistic persons.
6. Monitor the activities and progress of the programs designed to provide aid to veterans suffering from Agent Orange. Look at number of veterans served, percentages with abnormalities, costs, etc.
7. Study the impact of pesticides on health in Texas.
8. Study the proposed construction of the Houston Psychiatric Hospital.
Committee: Senate Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim Report to the 68th Legislature / Senate Natural Resources, Subcommittee on Agriculture.
Subjects: Agricultural labor | Agricultural loans | Agriculture | Cooperative Extension, Texas | Explosions | Grain elevators and warehouses | Pesticides | Texas A&M AgriLife Research | Water planning | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ag83s
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [45 pages  File size: 2,772 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the issues of bonding or recovery funds associated with grain elevator storage to ensure commodity producers against possible economic loss.
2. Explore the issue of agricultural labor with respect to labor availability and labor relations.
3. Study the transportation of agricultural commodities and analyze the effect that transportation rates have upon agricultural profitability.
4. Review the measures the state has taken to guarantee that farmers are assured sufficient supplies of water for their crops and livestock.
5. Examine the adequacy and timeliness of publicly funded agricultural research and development programs.
6. Examine any problems relating to the enabling legislation and administration of the Family Farm and Ranch Security Program.
7. Study the current system for bonding of commodity warehouses. Consider the risk of warehouse defaults and the possible effects on depositors. Review proposed methods for guaranteeing 100% protection for commodities depositors *
8. Review current state laws regulating pesticides; consider whether additional regulations are needed to protect the health farm workers. *
9. Investigate recent grain elevator explosions in Texas and suggest means to reduce the likelihood that such catastrophes will recur.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Natural Resources Subcommittee on Agriculture
Title: SR 627
Library Call Number: SR 627
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 666 kb]
Committee: House Agriculture and Livestock
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Agriculture and Livestock, Texas House of Representatives, 64th Legislature : to the Speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 65th Legislature.
Subjects: Agriculture | Brucellosis | Exports | Fire ants | Food safety | Insects | International trade | Pesticides | Structural Pest Control Board, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 ag83
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [33 pages  File size: 966 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the market for livestock and other Texas' agricultural products. Identify barriers to agricultural exports and international trade. *
2. Study federal legislation and appropriations affecting agriculture in Texas. Focus on Brucellosis control programs, the urea labeling law, and the federal meat inspection program. *
3. Study the availability of insecticides, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, and fuels used in agricultural production by Texas producers. *

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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